Art Education (ARTE)
211 Introduction to Teaching Art (1) A comprehensive view of art teaching as a profession including requirements, challenges, and opportunities. Includes 10 clock hours of clinical laboratory experiences, directed observations, and limited participation in classroom settings.
260 Introduction to Art Education (3) The visual art of children and the influences of their growth, development, objectives, motivation, and elevation.
360 Teaching Art in the Public School (3) Approaches to art studio experiences appropriate for both elementary and secondary students. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education.
400 Senior Seminar in Art Education (3) Current issues in the profession of art education, review of national standards, and the relationship of aesthetic education to the overall development of young people. Historical, philosophical, psychological, and social aspects of art in the curriculum. Measurement and evaluation of art instruction. Prereq: ARTE 360.
410 (610) Designing Visual Aids for the Classroom (3) Design and construction of low cost visual aids for use in grades K-12. Prereq: ARTE 260, admission to Teacher Education.
461 Internship in Teaching Art (12) Supervised experience (one semester) in the teaching of visual art in off-campus centers. Must be taken concurrently with Art Education 462. Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education, TCED 301, 302, and all required art content courses. (Application for internship must be filed no later than two semesters prior to enrolling.)
462 Seminar in Teaching Art (3) Philosophical and social aspects of art as a part of basic education and intellectual development. Organization, structure, and evaluation of sequential art curricula. Professional organizations and continual professional growth. Implications of the Tennessee Instructional Model and the Tennessee Career Development Program for art education. Evaluations about art and specific techniques for teaching. Must be taken concurrently with ARTE 461.
471 Student Teaching in Art - Grades K-6 (6) Supervised student teaching of art in grades K-6 in off-campus centers for a minimum of 7.5 weeks. Must be taken concurrently with ARTE 473. (Normally taken concurrently also with ARTE 472.) Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education, TCED 301-302 and all other required courses in the Professional Education core.
472 Student Teaching in Art - Grades 7-12 (6) Supervised student teaching of art in grades 7-12 in off-campus centers for a minimum of 7.5 weeks. Must be taken concurrently with ARTE 473. (Normally taken concurrently also with ARTE 471.) Prereq: Admission to Teacher Education, TCED 301-302 and all other required courses in the Professional Education core.
473 Seminar in Teaching Art (1) Structured seminar for advanced discussion of instructional and classroom management, variety in methodology, discipline, school law, professionalism, and related topics. Emphasis will be placed on oral expression and written communication. Coreq: ARTE 471-472 (student teaching courses.)