ARTE 387 - Assessing Art and Design Learning, PK-12
Techniques for assessing student art learning PK-12. Assists prospective art teachers to construct appropriate formative and summative methods for the assessment of art learning based on individual and group visual and textual course work. Development of skills necessary for analysis of qualities found in traditional and electronic student art portfolios referenced against psychological and cultural based theories of artistic development. Analysis, development and use of qualitative and quantitative methods to monitor art and design learning and evaluate curriculum and instructional effectiveness. Strategies for data driven decision making based on reliable and valid judgments through rubric construction, visual benchmarking, and alternative moderation methods. Lecture, discussion and field experiences.