Arts in Education


Units: 6


The health of arts and cultural institutions is sustained by a knowledgeable well-informed audience that values the arts as part of the quality of life. Arts education is fundamental to nurturing a society that values the arts. Quality arts education is at the core of successful education and community engagement programs.    Arts Education will focus on the elements of quality arts education programs issues and policies related to arts education and trends in pedagogy that are research based. The wide range of delivery systems for in both in-school and out-of-school programs will be considered. Special emphasis will be placed on developing and maintaining successful partnerships and collaborations. The wide range of occupational opportunities based in arts education will be a special feature.    Instructional strategies will include but not be limited to readings discussions guests and project-based learning problems.