Curriculum Design, Standards, and Current Practices in Art Education
Students will become familiar with current issues in art education including educational standards and make decisions about how their own curriculum and teaching will work within the constraints of standards, current practices and social issues. Students will apply their study and experiences in the course to constructing art curricula that reflect current theory and practice in the field and the requirements of the Teaching Work Sample.
Spiritual Dimensions of Art and Education
Students will gain insight into the spiritual dimension of the artist and teacher.
Curricula and Artistry in the context of Contemporary Art
Students will become familiar with a few influential contemporary artists and determine how these artists might inform their own artistry and teaching practice.
Studio Practice and Art Education
Each student will gain greater confidence in their own artistic voice and how their personal artistry can inform their teaching and stimulate the learning of their students. They will gain experience in mediums they are not familiar with that might be required in schools or that might inform their own teaching practice.
Educator Preparation Program Outcomes
Students will fulfill licensure requirements for secondary methods of art education. This course is part of your preparation for licensure in a major or minor that is part of the BYU Educator Preparation Program (EPP). This course will help you fulfill the EPP Outcomes required for accreditation. Advisors in Education Student Services (350 MCKB/801-422-3426) can answer questions you have about the licensure requirements for your teaching major or minor.
Teaching in a Variety of Contexts
Students will demonstrate sound teaching practices in various contexts.