Oct 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARED 325 - Aesthetic Inquiry

(3 cr) The purpose of this course is to acquaint education majors with the broad range of themes and issues considered in the visual arts and in effective teaching of art in K-12 grades. Students will study the philosophy of art and the history of aesthetic arguments concerning the nature, definition, purpose, and value of art. Course content will present a variety of pedagogical strategies including, among others, methods to teach studio art, art history, art criticism, aesthetics, psychology, the interdisciplinary approach, the multicultural approach, and technology. Moreover, students will explore historic and recent trends in curriculum development and regional and national instructional standards. Students will employ critical reading, writing and discussion skills.



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