02609/Art Education


Lower Division Courses

0085. Art in Elementary and Secondary Education (4 s.h.) F S.

An examination of methods, materials, and current research as it relates to teaching art at elementary and secondary levels.

Note: One-day-a-week internship is required of each student.

Upper Division Courses

0105. Arts in the Elementary School (3 s.h.) F S SS.

Designed to assist elementary classroom teachers in presenting worthwhile instruction in visual and related arts. Emphasis is on theory, perception, and creative activities.

0110. Science and Art of Teaching (4 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: Composition C050, Psychology C050 or equivalent, 2.8 GPA.

Various theories as a framework for considering the science and art of teaching with emphasis on classroom-based research. Accompanied by a practicum in which students observe teacher behavior in schools and tutor students.

Note: Students must obtain a B- or better for admission into the certification program.

0187. Student Teaching (12 s.h.) F S.

Students assume responsibility for direction of classes and lesson planning in both elementary and secondary schools. The practical experience is enriched through seminar discussions focusing on the enterprise of teaching.

0351. Topics: Community Arts (3 s.h.) F S.

In this course students will work with an artist in a particular Philadelphia community to develop and implement a community-based arts project in media including visual arts and performance. Students will gain skills in community arts processes including project design, local research, teaching, and design/performance/installation of arts projects. The course is grounded in community arts theory, growing out of the fields of public art and performance studies.