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Art Education

ARTS 295
Introduction to Art Education (3)

General history and theories of art education. Development of personal philosophy as basis for teaching art. Topics in professional standards, creativity, aesthetic theory, and art criticism.

ARTS 300/400
Current Issues in Art Education (3)

Contemporary issues in Art Education; understanding art goals and standards of National Art Education Association and the Ohio State Department of Education for teachers, students and administrators. Special topics: art and technology, multiculturalism, and special populations. Prereq: ARTS 295.

ARTS 366A/466A
Student Teaching in Art: Pre-K - 6th
Grade (4)

Teaching art for early childhood, elementary, and middle school students in a school setting. Includes art curriculum development, implementation, and assessment. Professional standards and practices. Prereq: ARTS 295, ARTS 300, ARTS 385, ARTS 386, ARTS 387, and ARTS 393. Coreq: ARTS 366B and ARTS 465.

ARTS 366B/466B
Student Teaching in Art: 7th - 12th
Grade (4)

Teaching adolescents and young adults art in a school setting. Includes art curriculum development, implementation, and assessment. Professional standards and practices. Prereq: ARTS 295, ARTS 300, ARTS 385, ARTS 386, ARTS 387, and ARTS 393. Coreq: ARTS 366A and ARTS 465.

ARTS 385. Clinical/Field Based Experience I (1)

Art education students observe and assist art teachers in classes in a variety of public and private educational environments such as local schools, Cleveland Museum of Art, and Cleveland Children’s Museum. Students study, identify, and analyze differences in art curriculum taught at the various art programs that they observe. Written reports using departmental observation guidelines are required. Prereq: ARTS 295 or consent of Art Education director.

ARTS 386. Clinical/Field Based Experience II (1)

Art education students become sensitized to serving needs of “special” populations. Observation of educational strategies for teaching learning disabled and/or physically disabled students. Written reports using departmental observation guidelines required. Prereq: ARTS 295 or consent of Art Education director.

ARTS 387. Clinical/Field Based Experience III (1)

Art education students observe and assist in art programs for artistically gifted students working in specialized art areas (drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, art history). Written reports using departmental observation guidelines are required. Prereq: ARTS 295.

ARTS 393/493
Art Content, Pedagogy, Methodology,
& Assessment (3)

Growth and development of image making from Pre-K through young adult. Principles and practices of art instruction in grades Pre-K through 12th grade. Issues in art education. Curriculum construction, implementation and assessment of art lessons that address content areas of art production, art history, art appreciation, and art criticism. Clinical field experiences required. Prereq: ARTS 295.

ARTS 395/495
Introduction to Multimedia (3)

Fundamental concepts and skills for using technology in art, electronic portfolio development, and teaching and learning. This project-oriented class will develop knowledge and competencies related to digital imaging and video, multimedia production and presentation, the Internet, information processing, computer systems and management as they relate to art education. Prereq: ARTS 101 and ARTS 201 or ARTS 220 and ARTS 320.

ARTS 399
Independent Study in Art Studio (1-3)

Prereq: Permit required from Director of Art Studio. Graduate Courses

ARTS 465 - Capstone
Seminar for Art Teachers (4)

For art education majors. Principles and practice in art instruction in grades Pre-K through 12th grade. Organization and management of the art program that incorporates production, art history, appreciation, and criticism into an integrated sequential curriculum. Planning, development, and evaluation of teaching materials, lessons, and units. Prereq: ARTS 295 or ARTS 602, and ARTS 393 or ARTS 493. Coreq: ARTS 366A and ARTS 366B or ARTS 466A and ARTS 466B.

ARTS 494
Teaching Art (3)

Research contrasting theories of art education in relationship to a variety of educational settings in elementary and secondary schools. Developing innovative, interdisciplinary, comprehensive curriculum models for a specific organization. For licensed art teachers only. Prereq: Permit required from Director of Art Education.

ARTS 497
Summer Workshop in Art Education (3)

The properties of clay, traditional hand-building forming techniques, and Japanese raku firing processes will be explored.  Projects undertaken will be ceramic vessels, sculptures, multicultural masks and musical instruments.  Individual creative expression and co-operative peer interaction is necessary. 

ARTS 602
Study in Art Education (3)

General history and theories of art education. Development of personal philosophy as basis for teaching art. Topics in professional standards, creativity, aesthetic theory, and art criticism. Students must also produce an art education research paper. Clinical/Field experiences are required.

ARTS 605
Final Creative Thesis (1-3)

Students receive individual guidance for an approved self-designed project from program faculty members. A public exhibition or presentation is required. Prereq: Permit required from Director of Art Education.

 

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