Teaching of Art Education and its Impact in Students’ Design Decisions and Thinking Skills
Yassir M Mahgoub

This paper for teaching of art education and its impact in students’ design decisions and thinking skills, the study sample consists of 32 students of the third level, batch 2014 – 2015, from the faculty of Education at the King Faisal University: Saudi Arabia. The descriptive analytical and experimental methods were used in this research. The researcher to prepare topics for teaching of art education depends to a great extent on the individual, and the environment. The generation of ideas is considered one of the most important elements, where brain-storming plays an important role, which is subjected to stringent evaluation process before being implemented. An encouragement and support from educators towards creative signs of students would help in the development of creativity. An awareness of creative and innovative process and an involvement in the solution of a creative problem may help students to develop creative and innovative talents. To promote creativity and innovation, areas e.g. projects, laboratory experiments, design of systems and components, where opportunities exist for the development of creativity. The results confirmed the existence of a difference in the quality and value of creative concepts for students in both groups: the experimental and control group, which confirms that the teaching of art education could positively impact students’ design decisions and thinking skills. The researcher recommended developing creativity, students should be encouraged / trained in divergent thinking and provides opportunities to cultivate these habits that would lead to a better development of creativity.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/jehd.v4n2a16