Log in to post comments Summer 2021 ARED 7230 / 8430: Special Problems in Art Education Socially Engaged Art as Pedagogical Practice Short Session 1 MTWRF | 9:15-11:30 AM | Bustle CRN 65573 Interdisciplinary in nature, students of ALL disciplines are encouraged to enroll in ARED 7230/8430. In this course, we will investigate the historical roots and contemporary implementations of socially engaged art or social practice. Special attention will be given to social practice as a pedagogical project aimed at social change as well as strategies for teaching social practice. Ethical dimensions of social practice and ongoing debates associated with representation, quality, and outcomes will be critiqued in the context of student-driven inquiries. Moving beyond theory, students will utilize research methods to identify community needs and incorporate strategies and skills utilized by artists, social workers, educators, and researchers to design pedagogically-oriented practice that foregrounds participation and collective action. Fall 2021 ARED 3070: Art and Society: Visual Culture, Diversity, and Pedagogy For education majors and related fields, this course probes intersections of visual culture, diversity, contemporary art, and pedagogy. Students investigate pedagogical implications of visual culture studies grounded in critical theories of diversity, addressing race, ethnicity, gender, sex, and class in the U.S. Relevant contemporary art is explored for educational significance. ARED 4350S/6350S: Elementary Curriculum in Art Education Planning and developing procedures for implementing curriculum at the elementary level. An investigation into the literature, materials, and procedures appropriate to children of different ages, including studio experiences. ARED 5470/7470: Issues and Practices in Teaching Art Varied approaches to art issues; practices relevant to art education. Must be taken during student teaching. ARED 8430: Topics in Art Education Transdisciplinary Investigations in Art Education Significant writings ranging from classical foundations to contemporary viewpoints in art education with emphasis upon issues relevant to current art education practice. ARED 9630: Writing Critique in Art Education Research and theoretical writing in the field of education.