Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Art 312 Art in the Elementary School

Designed to give the elementary educator knowledge, skills, methodologies and resources that encourage the incorporation of art education as a regular, ongoing and sequential part of the core curriculum. Based on contemporary theory and practice focused exclusively on the teaching of art at k-5 levels. This course is required for all students seeking a general multi-subject teaching license at the elementary level. General objectives include establishing a theoretical and methodological foundation that enables the student to teach age appropriate art lessons that engage children not only in art production activities but also to address the areas of art history, criticism and aesthetics. Open to Non-majors. Maximum 4 credits.


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