Jeffrey Broome

Jeffrey Broome
Florida State University | FSU · Department of Art Education

Ph.D., Art Education

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Introduction
Jeff Broome is an associate professor and director of doctoral programming for the Department of Art Education at Florida State University. Jeff’s research interests include narrative inquiry, culturally responsive instruction, multi-age art education, and caring approaches to art curricula. Jeff previously served as the elected Director of the Higher Education Division of both the National Art Education Association and the Florida Art Education Association.
Additional affiliations
August 2015 - present
Florida State University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • Director of Doctoral Programs; Director-Elect of the Higher Education Division of the National Art Education Association
August 2011 - July 2015
Florida State University
Position
  • Assistant Professor of Art Education
Description
  • Coordinator of Teacher Certification
August 2008 - July 2011
University of North Texas
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Program Director, 2010 - 2011
Education
August 2003 - December 2006
Florida State University
Field of study
  • Art Education
January 2000 - December 2001
University of South Florida
Field of study
  • Art Education
August 1991 - December 1994
Florida State University
Field of study
  • art education

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Publications (25)
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Multi-age classrooms feature the purposeful grouping of students from 2 or more grade levels in order to form communities of learners. During the past 40 years, multi-age education has been examined in literature and research in many different ways and contexts. In the subject area of visual art, however, little literature can be found that address...
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Considering that the physical space where art is taught can have an essential impact on the learning and creating experience, there are many practical options that educators may consider when arranging or reorganizing their classrooms.
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Recent educational initiatives have emphasised the importance of fostering critical thinking skills in today's students in order to provide strategies for becoming successful problem solvers throughout life. Other scholars advocate the use of critical thinking skills on the grounds that such tools can be used effectively when considering social jus...
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In this article, the authors speculate on the role that art education might play in fostering caring relationships and experiences for children. Inspired by the work of Nel Noddings, the authors offer suggestions for developing a caring approach to art education curricula. The article introduces strategies that are generally congruent with Noddings...
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In this comparative case study, we critically examined the implementation of art education in two art classes situated within communities of higher and lower socioeconomic status. The findings indicated that art budgets under state regulations were equitable; however, families' and communities' external educational resources were starkly different....
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Visual art has been tied to hip-hop culture since its emergence in the 1970s. Commentary on these initial connections often emphasizes the importance of graffiti and fashion during hip-hop's earliest days. Forty years later, hip-hop music has grown into a billion-dollar global industry, and its influence on visual art and society has also expanded....
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This online ancillary contribution to "Global consciousness through the arts: A passport for students and teachers" by Allan Richards and Steve Willis can be accessed at the following link with the proper permission provided when purchasing a book: https://he.kendallhunt.com/product/global-consciousness-through-arts-passport-students-and-teachers...
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This book review examines Ed Piskor’s Hip Hop Family Tree as compiled and packaged by Fantagraphics into two gift box sets featuring a total of four treasury editions of collected works. The basic premise of Hip Hop Family Tree focuses on a loose narrative detailing the historical development of hip-hop culture as depicted in a comic book format. T...
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This encyclopedia entry on the topic of curriculum management is available in the second volume of the International Encyclopedia of Art and Design Education Paste the link below for options on accessing the manuscript: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781118978061.ead085 Curriculum management is a comprehensive and cyclical process...
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Systems thinking offers a critique of traditional methods of analytic problem solving and presents new possibilities for conceptualizing the interconnected nature of all parts of unified systems. In this article, a collective group of scholars speculates on how systems thinking might be applied to art education, arts administration, and museum educ...
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This article presents the results of a national survey conducted with 223 arts teachers working in public schools that feature mixed-age classrooms rather than traditional grade levels. The purpose of the survey was to identify the professional development needs of arts teachers working in these unique environments, and to offer suggestions for pol...
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This book chapter utilizes autobiographical narrative inquiry techniques to present the experiences of an art educator who worked for eight years at an elementary school within a predominantly migrant Hispanic community. The first part of the chapter focuses on establishing the initial context of these experiences, including (a) the background of t...
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Multi-age classrooms feature the intentional grouping of students from consecutive grade levels for the purpose of fostering a nurturing classroom atmosphere. While an abundance of research on multi-age education has been produced throughout the past 50 years, only recent efforts have seen researchers turn their attention to the experiences of art...
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The purpose of this article is to share the stories of three art educators who have experience working with multiage groups. Our intention is to contribute practical suggestions—but not mandatory axioms—to others in similar teaching situations. Since our approach involves the telling of individual stories and then identifying common themes within t...
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This study re-examines survey data collected from multiage art teachers working in public elementary schools with a new purpose of uncovering factors that may impact art teachers’ perceptions of multiage education. The re-analysis involved the tabulation of crossbreak tables that explored relationships between teachers’ overall support or oppositio...
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In this article I explore what role art education might play in fostering caring and sensitive relationships and experiences for children, in some small way paving a path for a more harmonious society. I first describe systemic, academic, humanistic, and socially reconstructive curricular theories, and apply these theories to trends that have domin...
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Teacher reflection has been shown to have a positive influence on educators’ professional growth. This article features the author’s autobiographical reflection on his eight years working at an elementary school within a predominantly migrant Mexican American Hispanic community, with specific attention paid to his mistakes while implementing a less...
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This book chapter describes the use of survey research methodology suitable for the needs of art teacher researchers. Survey research is most appropriate for exploring research questions that can be answered by collecting responses from large groups of people who can self-report descriptive information about themselves, their practices, and their o...
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The goals of gifted art education traditionally concentrate on the identification and development of talented individuals with special skills in the visual arts. An analysis of these goals reveals significant congruency with modernist perspectives on art and culture. However, prevailing trends in contemporary art education appear to be increasingly...
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This paper uses autobiographical narrative inquiry methods to present the remembered childhood experiences of the author as an academically gifted student and artistically talented child growing up in a rural community. The narrative includes personal descriptions of the evaluation process used to identify academically gifted students, the gifted p...
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While the Art for Life model of authentic visual arts instruction is receiving continued attention from higher educators working in preservice preparation programs, it has yet to be determined how such a program may work in public school classrooms. This article details the collaboration between a fifth grade teacher and a professor of art educatio...
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Multiage education, characterized by the intentional grouping of students from multiple grade levels, is receiving growing attention in Australia. Despite this growth, the subject has rarely been examined in art education. This study characterizes qualities of multiage art instruction through the collection of observations and interviews with a sel...
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This article explores the development of modern schooling through the lens of Ritzer’s (2004) theories of McDonaldization. Many aspects of society are becoming like fast food restaurants in an effort to become more efficient, calculable, and predictable. However, an over reliance on such characteristics can create a system of education that allows...

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The contracted book's central purpose is to share meaningful stories of practicing art teachers throughout North America. Each chapter will focus on the unique professional experiences of a different art educator. Our primary agenda is to provide a realistic portrait of the day-to-day lives of art teachers working in a variety of contexts.