CBSE 3205 Teaching the Creative Arts

2 hours recitation, 2 hours supervised field experience; 3 credits

Analysis and application of theories and educational research in learning to the teaching of the visual arts, music, dance, and drama. Strategies for developing creative skills, aesthetic sensitivity, and an understanding of the role of materials and performance in artistic expression and classroom practice. Role and value of the arts in individual and social development in a society of varied cultures, communities, and families, inclusion of a culturally sustaining framework. Approaches and techniques that foster and deepen all children's creativity and thinking skills, including multilingual learners and students with special needs. . Continuation of portfolio development. Work with a variety of artistic forms and media; guided field trips and supervised field experience.

Prerequisite: Childhood, Bilingual and Special Education 2001 and 2002


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