02609/Art Education


Upper Division Courses

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

Prerequisite: AE 110,Praxis I tests, 2.8 GPA.

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. Application must be submitted during Pre-registration the semester prior to taking the course.

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

Prerequisite: Composition C050, Psychology C060 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.20 hours field observation required.

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

Prerequisite: All ED and ART ED courses, 3.0 GPA.

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.

Note: Application must be submitted during pre-registration the semester prior to taking the course.

0251. Interdisciplinary Seminar in Community Arts (3 s.h.) F.

Foundation course to prepare students to work in a community-based arts project that will include visual works and performance.

Note: Offered only in the Fall semester.

0305. Arts & Learning in the Elementary School (3 s.h.) F S SS.

This course forms a foundation for using the arts as active processes for learning, for those who will be teaching at the K-8 level. Through a series of hands-on workshops in media including theater, dance, music and visual arts. The course offers experiential and theoretical tools for understanding processes of creativity in the arts and education. Parallel with the in-class arts workshops, students will gain skills in designing curricula which integrate arts and academic content areas.

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

Note: Offered only in the Spring semester.
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