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Defense Date


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Art Education


Art Education

First Advisor

Dr. Melanie Buffington


The focus of this thesis was to gather data by survey on the utilization of VMFA resources by Virginia, K-12 public and private school teachers. Currently there is a lack of research on how teachers utilize art museum resources. I sent a Web-based survey to 800 teachers in the state of Virginia. One hundred seventy six teachers responded and the data was analyzed to determine their backgrounds and utilization of VMFA resources. All data was entered into tables in both numerical form and percentages. My analysis of the data showed that teachers utilize resources most frequently for art history discussion and studio project motivation. In their classrooms, teachers most frequently use poster kits and video/DVD from VMFA.


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Date of Submission

June 2008