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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design (CCAD)
Foundations in Art Education
Foundations in Art Education
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CAS 1110 Writing I (can be taken concurrently), or permission of the instructor

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This is the introduction to the subject of Art Education for every student considering the BFA/MAT5 degree program. It is also open to non-majors. We will read and discuss major historical and contemporary concepts of learning, perception, and artistic experience that form the framework for diverse approaches to art education in practice in schools, museums, and community-based institutions today. Students will integrate and compare their own artistic experiences through systematic self-reflection to deeply understand the creative learning process in themselves as a basis for developing experience-based art education. Integrating theory and praxis, this course establishes critical thinking skills for addressing the four main components of art education: interpretation/meaning-making, criticism/aesthetic discernment, studio/production, and historical understanding. The course includes visits to art education venues around the metropolitan area (some outside class time), frequent short written assignments, and oral presentation exercises. Students receive guided support in starting the required core reading program for the Art Education concentration. Required as prerequisite for all other Art Education courses.

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