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2008-09 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Learning Compact

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Art Education
Description of the Major
The Bachelor of Arts in Art Education prepares you to teach art in public schools for certification as K-12 art teachers in Florida and other National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) states. Through field placements in local art classrooms and alternative art education settings, you gain the knowledge and skills as art teachers to effectively meet the needs of all learners in a variety of educational contexts. Emphasis is on the ability to demonstrate the 12 Educator Accomplished Practices at the preprofessional level, in accordance with Florida legislation. The program culminates in a student teaching practicum, in which you are expected to demonstrate full responsibilities of a professional art educator.

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Before Graduating You Must
  • Satisfactory review of a teaching portfolio conducted by art education faculty and external professional educator at the culmination of the student teaching practicum.
  • Pass the Subject Area Examination (SAE) ART K-12, Professional Education Examination (PED) and General Knowledge Examination (GK) portions of the Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE).
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Knowledge of current materials and methods of teaching art.
  2. Knowledge of assessment techniques.
  3. Ability to use sound research practices.
  4. Ability to use appropriate technology.
  5. Knowledge and understanding of child growth and development.
  6. Knowledge of applicable techniques and ability to vary directions and curricula to accommodate different learning styles, cultural backgrounds and classroom settings.
  7. Understanding of the world through study of international historic and contemporary art.
  8. Ability to apply the skills and concepts related to the studentís chosen art discipline.
  9. Ability to engage in complex thought, analysis and reasoning.
  10. Ability to observe and analyze.
  11. Ability to communicate effectively in speech and writing.
  12. Ability to reason and learn collaboratively.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
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