sec541 | Graduate
Visual Arts Content And Curricular Knowledge
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Content and Instructional Strategies
- Develop strategies to teach students how to critically evaluate a work of art.
- Explain strategies for building studentsâ comprehension and vocabulary skills in visual arts including elements and principles of design.
- Analyze effective motivational techniques to engage visual arts students.
- Identify strategies to teach students how to translate thoughts, perceptions, and ideas into original works of art.
Student Assessments and Rubrics
- Evaluate the characteristics of effective visual arts assessment.
- Analyze formative and summative visual arts assessments and rubrics.
- Construct a variety of assessments.
- Explain how to use assessment results to reflect and adapt instruction.
Incorporating Technology and Media
- Analyze the legal and ethical issues regarding the use of technology in the classroom.
- Explore various technologies and media that can be used to support visual arts instruction.
- Demonstrate the use of technology for enhancing or creating visual arts.
Communication, Community, and Classroom Management
- Explore strategies to utilize community resources in the visual arts classroom.
- Identify opportunities for careers in art.
- Analyze professional resources available to visual arts teachers.
- Analyze how to stay current in visual arts education.
- Explain effective classroom management techniques that address safety and behavior guidelines.
Foundations of Visual Arts Education
- Explain the components of quality arts programs or curriculum: criticism, history, production, and aesthetics.
- Explain a rationale that supports visual arts in the single subject curriculum.
- Examine how history and culture influence art.
- Explain the contribution of art, especially in California culture, society, and economy.
Instruction: Standards, Differentiation, and Integration
- Identify the national and state standards in visual arts.
- Explain ways a teacher can discover the education needs of a diverse student population.
- Analyze differentiating instruction for diverse students in the visual arts classroom.
- Integrate visual arts in other content areas on a secondary level.
- Design a lesson plan with appropriate curriculum mapping.
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