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Innovation Program of Integrating Anhui Folk Arts with Cultural Elements

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DOI: 10.23977/artpl.2023.041012 | Downloads: 8 | Views: 321


Dan Sun 1, Marites M. Ann 2


1 School of Art, Anhui University of Finance and Economics, Bengbu, 233030, China
2 Graduate School of Education, University of Perpetual Help System-DALTA, Las Piňas City, 1740, Philippines

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This study aims to assess the integration of the Anhui folk fine art into college art education towards an innovative program for cultural integration to improve practical teaching, promote the development of teachers and students, and achieve a win-win situation for education and regional cultural heritage. Descriptive quantitative design and total enumeration sampling were utilized. Anhui University of Finance and Economics and Bengbu College in China were selected to evaluate the level and challenges of integrating Anhui folk art into art education, which was disseminated through WeChat and evaluated using the Star questionnaire. Descriptive statistics were used. Results show that most of the teacher respondents were over 35 years old (85.7%) and had more than 10 years of teaching experience (80%), most of the student and teacher respondents were female (71.6% and 60%), and the student respondents were Sophomore and junior of different majors. In Anhui, folk fine arts were integrated into the evaluation levels of art education in terms of goals (teacher AVM = 1.82, student AVM = 1.78), planning (teacher AVM = 1.81, student AVM = 1.73), implementation (teacher AVM = 1.77, student AVM = 1.66), monitoring (teacher AVM = 1.79, student AVM = 1.73), and evaluation (teacher AVM = 1.80, student AVM = 1.66), monitoring (teacher AVM = 1.79, student AVM = 1.73), and evaluation (teacher AVM = 1.80, student AVM = 1.66), both teacher and student respondents indicated that they "do not implement" or "rarely implement. The challenges of integrating Anhui folk art into art education include the limitations of teachers' teaching and research abilities (teacher AVM = 2.51, student AVM = 2.98), the relatively old teaching methods (teacher AVM = 2.49, student AVM = 2.90), the limitations of teaching conditions (teacher AVM = 2.30, student AVM = 2.56), the disconnect between school and society (teacher AVM = 2.18, Student AVM=2.61), both teacher and student respondents indicated Moderately Agree or Moderately Disagree. The null hypothesis is accepted in terms of the extent of challenges encountered by the teacher-respondents when grouped according to profile. The student respondents' age is accepted but rejected in their sex, year level, and major. A significant relationship exists between teacher-respondents' assessment level and their challenges in integrating Anhui Folk Fine Arts in art education. There is no significant relationship between student respondents and their challenges in integrating Anhui Folk Fine Arts into art education. Overall, the null hypothesis of the respondents' data, the level of evaluation of the integration of Anhui folk art into art education, and the challenge input were partially accepted.


Anhui folk fine arts, challenges, evaluation level, improving practice teaching, Cultural Integration


Dan Sun, Marites M. Ann, Innovation Program of Integrating Anhui Folk Arts with Cultural Elements. Art and Performance Letters (2023) Vol. 4: 73-83. DOI:


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