Dr. Song's work focuses on environmental art and education.
Young Imm Kang Song
Professional Title: Associate Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Public art in history; environmental art and social action; museum education; multicultural education through visual art; interdisciplinary studies; arts-based research; qualitative research.
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Art education; media literacy
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Environmental Arts and Education, Museum Partnerships with School and Community, Power of the Image: Media Literacy, Multiple Literacies: Social and Political Investigation
Education: Ph.D., Lesley University; M.Ed., Lesley University
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions:
Song, Y. I. K. (2013). A New Vision for Public Art and Functional Landscape Design, International Journal of Art & Design Education. (Accepted; In press) (SSCI & AHCI)Song, Y. I. K. (2013). Foreign Film as a Gateway to Cultural Studies, International Journal of Social Science Studies, 1(1), 123-132.Song, Y. I. K. (2012). Altered book journaling for the visual generation. The International Journal of the Image. 2(1), 67-82.Song, Y. I. K. (2012).Crossroads of public art, nature and environmental education. Environmental Education Research, 18(3), 2-17. (SSCI)Song, Y. I. K. (2012). Educating for Peace: A Case Study of a Constructivist Approach to Understanding Peace through Artistic Expression. Creative Education, 2012. 3(1), 79-83.Song, Y. I. K. & Gammel, J. (2011). Ecological Mural as Community Reconnection. International Journal of Art & Design Education. 30(2), 266-278. (SSCI & AHCI)Song, Y. I. K. (2011). Lessons That Connect. Educational Leadership, 68(6), 74-76. (SSCI)Song, Y. I. K. (2010). Art in Nature and Schools: Nils-Udo. Journal of Aesthetic Education, 44(3), 96-108. (SSCI & AHCI)Song, Y. I. K. (2010). The Earth is Our Canvas: Creating Eco-Art with Children. In J. Hoot & J. Szente (Eds.), The Earth is Our Home: Children Caring for the Environment (pp. 69-91). Association for Childhood Education International. Song, Y. I. K. (2009). Community Participatory Ecological Art and Education. International Journal of Art & Design Education, 28(1), 4-13. (SSCI & AHCI)Song, Y. I. K. (2009). Media Art Remix: A Tool for Social Action. International Journal of Education Through Art, 5(2-3), 229-240. Song, Y. I. K. (2009). Identity and Duality. Art Education: The Journal of the National Art Education Association, 62(6), 19-24.Song, Y. I. K. (2008). Exploring Connections between Environmental Education and Ecological Public Art. Childhood Education: Journal of the Association for Childhood Education International, 85(1), 13-19.Song, Y. I. K. (2007). Public Art: New Ways of Approaching Environmental Issues. The International Journal of the Arts in Society, 2(3), 85-92.Song, Y. I. K. (2007). Who Am I? Creative Imagination and Art Therapy. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 24(2), 89-92.International Conference PresentationsSong, Y. I. K. (2012, May). Pedagogical Uses of Technology in Global Education. Paper presented at Global Education & the 26th Curriculum, and Instruction Forum. New Taipei City, TaiwanSong, Y. I. K. (2011, June). From The Outside In: Public Ecological Art In Schools. Paper presented at The 33rd InSEA (International Society for Education through the Arts) World Congress. Budapest, HungarySong, Y. I. K., Donovan L, & Sansone, K. (2011, May). Multiple Layers of Learning Through Digital Transition: Voicethread. Paper presented at The International Conference on Media in Transition 7. Boston, MA, USASong, Y. I. K. (2011, March). Community Murals: Transforming Perspectives and Breaking Stereotypes.Paper presented at The NAEA (National Art Education Association) Convention. Seattle, WA, USASong, Y. I. K. (2010, May). Ecological Mural: Awareness and Empowerment. Paper presented at The 2nd UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education. Seoul, KoreaSong, Y. I. K. (2010, January). The Psychological And Aesthetic Transformation of Identity through Visual Narratives. Conference Chair & Presenter: Paper presented at The 8th International Conference on the Arts and Humanities. Honolulu, HI, USASong, Y. I. K. (2010, January). Social Justice and Creative Learning in the Twenty-First Century. Paper presented at The 8th International Conference on Education. Honolulu, HI, USASong, Y. I. K. (2009, April). Media Art, Culture and Digital Storytelling. Paper presented at The International Conference on Media in Transition 6. Boston, MA, USA Song, Y. I. K. (2009, April). New Media Art and Technology for the Curriculum. Paper presented at The NAEA (National Art Education Association) Convention. Minneapolis, MN, USASong, Y. I. K. (2008, October). Environmental Education Using the Arts and technology. Paper presented at The 37th NAAEE (North Association of Environmental Education). Wichita, KS, USASong, Y. I. K (2008, August). Exploring Cultural Heritage Through Digital Storytelling. Paper presented at The 32nd INSEA (International Society for Education through the Arts) World Congress. Osaka, JapanSong, Y. I. K (2008, June). The Role of Contemporary Artists in a Multicultural Society. Paper presented at The 8th International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, Montreal. Quebec, CanadaSong, Y. I. K (2008, January). Crossing Cultures: The Power of the Arts to Illuminate Multiple Identities. Paper presented at The 6th International Conference on Arts and Humanities. Honolulu, HI, USASong, Y. I. K. (2008, January). Sustaining All Species: Ecological Art as a Resource For Environmental Sustainability and Community Participation. Paper presented at The 4th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability. Terengganu, MalaysiaSong, Y. I. K. (2007). From Trash to Beauty? Paper presented at The 2nd International Conference on the Arts in Society. Kassel, Germany
Dr. Song earned her Ph.D. in Art History with a focus on
environmental art and education. Her research and teaching focus is on
environmental art, public art, new media art, and multicultural
education. Dr. Song is particularly interested in using theory and
practice to bridge art and design with other subjects, and has been an
active presenter at art, education, humanities, social sciences, and
environmental conferences. Dr. Song is also an active and exhibited
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