Student Learning Objectives

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.