Course Description

This course is designed to introduce teacher candidates to art instruction and integration in an elementary setting. The course will introduce art as a means of communicating, learning, understanding, and collaborating. Teacher candidates will be introduced to art as a hands-on process and practice; art as a way of understanding history, culture, and society; art as a curriculum resource; and the role of art in creating community. The course will allow teacher candidates to explore the areas of studio art practice, art education theory, and interdisciplinary curriculum integration.