What You Will Learn

   
Graphic Design
  • Develop an understanding of graphic design history, its connection to major artists and their movements to determine how it fits contextually into historical art movements.
  • Identify and apply the use of visual art concepts and vocabulary in verbal and written formats.
  • Develop and demonstrate an understanding of contemporary art and design trends.
      
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze and develop appropriate solutions to design problems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in industry standard software and print practices.
  • Develop an understanding of professional designer-client relationships.
  • Objectively participate in verbal and written critiques of student work.

Fine Art
  • Identify and effectively apply the use of visual arts concepts and vocabulary in verbal and written formats.
  • Objectively participate in class critiques and respond positively to constructive criticism.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of art tools, materials, and Technology appropriate to the field.
     
  • Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary art trends, major artist's works, and historical movements.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of professionalism required of a serious student of art and develop a substantive portfolio.
Art Education
  • Identify and effectively apply the use of visual art concepts and vocabulary in verbal and written formats.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of art tools, materials, technology appropriate to the field of art education.
  • Demonstrate understanding of contemporary art trends, art criticism, aesthetics, major artists’ works and historical movements.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of planning a substantive unit of instruction developmentally appropriate to grade level and linked to national standards in the visual arts.
  • Demonstrate the professional ability to implement a unit of instruction through effectively setting clear goals and objectives, demonstrating art skills/ processes, integrating critical thinking, pacing tasks, applying appropriate assessment, and engaging in reflective practice.
  • Develop a substantive portfolio providing evidence of successful student learning outcomes from internship involvement at both the elementary and secondary levels.

    

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