Journal article

Arts engagement outside of school: Links with Year 10 to 12 students' intrinsic motivation and self-efficacy in responding to art

Julia E Morris

AUSTRALIAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCHER | SPRINGER | Published : 2018

Abstract

This study draws on student engagement factors to examine the relationship between students’ non-school-based arts experiences on their intrinsic motivation and self-efficacy to participate in visual arts responding tasks. Visual arts responding in the curriculum includes learning about artists and artworks, decoding art and making critical judgements, and is important in building twenty-first century learning skills such as critical thinking and communication. A total of 266 Year 10 to 12 students from 18 schools in Western Australia (WA) participated in the quantitative research, which explored outside-school arts engagement as well as cognitive and psychological engagement factors in thei..

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Grants

Awarded by Edith Cowan University Early Career Researcher Grant


Funding Acknowledgements

Funding was provided by Edith Cowan University Early Career Researcher Grant G1002259.