Oct 03, 2022  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

ART.-101 Art Education

Credits 3 / 4 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016)
How to organize creative art activities in an elementary (K-6) curriculum. The course addresses the philosophy of art education; motivation guidance and evaluation of child art; the normal growth pattern of child art and the functions of art in society. Design sensitivity and personal creativity are stimulated through laboratory experiences.

Course Outcomes
1. Explore the evolving elements and principles of art through class discussion and hands-on art experiences 2. Develop an art vocabulary 3. Learn and use the four disciplines of art: aesthetics, history, criticism and studio art 4. Experience and support basic art skills and techniques 5. Learn about qualitative methods of assessment 6. Address the needs of a multi-cultural society 7. Learn about motivation and the use of higher-order thinking skills to encourage student creativity 8. Develop their own theory of art education based on an understanding of philosophical and historical issues that have shaped the development of art education in recent years