0 Artifacts of Type "Aesthetic & Performance Inquiry"
…demonstrates to students that some forms of knowledge are best understood through intuitive, imaginative, creative and interpretive methodologies in which maker and receiver come to insight and understanding. It affirms that the ability to understand and discern the world around us and our place within it is conditioned not only by the intellect, but also by the senses—the science of sensory knowledge and the appreciation of the beautiful playing a critical role in human experience. It teaches students that the aesthetic dimension of life ensures meaning and value in ways distinct from rationalism, pragmatism, and mechanism. Experiencing and reflecting on an art form cultivates abilities that can be valuably applied to and enhance other ways of learning and modes of inquiry.