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Art Education

ART 113

Art Education

ART 113

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 3.

Develops the ability to stimulate children's creative interests. Acquaints the student with a variety of teaching methods and materials appropriate to child development. (45-45)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate development of creative abilities through personal involvement in art experiences.

Objectives:

  • Observe and differentiate between the perceptual processes (highlighting the aesthetics of beauty) resulting in the completion of a 2-dimensional and/or 3-dimensional art project expressed in the form of crayon resist, photo montage, and/or clay.
  • Complete projects aimed at specific qualities and functions of different creative mediums such as pencil, chalk, and photo images.
  • Complete design projects which exhibit the appreciation of color theory, positive-negative shapes, basic shapes, rhythm, abreaction, realism, and non-objective.
  • Exhibit successful sensitivity, handling and craftsmanship of each medium utilized in the projects.

Relate classroom art experiences to elementary teaching situations.

Objectives:

  • Verbalize in classroom discussion principles and philosophy of art in education, teaching situations, and school curricula.
  • Target specific art projects, for example, the creation, design, authorship, and completion of a children's book assigned during the semester to the appropriate child growth and development stages in elementary education schools.
  • Participate in discussion and self-discovery regarding practical problem solving in the classroom, methods of teaching, handling of supplies and materials.