Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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EDU 297 - Methods: K-8 Art

Credit(s): 3

This course is designed to provide the student with an introduction to theory and methods used in elementary art instruction. (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Develop specific art activities for elementary children.
  • Understand and be able to develop a scope and sequence for a sequential visual arts curriculum.
  • Model the use of various art media and techniques.
  • Develop skills, knowledge, and a working vocabulary in art production, art history, art criticism, and aesthetics. Demonstrate teaching methods which are age appropriate.
  • Understand the health and safety aspects of art production including materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Understand and appreciate related fine arts areas of dance, film, music, literature, theater, and the applied arts and their relationships to visual arts.

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