Additional information can be found in the official Course Schedules.
Fall 2018 Courses
Children’s Artistic Development I
Examination of how arts based learning strategies can be used to promoteinquiry into the world around us.
Introduction to Visual Art Studies
An introduction to the field of art education: philosophy, current trends, instructional methods, advocacy, and careers in schools, museums, and community settings. Preservice students observe in pre-school classrooms to take note of children’s artistic and social development.
Learners and Instructional Sites for Visual Art Studies
An introduction to alternative instructional sites where teaching and learning in the arts take place. Methodologies, practices, and institutional dynamics are examined as they relate to planning, organizing, and implementing programs for individuals and communities.
Criticism and Conversation about Art
Through dialogic and questioning strategies, preservice students will explore diverse artworlds (including contemporary Western and non-Western) and their guiding theories and aesthetic philosophies. In addition, students will conduct field observation of site-specific art for purposes of contextual understanding of artwork.
Independent Study: Visual Art Studies
Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision.