Exploration of knowledge and skills in the arts appropriate for young children. Art techniques and media are explored.
Using the arts to promote physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development.
Art and the intellectual, creative, and emotional growth of adolescents and youth. The study of appropriate techniques and materials for teaching studio art and crafts, art history, appreciation and aesthetics, and participation in humanities programs at the secondary level. Laboratory practice in the secondary school. Restricted to N-12 art majors. Prerequisites: Completion of two-thirds of teaching field.
No more than two directed study courses can be counted toward the Bachelor's degree and Class B Certificate. Prerequisite: Permission of department chair.
Orients the student toward the artistic interests and creative abilities of children in the elementary school, and developing attitudes of respect for individuality and creativity. Included are laboratory experiences with art materials and research into appropriate techniques of teaching art
Current trends and practices in curriculum, instruction, selection of materials, and derivation of procedures for guiding learning in art in the secondary school.
Art and the intellectual, creative, and emotional growth of children. The role of art in the instructional program, examination of objectives in an art program, and the study of appropriate techniques and materials for teaching art and crafts at the elementary level. Restricted to N-12 art majors.
Research in problems confronting American education. Selected topics are explored by students which provide the basis for seminar discussions. A seminar paper is presented by each student. This course also includes a field-based practicum. Prerequisite: Permission of department chair.
Current topics of special concern to secondary educators. A different topic will be used each time the course is offered. No more than 6 hours can be applied toward a graduate degree. Prerequisite: Permission of department chair.
Students explore through directed study problems and issues of special interest or significance in Art Education. No more than 3 hours of any departmental 594 courses can be applied toward a degree program. Prerequisite: Permission of department chair.
The internship is a supervised learning experience in a work setting similar to that in which the educator will eventually be employed. The internship provides the students with an opportunity to apply the theories and concepts learned during the graduate program of study.