Art Education (AED)

AED 505 FOUNDATIONS IN MUSEUM EDUCATION STUDIES

3, 3/0

History of museum education; practical experience creating interpretive programs and exhibitions using museum collections, archival resources, and publications; overview of museum operations; current and controversial issues and future trends; definition, history, theory, and responsibilities of museums and museum education; opportunity to work firsthand with curators and museum educators to create appropriate and accessible programs for diverse audiences.

AED 506 COLLOQUIUM IN THE ARTS

3, 3/0

Common and related concerns, experiences, and activities in the various arts, including visual and performing arts, and other acts of individual and/or group expression; seminar reports, discussions, presentations; planning of integrated arts activities and investigation for potential implementation in the field; individual or group project as practical.

AED 510 ART MATERIALS WORKSHOP

3, 2/2

Studio experiences with visual arts media, processes, and techniques for art and classroom learning activities; individual and/or group investigations of experiences and adaptations to classroom application. Extra class studio hours as needed.

AED 518 ART EDUCATION AND MULTICULTURALISM

3, 3/0

Cultural competence in art education; attitudes, approaches, and materials required for teaching art to today's diverse school populations; understanding and appreciating the arts and life ways of various peoples and their cultures; curriculum development; interaction with various community resources.

AED 519 ART IN THE ELEMENTARY AND EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION CLASSROOM

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: graduate status or instructor permission. Examine relationships between children’s art and development pre-K through middle school; research contemporary theory for teaching art in non-arts classrooms including arts integration and supporting Common

AED 520 ART AND THERAPY

3, 3/0

Art experiences/products of children and adults in therapeutic settings; slide lectures, demonstrations, films, videotapes, articles, books, observations, and group and field experiences.

AED 526 FIELD STUDY OF ART IN WASHINGTON AND PHILADELPHIA

1-3, 0/0

See the Graduate Course Catalog

AED 527 FIELD STUDIES

1-3, 0/0

Prerequisites: Art education program major; consent of department chair. Supervised field experiences in the major discipline.

AED 565 SEMINAR IN FEMINIST ART AND CRITICISM FOR TEACHING

3, 3/0

A forum for development and critique of teaching methods, visuals, and instructional materials for using feminist art and criticism in art education; practical direction in applying relevant contemporary art, written criticism, and oral interpretation in classroom settings.

AED 588 TOPICS COURSE

3, 3/0

AED 590 INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3, 1/0

See the Graduate Course Catalog

AED 591 RESEARCH PROJECT

3, 3/0

Research or investigation of a particular problem in the discipline, planned and carried out by the student, and supervised by the instructor.

AED 594 GRADUATE WORKSHOP

1-3, 1/0

See the Graduate Course Catalog

AED 598 ART THERAPY ISSUES

3, 3/0

See the Graduate Course Catalog

AED 603 INTERNSHIP (ART EDUCATION OR ART THERAPY)

1-3, 3/0

Prerequisite: Consent of department chair. Supervised internship in an educational setting consistent with the student's program of study.

AED 604 FUNDAMENTALS OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING FOR MUSEUMS

3, 3/0

Theories and practices of planning and implementing museum education programs for diverse audiences; techniques and methods for creating innovative programs within a museum setting.

AED 605 SEMINAR IN ART EDUCATION

3, 3/0

See the Graduate Course Catalog

AED 606 VISUAL ART CURRICULUM DESIGN

3, 3/0

Prerequisites: Initial certification in education. Analyzing, evaluating, and designing contemporary art teaching materials, content, and strategies. Focus on teacher-student dialogue; learning behavior, and artistic educational practices.

AED 609 STUDIO METHODS

3, 2/2

Technical studio experience as appropriate to the teaching artist: processes, procedures, skills, knowledge, and attitudes; integration of personal and classroom investigations. May be repeated up to three times.

AED 610 CONTEMPORARY ART THEORY

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: Degree in a visual arts-related field. Theoretical perspectives in art criticism and aesthetics that contribute to contemporary art education practices.

AED 675 YOUTH CULTURE

3, 3/0

Interdisciplinary analysis of adolescent-driven contemporary cultures through the investigation of their intertwined worlds of family, peers, and school. Focus on youth-centered educational research, secondary pedagogical practices, and curriculum design.

AED 680 HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY OF ART EDUCATION

3, 3/0

Critical examination of the historical roots and ideological underpinnings of art education within public/private schooling from elementary to higher education in the U.S., with special attention to the relations among schools and society with respect to social equality and a democratic way of life.

AED 688 SEMINAR IN ART EDUCATION

3, 3/0

Contemporary problems; review of curriculum developments, methodology, innovative developments, and interdisciplinary concepts; individualized studies under faculty advisement.

AED 689 RESEARCH

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: AED 688. Individual and group study of methods of research in the discipline; training in research methods, interpretation, evaluation, and adaptation of research findings for application to professional needs.

AED 690 MASTER'S PROJECT

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: AED 689. A study undertaken by one or more individuals on a problem of professional significance, to demonstrate an area of mastery in the field.

AED 695 MASTER'S THESIS

1-6, 6/0

Prerequisite: AED 689. Individual investigation of an original problem representing a significant contribution to the literature of the field. May be repeated.

AED 721 THESIS/PROJECT CONTINUATION

0, 0/0

AED 722 THESIS/PROJECT EXTENDED

0, 0/0