eed435 | undergraduate
Elementary Methods - Fine Arts
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Introduction and Overview of Art
Define the language of the arts, including vocabulary, elements, and principles.
Describe the different types of Art.
Define a quality integrated Arts program.
- Locate online and community Arts resources for use in the classroom.
Integrating the Visual Arts into the Curriculum
- Describe assessment strategies for the visual arts.
- Create an effective, standards-based, art lesson plan.
Review the periods of history in visual arts.
- Identify places to exhibit children's artwork.
Develop management strategies for the art classroom.
Provide examples of techniques for effective display opportunities.
- Provide examples of integrating the arts with other subject areas.
Develop a personal philosophy of Arts education.
Defend the necessity of Arts education.
Develop a standards-based definition of aesthetics.
Integrating Drama into the Curriculum
- Provide examples of integrating drama with other subject areas.
Review the periods of history in drama.
Develop management strategies for the drama classroom.
Provide examples of techniques for effective performance opportunities.
- Describe assessment strategies for drama.
Diverse Learners and Learning Styles
Apply instructional strategies to accommodate diverse learners.
Develop materials that accommodate diverse learners.
- Create a multicultural unit that integrates the Arts.
Integrating Dance, Movement, and Music into the Curriculum
Review the periods of history in dance, movement, and music.
Develop management strategies to integrate dance, movement, and music into the classroom.
- Provide examples of techniques for effective performance opportunities.
- Describe assessment strategies for dance, movement, and music.
- Provide examples of integrating dance, movement, and music with other subject areas.
Creating Meaning Through the Arts
Explain the importance of teaching historical periods in the Arts.
Differentiate process orientation versus product orientation in teaching the Arts.
Develop assessment tools for evaluating student learning and achievement in one of the Arts.
Standards of Visual and Performing Arts
- Compare and contrast national and state Arts standards.
Identify controversies and censorship in Arts education.
- Assess Arts curriculum based on relevant standards.
- Assess safety issues in the Art classroom.
Describe the stages of child development in relation to the Arts.
Determine the development of critical thinking skills in relation to Arts education.
- Describe how to lead a discussion with children about the Arts.
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