Mar 02, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AE 3240 - Reading in the Content Area

Credits: 3

Field experience hours: 20 clock hours in a public or private school setting. In this course, students examine current Art Education theories related to visual literacy development, learning design, and assessment. Through readings, reflections and discussions, students will gain the knowledge needed for differentiation in instruction to best support English Learner (EL) students. Students will demonstrate their understanding of visual literacy with the creation of unit designs that incorporate critical thinking skills in arts-based curricula that support EL learners. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have examined their instructional theories and are ready for application in their field experiences.

Prerequisites: AE 2220 - Philosophy of Art + Education ; AE 2230 - Psychology of Creativity ; AE 2240 - Instructional Technology : must be an Art Education major

Notes: Yardsticks: Child and Adolescent Development Ages 4-14 also used in AE 2220 Philosophy of Art + Education


Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Students examine English Learning Standards and K-12 Visual Arts Standards in contemporary art education.
  • Students assess diversity and citizenship in K-12 art education curriculum and how it impacts community. Students reflect on how K-12 student relationships are developed through citizenship.
  • Students model effective communication with K-12 teachers as they complete Field Experience hours.
  • Students reflect on their goals as an art education teacher. Students reflect on their goals as leaders in a K-12 art education environment.
  • Students reflect on assessment and its effectiveness in an art education environment.
  • Students design art lessons that support Culturally and/or Linguistically Diverse (CLD) populations.

AE 3240 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  


Required Textbooks:
Yardsticks: Child and Adolescent Development Ages 4-14 by Chip Wood ISBN-10 1892989891

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