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EDE 716: Learning and Teaching Art in Childhood Settings—Grades 1 to 6.

3 hours, 3 credits. Exploration of the diverse ways in which children, including children who are learning English as a second language, and children with special needs, develop the appreciation of art in family, neighborhood, and school settings. Study of approaches to assessment and documentation of children's artistic development to include focus on problem-solving processes and expression of ideas in art. Appropriate tools from media and technology, concrete materials, drawings and diagrams, analogy and modeling will be utilized to meet State and national standards. Ten hours of fieldwork required in childhood settings with diverse populations, action research, and the development of an academic portfolio. PREREQ: EDE 721, EDE 722. COREQ: EDE 715.

Last modified: 8/4/2015