AE5700 - Curriculum Development and Assessment in the Arts
Curriculum design, implementation and assessment for curriculum developers, supervisors, educators and students in the arts will be addressed. The course provides an introduction to the goals, history, content, theory and practice of arts curriculum in public education as an independent discipline and an integrated component of a child’s education. Emphasis is placed on state and national standards in the arts and reflects state mandates on arts assessment in K-12 public education. Participants will develop a working knowledge of the field through the development of balanced, discipline-based curriculum and assessment models for the arts which may be adapted to specific school sites. Offered Spring term only.