Nov 30, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AE 2215 - Introduction to Art Education

Credits: 3

Field experience hours: 3 hours (1 in an Elementary school, 1 in a Secondary school, 1 in an Art Non-Profit). In this introductory course, students will research current approaches and theories that examine ways in which Arts Education impacts learning in the K-12 environment. Covering topics in the Learning/Creating Process, Curriculum Design, and Assessment, students will begin to formulate practical approaches for the Art Educator’s role in students’ learning. Students focus on skills necessary for success as an educator, combined with classroom observations, that will prepare them for continued growth in their AE program experiences. Upon successful completion of this course, students will gain the knowledge to engage in learning and teaching as a reflective and active process.

Prerequisites: None

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Students apply research and current K-12 art education approaches to the development of lessons that connect to a variety of content areas/disciplines and emphasize literacy and mathematics.
  • Students examine ways in which learning takes place in K-12 art education.
  • Students link professional growth to professional goals through the reflection and observation of K-12 art education pedagogy.
  • Students follow motivation and encouragement techniques used in K-12 Art education classrooms to pursue appropriate forms of self-expression in visual and other arts.

AE 2215 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

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