tch511 | Graduate

Teaching Methods: Secondary Art

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This course is designed to explore secondary art instruction. Participants learn to create relevant art lesson plans that incorporate all art disciplines for a diverse student body. Advocacy for the arts, assessing student art, incorporating art from diverse perspectives, creativity, art classroom management, and using technology in the art classroom are also explored.

This graduate-level course is 4 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 4

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    Making and Analyzing Art

    • Develop clear guidelines for secondary students to use when analyzing art.
    • Examine instruction in aesthetics.
    • Discuss making art for meaning.
    • Explore making art as symbolic communication.
    • Examine qualitative instruction in making art.
    • Examine instruction in creativity.
    • Analyze art using an art criticism model.

    Art Classroom Management and Technologies

    • Identify classroom management methods for the art classroom and teaching philosophy.
    • Identify technological tools and resources for art instruction.
    • Identify ways to remediate and extend lessons in the art classroom.

    Conceptual, Cultural, and Historical Foundations of Art

    • Examine the cultural content of art.
    • Analyze the curricular structure of comprehensive art education.
    • Discuss the social construction of art history.
    • Discuss the need for arts advocacy.

    Authentic Art Instruction and Assessment

    • Design art lesson plans that meet national and state standards.
    • Create lesson plans to teach diverse perspectives in art.
    • Identify methods to modify lesson plans and meet diverse learner needs.
    • Develop assessments for secondary art projects.
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