ECAE 7538T Seminar I in Pedagogy and Curriculum

45 hours seminar plus conference, 50 hours of fieldwork, 3 credits

Theoretical and practical teaching methods, strategies, organization, and project-based teaching of art at all grade levels (PK to 12) appropriate for New York State certification requirements in accordance with changes in NYSED regulations. Focus on self-reflective teaching styles and assessment procedures; analysis of New York State Learning Standards in art; teaching art that addresses the learning needs of a diverse student population, students with special needs, and English language learners. Preparation in literacy and language acquisition. Attention given to particular needs and interests of students, designing developmentally effective learning environments, and methods of integrating technology into the PK to 12 classroom. Role of materials and resources applied to teaching art at grade levels appropriate for state certification requirements. Open only to students who have completed all program courses with a grade point average of 3.00 or higher.

Prerequisite: ECAE 7506T and 7533T.

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