Opinions of Administrators, Faculty and Students Regarding Academic Freedom and Student Artistic Expression (Mellen Studies in Education v. 63)

Opinions of Administrators, Faculty and Students Regarding Academic Freedom and Student Artistic Expression (Mellen Studies in Education v. 63)

By: Charles David Warner (author)Hardback

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This study compares the opinions of campus administrators, art-faculty members and student artists concerning institutional solutions and policy options relating to the exhibition of controversial student art work in the community colleges of Maryland. It investigates specific issues of academic freedom, exhibition space and administrative responsibility for campus neutrality.

Contents

Preface, by Michael H. Parsons i Acknowledgments iii Chapter One: Introduction 1 Purpose 3 Academic Freedom 4 Institutional Neutrality 6 Context of the Presentation 6 Problem Statement 7 Significance 10 Summary 11 Chapter Two: Review of the Literature 13 Academic Freedom 14 History of Academic Freedom 15 And the First Amendment 19 Art as Speech 21 Faculty and Administrators' Opinions 23 Art Censorship 25 Theories 30 Context of the Presentation 34 Administrative Responsibility 42 Summary 45 Chapter Three: Methodology 47 Assumptions and Limitations 47 Definitions 49 Participants 50 Demographic Data 54 Procedure 55 Phase One Individual Interviews 55 Phase One Instrumentation 56 Phase Two Group Interviews 57 Phase Two Instrumentation 58 Case Study One 60 Case Study Two 62 Case Study Three 64 Policy Options 67 Policy Option One 68 Policy Option Two 68 Policy Option Three 69 Analysis 71 Ethical Considerations 72 Summary 73 Chapter Four: Results 75 Phase One Individual Interviews 76 Issues Involved in the Controversy 76 Principles Employed in the Solution 78 Personal Reaction to the Response 83 Phase Two Group Interviews 87 Community College A 87 Academic Freedom 87 Institutional Neutrality 90 Context of the Presentation 93 Community College B 94 Academic Freedom 94 Institutional Neutrality 96 Context of the Presentation 99 Community College C 99 Academic Freedom 100 Institutional Neutrality 101 Context of the Presentation 104 Group Response to Case Studies 105 Case Study One 105 Case Study Two 108 Case Study Three 111 Policy Preference 113 Patterns of Response 117

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  • ISBN13: 9780773473638
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780773473638
  • ISBN10: 0773473637

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