The Effects of Learning through the Arts on Transportation Knowledge and Skills of Elementary School Students, University Students and Classroom Teachers-Phase 3

The purpose of this study is to enhance knowledge of geographic concepts, particularly transportation, through the lens of dance and theater. Students and their teachers will gain knowledge through an interdisciplinary approach that combines the teaching of geography with the arts. This project will benefit current and future educators, artists, and geography researchers. The participants will include 4th and 5th grade students attending elementary school in Newark, Delaware, their teachers, and University of Delaware students with expertise in the arts and geography.


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  • Status: Active
  • Contract Numbers:

    DTRT06 G 0026

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    Department of Transportation
    1200 New Jersey Avneue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Tucker-Thomas, Dawn

  • Performing Organizations:

    Delaware Center for Transportation

    University of Delaware
    Newark, DE  United States  19716
  • Principal Investigators:

    Overby, Lynnette

  • Start Date: 20110901
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20120831
  • Source Data: RiP Project 28650

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01463450
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Delaware Center for Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTRT06 G 0026
  • Files: UTC, RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:23PM