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Art Education Courses

 

School of Art, Design and Art History

 

ARED 300. Art Activities in the Elementary School (1, 4).

3 credits.
A study of the aims and philosophy of art education in elementary school with an emphasis on child growth and development through art. Experience with art techniques and materials suitable from nursery school through grade eight with emphasis on appropriate motivational and teaching methods. Includes intensive field experiences for elementary grade levels.


ARED 302. Secondary Art Education Methods.

3 credits.
The study of art education methods, philosophy and contemporary practices as related to the middle and senior high school in public education. Includes class presentations, observation and practicum in the secondary grades. Prerequisites: PSYC 270 and EDUC 360.


ARED 390. Independent Studies in Art Education.

1-3 credits.
Independent activity at the intermediate level, such as research or studio practice, under faculty supervision. Projected studies in any area of the school's offering must be arranged with the instructors who will direct them. Offered only with the consent of the instructor.


ARED 392. Topics in Art Education.

3 credits.
Study of selected topics in art education at the intermediate level. May be repeated when course content changes. See MyMadison for current topics.


ARED 400. Visual Arts Across the Curriculum (1, 4).

3 credits.
Explores ways in which the art teacher can promote relationships between art and other subjects within the public school curriculum. Emphasis will be placed on how art experiences can be used to teach skills and concepts associated with other subjects. Includes a range of intensive field experiences at the middle grade level.


ARED 490. Independent Studies in Art Education.

1-3 credits, repeatable.
Independent activity, such as research or studio practice, under faculty supervision. Projected studies in any area of the school's offering must be arranged with the instructors who will direct them. Offered only with consent of the instructor.


ARED 491. Studio Assistant.

1-3 credits, repeatable.
An on-campus program monitored on an individual basis designed to provide practical studio experience in the visual arts. Students will learn safe studio practices and management skills, including material use, inventory control, and the proper operation of equipment found within various individual classroom studios. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.


ARED 496. Internship in Art Education.

1-8 credits.
A program prepared and monitored on an individual basis. Internships are designed to provide practical experience in the arts. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor and ARTH 394 if in museums and galleries.

 

 

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