Arts in Education
Description: This course is focused on providing a context for arts administrators in the area of arts education. Both the context and content of arts education will be addressed. National and state issues in arts education will be considered. Approaches to arts education in in-school and out-of-school settings will be reviewed. Sample delivery systems, program design and evaluation will be presented and analyzed.
Learning Outcomes: 1. Describe the authority of arts education programs in in-school and out-of-school settings and establish their significance to arts managers. 2. Identify national issues related to arts education and how those issues are reflected in education and community engagement programs within arts institutions. 3. Analyze existing arts education programs including content, marketing, funding, delivery systems and evaluation methodologies.