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Art Methods and Practicum for Secondary Education
ART METH/SECED
CLASS CODE: ART 405 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Skills and methods necessary to teach art in the secondary classroom.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Topics will include drawing, painting, color, design, photography, ceramics, graphic design, and printmaking.

This course will be both lecture and studio experience. It is designed to acquaint students with the skills and methods necessary to teach art in the secondary classroom. It will introduce the student to art education theory, and how to practically apply its concepts into curriculum development and lesson planning. The student will also learn methods for effective instruction of these concepts in the classroom. Students will create a variety of images that can be used in the secondary classroom.

Students will be introduced to a variety of media and the methods for art creation, curriculum development, critique processes, and evaluation.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -- Understand that Art is a core subject.
-- Understand comprehensive art education--including production, aesthetics, criticism, and art history.
-- Create meaningful art curriculum and lesson plans.
-- Analyze, discuss, and respond to a wide range of artworks.
-- Apply issues of art history, art criticism, and aesthetics to the secondary art classroom.
-- Gain experience in secondary art education by observing and participating in a secondary art classroom.

REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Junior level status. Sec. Ed. 370
OTHER: Attendance, preparation, and completion of all projects will be the basic criteria for grading. Students will be expected to create a portfolio of projects for each medium that will become the basis for classroom visual aids.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003