Teaching (Art or Drama)

Courses

400 Level

  • EDUC 480 Special Topics in Education
     

    EDUC 480

    Special Topics in Education
    The topic of this course varies from quarter to quarter. Each course focuses on various issues in education and allows students to pursue individual projects related to the subject of the course. Prerequisite(s): Varies according to the topic.
  • EDUC 499 Senior Seminar in Art Education
     

    EDUC 499

    Senior Seminar in Art Education
    This studio and lecture course serves as an introduction to the possibilities and processes of professional life in diverse P-12 educational settings through initial exploration of school contexts, learning processes, roles of teachers, and the self as a prospective teacher. Guided school visits, reflective writings and seminal readings enable students to examine the field of education from historical, sociological and philosophical perspectives. Students discover basic strategies for combining a studio concentration with primary and secondary educational settings. The course is designed for B.F.A. in fine art undergraduate students who are considering teaching as a career choice. Fifteen hours of fieldwork in P-12 settings are required. Prerequisite(s): CERA 325 or PHOT 220 or PNTG 310 or PRMK 238 or SCPT 360.

700 Level

  • EDUC 710 Fundamentals of Teaching, Learning and Assessment Course is available via eLearning
     

    EDUC 710

    Fundamentals of Teaching, Learning and Assessment
    Course is available via eLearning
    This course uses a learner-centered structure to facilitate an understanding of teaching, learning and assessment in the arts and technology. In conjunction with formal learning in the classroom, candidates spend 60 hours in the field, assisting with P-12 classes.
  • EDUC 712 Human Learning and Development Course is available via eLearning
     

    EDUC 712

    Human Learning and Development
    Course is available via eLearning
    Knowledge of human growth and development provides the foundation for a teacher’s ability to establish developmentally appropriate learning environments. This course offers an overview of human growth patterns, emphasizing the child and adolescent stages, with a focus on how to use the arts to stimulate cognitive and meta-cognitive development. The implications of brain research for classroom practice also are included. Candidates spend 20 hours in the field, observing a range of age groups.
  • EDUC 714 Applied Field Experience Course is available via eLearning
     

    EDUC 714

    Applied Field Experience
    Course is available via eLearning
    Candidates create lessons together, utilizing the concept of lesson study and the techniques of experiential aesthetic education. They use procedures for collaborative inquiry to look at student work and professional practice. Educational experiences occur in museums, galleries and performing arts venues where the lessons developed relate to public performances, exhibitions and community concerns. Interdisciplinary learning and technology integration are stressed. This course involves 40 hours of field experience.
  • EDUC 720 Art Methods I Course is available via eLearning
     

    EDUC 720

    Art Methods I
    Course is available via eLearning
    With a focus on grades P-8, teacher candidates learn about the role of art in the schools, strategies for motivation and management of individual and group learning experiences in an art classroom, and how to develop standards-based lessons and units of study that stem from the “big ideas” that connect the principles of art making with their cultural, historical and philosophical contexts. Candidates spend 12 hours per week in an elementary and a middle school, assisting art teachers. Prerequisite(s): EDUC 710, EDUC 712, EDUC 714.
  • EDUC 721 Drama Methods I Course is available via eLearning
     

    EDUC 721

    Drama Methods I
    Course is available via eLearning
    With a focus on grades P-8, candidates learn about the role of performing arts in society and in the schools, strategies for motivation and management of individual and group learning experiences in a classroom, and how to develop standards-based lessons and units of study that stem from “big ideas” that connect the principles of performing arts with their cultural, historical and philosophical contexts. Candidates spend 12 hours per week in an elementary and a middle school, assisting a classroom teacher with the integration of performing arts content into other content knowledge or with a drama teacher focusing strictly on performing arts. Prerequisite(s): EDUC 710, EDUC 712, EDUC 714.
  • EDUC 722 Dimensions of a Multicultural Learning Environment Course is available via eLearning
     

    EDUC 722

    Dimensions of a Multicultural Learning Environment
    Course is available via eLearning
    With a focus on the linguistic, cultural, social and historical dimensions of a multicultural classroom, teacher candidates explore the implications of these factors for learning in the arts. Candidates examine their own dispositions toward those from different cultures. In conjunction with learning the course content, candidates work in classrooms with diverse or specialized populations such as English as a Second Language learners for three hours per week, assisting with arts projects. Prerequisite(s): EDUC 710, EDUC 712, EDUC 714.
  • EDUC 730 Art Methods II with Student Teaching Course is available via eLearning
     

    EDUC 730

    Art Methods II with Student Teaching
    Course is available via eLearning
    With a focus on grades 9-12, candidates learn about strategies for motivation and management of individual and group learning experiences in an art classroom, and how to develop standards-based lessons and units of study that stem from “big ideas” that connect the principles of art making with their cultural, historical and philosophical contexts. Candidates spend 15 hours per week working with a high school art teacher. At week six of the term, candidates enter the first stage of student teaching, develop a unit of study and finalize their process portfolio for faculty review. Prerequisite(s): EDUC 720, EDUC 722.
  • EDUC 731 Drama Methods II with Student Teaching Course is available via eLearning
     

    EDUC 731

    Drama Methods II with Student Teaching
    Course is available via eLearning
    With a focus on grades 9-12, candidates learn about strategies for motivation and management of individual and group learning experiences in a high school performing arts class, and how to develop standards-based lessons and units of study that stem from “big ideas” that connect the principles of art making with their cultural, historical and philosophical contexts. Candidates spend 15 hours per week working with a high school performing arts teacher. At week six of the term, candidates enter the first stage of student teaching, develop a unit of study and finalize their process portfolio for faculty review. Prerequisite(s): EDUC 721, EDUC 722.
  • EDUC 732 Educating for All Students Course is available via eLearning
     

    EDUC 732

    Educating for All Students
    Course is available via eLearning
    This course covers topics including individualized instruction, identification of students with special needs, familiarity with special education law, familiarity with varied learning styles, identification of multiple intelligences, giftedness and ability to differentiate instruction. In conjunction with learning the course content, candidates work in a specialized classroom, an inclusion classroom or a school with a specialized population for three hours per week, assisting with art projects. Prerequisite(s): EDUC 720 or EDUC 721, and EDUC 722.
  • EDUC 734 Studio Practice and Teaching Course is available via eLearning
     

    EDUC 734

    Studio Practice and Teaching
    Course is available via eLearning
    Teachers practicing in the arts can participate in a circle of inspiration that enriches their students’ learning as well as their own. This course helps candidates identify practical strategies and insights gained in the classroom to support personal studio practice and, in turn, augment teaching. Prerequisite(s): EDUC 720 or EDUC 721.
  • EDUC 740 Student Teaching Course is available via eLearning
     

    EDUC 740

    Student Teaching
    Course is available via eLearning
    Beginning with a period of observation and assistance that leads to assuming full responsibility for all teaching duties, candidates spend 10 weeks in an extended clinical practice. Student teaching begins one week before the SCAD term starts. Candidates maintain the school schedule of vacations and holidays. Prerequisite(s): Completion of the review for candidacy.
  • EDUC 742 Action Research Course is available via eLearning
     

    EDUC 742

    Action Research
    Course is available via eLearning
    After studying some of the basic principles and theories of action research, candidates pose questions about their own practice in relationship to student learning. Questions raised and evidence gathered during clinical practice form the content focus for study. Prerequisite(s): EDUC 730 or EDUC 731 and completion of the review for candidacy.
  • EDUC 744 Portfolio Seminar Course is available via eLearning
     

    EDUC 744

    Portfolio Seminar
    Course is available via eLearning
    Portfolio seminar accompanies student teaching and allows candidates to reflect on their clinical practice and their developing expertise as educators. Guided by the eight program outcomes, candidates assemble the evidence necessary to demonstrate their preparedness to begin teaching. Prerequisite(s): Completion of the review for candidacy.
  • EDUC 780 Special Topics in Education
     

    EDUC 780

    Special Topics in Education
    The topic of this course varies from term to term. Each course focuses on various issues in education and allows graduate students to pursue individual projects related to the subject of the course. Faculty, course content and prerequisites vary each time the course is offered.