ARTE 217 - Creative Arts for Elem School Tchr

Credit Hours: Min: 3; Max:

Description: Designed to foster awareness, enthusiasm, and commitment to the importance of the arts within the elementary education curriculum, and to develop an understanding of the role the arts play in each individual's life. General topics dealt with are: art and music education rationale, basic perceptual and conceptual skill building in visual art, exploration of art media, exploration of musical instruments and musical learning experiences, the relationship of art and music to national/global cultural understanding, introduction to theories of children's sequential artistic and music development from infancy through the 3rd grade (this includes typical and atypical development), interdisciplinary arts learning experiences, and critical awareness of the relationship of music, theatre, dance, and visual art curriculums.

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