May 22, 2019  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

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ARTE 342 - Introduction to Art and Design Education: Content and Clinical Experience at the Elementary Level


Overview of the history of art education and its philosophical premises. Examination of policies and approaches to the teaching of art and design for young children. Study of developmental characteristics of the learner and strategies for differentiated learning. Introduction to practice in use of visual and textual instructional materials and construction of lesson plans based on content knowledge, studio pedagogy and student evidence. Directed observation and supervised participation with diverse populations in elementary-level school settings for a minimum of 25 hours of clinical experience. Discussion, lecture, and studio.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: Proof of freedom from tuberculosis, successful completion of the Illinois Test of of Academic Proficiency and the criminal background check required for certification or a Composite ACT Plus Writing score of at least 22 or a composite (mathematics and critical reading) SAT score of 1030; ART 100 and ART 101 and ART 102 and ART 103 and ARTH 291 and 292 and ARTE 200; and minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA.

Credits: 4



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