ARTED 276

Introduction to K-12 Art and Design Education

Art College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Studio methods, media, and exploration of teaching. Art and design methods with field-based teaching experience intended to help prospective teachers understand the demands and opportunities associated with teaching K-12 students, including special education students. The course includes 45 K-12 practicum hours.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 10: A, B, C, D, E, T, I (Standard grade rule with a T option)

Min

1

Fixed

5

Fixed

4

Fixed

3

Other Prerequisites

FBI fingerprinting and background clearance. Art major status, pre-art education major/minor status; Design or Media Arts Studies major status.

Title

Analyze Teaching and Learning in Context

Learning Outcome

Evaluate a variety of learning styles and how those relate to your own curricular understandings and the observations obtained in school sites. Video record one lesson to view and analyze and review with peers. Conduct an interview with a child regarding their perceptions of art and create a summary analysis of the data collected. Analyze case study incidences regarding the moral dimensions of teaching.

Title

Professional Organization Participation

Learning Outcome

Join the National Art Education Association as a student member. Participate as an active and contributing member of the BYU NAEA Student Chapter. Participate in local and regional organizations and structures, such as SWAP, Evening for Educators, Utah Art Education Association, museum and community art education events and activities.

Title

Observe & Analyze Diverse Teaching Sites

Learning Outcome

Participate in a visit to a charter school, a school for children with physical and mental challenges, and an alternative school. Participate in visits to schools (elementary specialist, middle level, high school, and 2 schools of the student's choice), prepare observations in each setting, teach an art lesson at assigned settings, conduct peer evaluations, and complete journal entries with reflective entries.

Title

Construct Relevant Curricular Materials

Learning Outcome

Create an instructional resource file. Create a presentation on an art education method and create a guide sheet. Create school newsletter, bulletin board display and an instructional resource aid. Generate lesson plans in relation to observations, school cultures, district and state mandates, and contemporary educational theory.

Title

Secondary Education Admission

Learning Outcome

Complete admission requirements to be admitted into the secondary education program.