Spring 2012ARE6641DEPTIssues in Art Education

Spring 2012ARE6641DEPTIssues in Art Education - ARE6641...

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ARE6641 Spring 2012 Contemporary Issues in Art Education 3 Credit Hours. Meeting Time: W 5:10-8:10 PM. Location: Norman 10. Instructor: Dr. Susan Whiteland. Office: Norman 12D. Office Hours: W. 4:00-5:00 PM/or by appointment. Office Phone: 392-9977 E-mail: [email protected] Description of Course : This course explores contemporary issues in art, education, and society influencing art education. Through weekly reading, discussion, and personal research interests students will examine and research contemporary issues and theoretical developments in art education. Purpose and Objectives of the Course: ARE 6641: Contemporary Issues in Art Education is designed to critically explore contemporary events, theories, trends and practices that are influencing the field of art education. At the completion of this course, graduate art education students will be able to: · discuss internal and external influences upon the field of art education. · demonstrate an understanding of contemporary writings, movements and issues related to current practices in the field of art and art education. · identify and use current journals and online resources relevant to art education. · speculate about possible future directions in the field of art education. The primary instructional methods of this course include weekly readings, group discussions of course topics, and personal research. Topics covered in the course will be tailored to the students’ specific interests related to the field of art education. A constructivist approach in curriculum design will be utilized therefore students will be expected to actively participate in the learning process. Possible issues for investigation may include
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course ARE 101 taught by Professor Syllabus during the Spring '12 term at University of Florida.

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