CA 177 Fall 2010 Syllabus Accessible

CA 177 Fall 2010 Syllabus Accessible - Spring 2010 San Jos...

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Spring 2010 San José State University Creative Arts 177 Instructor: Susan Verducci Sandford Office Location: Clark Hall 420D Telephone: 924-4459 Email: susan.verducci@sjsu.edu Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00-10:15, by email and by appointment Class Days/Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30-11:45 Classroom: Sweeney Hall 241 Prerequisites: Upper division standing and completion of required arts courses Class Website: Course Description Creative Arts 177 is an integrative capstone course designed to help prospective teachers make connections between the various arts disciplines that comprise California’s Visual and Performing Arts Standards and between these arts and other core subjects taught in California classrooms. This course assumes that students will have completed their own required arts courses and are already familiar with the basic principles of dance, drama, music and visual arts. Coursework involves reading, writing (both reflective and analytical), teaching, and fieldtrips. It will rely heavily on class discussion, group work and creative arts activities. Course Goals and Student Learning Objectives Students will be able to identify the connections between the various arts disciplines and other core subjects taught in California’s classrooms. Students will become familiar with both theoretical and practical rationales for incorporating the creative arts into K-6 curriculum. Students will become familiar with the California Visual Performing Arts Standards. Students will forge and clarify plans for integrating the various creative arts into curriculum. Students will demonstrate the ability to respectfully and intelligently participate in class discussions and activities.
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Spring 2010 Required Texts/Readings 1. The required textbook is available at the campus bookstore: Goldberg, Merryl. (2006). Integrating the Arts: An Approach to Teaching and Learning in Multicultural and Multilingual Settings . Boston: Pearson Education Inc. 2. The required course reader is available at Maple Press 481 E. San Carlos Street (cross street is 10 th , next to Subway Sandwiches) (408) 297-1000 Assignments and Grading Policy Aesthetic Experience Paper – 15% 100-90 points: A/A- Small Assignments and Quizzes – 15% 89-80 points: B+/B/B- Midterm 1 – 15% 79-70 points: C+/C/C- Midterm 2 – 15% 69-60 points: D+/D/D- Final – 20% 60-00 points: F Class participation – 20% Students are expected to be on time and to attend all scheduled class sessions for the entire length of the class period. The course is designed to create a community in which all members are teachers and learners. Responsible participation from everyone in the community is required. It is important, therefore, that all students be prepared to participate by doing the readings and assignments, thinking about the topics in advance, writing down comments or questions, and sharing reactions, experiences and thinking with the class. The first page of your course reader consists of a grading rubric for this
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