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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTE 4303 - Field Experience: Art Education Secondary

Credits: 1 (0 + 2.5)

Prerequisite(s): ARTE 3601, EDS 3130, EDS 3140, and EDS 3150 with C or better in each; or permission of department

Corequisite(s): ARTE 4203 or permission of department

Description: This field experience course, taken concurrently with ART 4203 Secondary Art Education: Curriculum and Instruction, provides students with the opportunity to put into practice educational theories and teaching methodologies used by art teachers at the middle school and high school level. During the fifty-hour field experience, pre-service art education students work directly with a mentor teacher in the classroom, thereby fostering an understanding of the intellectual and artistic growth of children at the secondary level. In an immersive field experience, application of practical issues such as classroom management, budgeting, and community engagement are observed by the student, building an informed understanding of pedagogical practices needed for a professional career at the secondary school level. Successful completion of the field experience is in accordance with the Colorado Performance Based Standards for Teachers and the Colorado Academic Standards: Visual Arts.

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