Course Code: EDUC549 Course ID: 4647 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
The course addresses visual and performing arts standards and their integration across core elementary curriculum. The course is designed to introduce elementary teacher candidates to the application of visual and performing arts content across the areas of mathematics, science, language/literature, and history/social sciences, including current events and humane topics. The course focuses on learning about, with, and through the arts.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 08/22/21||Spring 2021 Session K||16 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 10/24/21||Summer 2021 Session A||16 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 12/26/21||Summer 2021 Session C||16 Week session|
After successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:
- Evaluate the body of literature related to fostering creativity in young children.
- Evaluate the body of literature related to fostering higher order thinking in young children through the arts.
- Design developmentally appropriate classroom activities that develop aesthetics in young children.
- Create integrated arts-based lesson plans that address standards (e.g. state, national, etc.).
- Design developmentally appropriate classroom activities that foster children’s knowledge of the fine arts.
- Analyze the impact of individuals in the fine arts on societies.
- Implement diverse techniques that assess individual and collective student needs in a pluralistic society.
You will participate in 10 interactive learning activities throughout this course that will challenge your creativity and teaching strategies. Be sure you have access to the additional materials necessary. The Final Project for this course is an integrated unit.
Required Text, Reading, and Resources
Goldberg, M. (2012). Arts integration: Teaching subject matter through the arts in multicultural settings (4th ed.). Boston: Pearson.
Visit here and make sure to acquire any materials you do not already have.
Citation Style and Writing Resources
You will be expected to adhere to APA style throughout this program. The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) may be purchased and used in all courses.
Click here (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pbUoNa5tyY) to see how to set up APA 6th ed. Publication Manual formatting in all of your Microsoft Word documents.
The Five-Paragraph Essay: Three Formulas for Writing the Basic Academic Essay
APA - APUS epress
APUS Writing Exercise: Create a properly formatted APA paper in this fun and educational interactive.
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|Book Title:||Course Materials List- EDUC549 (please use this link to access the supply list: http://ezproxy.apus.edu/login?url=http://ebooks.apus.edu/EDUC549/SupplyList.pdf)|
|Book Title:||Arts Integration: Teaching Subject Matter through the Arts in Multicultural Settings, 5th ed. (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)|
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.