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, ART 100 and ART 101 and ART 102 and ART 103 and ARTH 292 and ARTE 200; and minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA and admission to educator licensure, or consent of school. CRQ: ARTE 343