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Art Education (ARTE)

528. Art Education Foundations and Elementary Methods. (3:3:1). This course addresses philosophical and social foundations of art education, then focuses on objectives, content, teaching methods, and assessment of art at the early childhood and elementary levels. Students will develop comprehensive elementary-level lesson plans meeting diverse National and SC Visual Arts Standards. Prerequisite(s): ARTE 348 or ARTE 601 or Permission of Instructor. Notes: Lab fee: $25. Offered in fall.

547. Art for Classroom Teachers (3:5). Introduction to the aims, philosophies and creative studio experiences relevant to teaching art in the elementary school. Prerequisite(s): Education major or permission of instructor. Admission to Teacher Education Program. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. Offered in fall, spring and summer.

548. Curriculum in Art Education and Secondary Methods (3:3:2). This course reviews historical and contemporary curricula in art education, then focuses on issues in secondary art teaching. Topics include adolescent development, as well as multicultural and cross-disciplinary aspects of art. Students will develop personal philosophies of art education as well as secondary units of instruction. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor. Admission to Teacher Education Program. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. Offered in spring.

550. Principles of Teaching Art (3). Study and application of skills of planning, instruction, management and assessment of students of art. Includes a review of the ethical and legal responsibilities of art teachers. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor. Admission to Teacher Education Program. Notes: Lab Fee: $20.

580. Current Issues in Art Education (3). Intensive examination and analysis of current issues in contemporary art education. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

592. Field Experience in Teaching Art (1:8). Students will spend a minimum of 8 hours per week in the classroom under the supervision of an art education professor and will work with a mentor teacher in preparation for the final internship experience. Activities will focus on instructional planning, teaching methodology, classroom management and evaluation of teaching and learning to complement content covered in ARTE 550. Prerequisite(s): ARTE 528 and ARTE 548 and either ARTE 348 or ARTE 601. Co-requisite: ARTE 550 and EDUC 660.

601. Explorations in Art Education (3:2:2). This course explores theory and practice of art education through study of developmental stages complemented by observations, interactions, and teaching activities in P-12 classrooms. Students will also reflect on their own educational experiences as they begin to develop their educational philosophy in art.

648. Curriculum Development in Art Education (3.2.2). This course for current in-service art teachers reviews historical art education curricula and considers contemporary curricular issues in order to enhance current teaching practice and to develop teachers as reflective practitioners. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor. Course offered in summer. Lab Fee: $15.

680. Current Issues in Art Education (3). Intensive examination and analysis of current issues in contemporary art education. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

682. Research Methods in Visual Arts (3). A survey of basic concepts and techniques of research methodology in the visual arts and art education. Includes qualitative and quantitative approaches as they apply to visual art learning.

684. Graphic Design for Art Teachers (3:0:7). The study of basic graphic design principles as they may be applied in a public school art program. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

685. Art Education Thesis (3). Development of an individual investigation, either a written research thesis or a studio exhibition thesis. Prerequisite(s): Open to majors only.

686. Studio Workshop I: Drawing for the Art Teacher (3). For the art teacher, a multi-disciplinary introductory approach to drawing and its classroom applications including aesthetics, art history and classroom infusion. Notes: Lab Fee: $40. Offered in lock-step program.

688. Studio Workshop III: 3-D Media for Art Teachers. For the teacher, a multi-disciplinary introductory approach to 3-D Media and its teaching applications including aesthetics, art history, built environment and classroom infusion. Prerequisite(s): ARTE692. Studio Workshop II: Painting or the Art Teacher. Notes: Lab Fee: $40. Offered in lock-step program.

690, 691. Printmaking Studio for Art Teachers I, II (3:7) (3:7). Studio introduction to printmaking process through experiences selected from printmaking areas.

692. Studio Workshop II: Painting for the Art Teacher (3). For the art teacher, a multi-disciplinary introductory approach to painting and its classroom applications including aesthetics, art history and classroom infusion. Prerequisite(s): ARTE686. Studio Workshop I: Drawing for the Art Teacher. Notes: Lab Fee: $40. Offered in lock-step program.

694, 695. Ceramics Studio for Art Teachers I, II (3:7) (3:7). Technical investigation in clay processes, blazing and fringe techniques. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor. Notes: Lab Fee: $35.

696, 697. Jewelry and Metals Studio for Art Teachers I, II (3:7) (3:7). Basic design and media experiences in jewelry and metals. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor. Notes: Lab Fee: $25.

698. Studio Workshop IV: Photo-Digital Media for Art Teachers (3). For the art teacher, a multi-disciplinary introduction to photo-digital media and its classroom applications including aesthetics, art history and classroom infusion. Prerequisite(s): ARTE 688, Studio Workshop III: 3-D Media for the Art Teacher. Notes: Lab Fee: $40. Offered in lock-step program. 
 

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