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Curriculum Action Notice


From:

Academic Affairs Committee

Date:

November 10, 2006

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Teri Doerksen, G04C Belknap Hall, ext. 4588.

Curricular Action Notice: Art

1. New Course Request: ARE 5594 Qualitative Research in Arts Education (crosslisted with MU 5594)
Purpose and Nature of Course: To prepare Masters degree students in the arts for thesis designing and writing research or thesis projects.
Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences): Basic methods and procedures of qualitative research; APA writing style; leads to development of thesis or research project proposal.

2. Course Change Request: ART 4461 (was 4462) Advanced Water Base Media
Purpose and nature of change: Change course numbers to make sense in relationship to the new program and advanced/graduate levels of the same course.

3. Course Change Request: ART 5545 (was 5517) 2-D Fibers
Purpose and nature of change: Change course numbers to make sense in relationship to the new program and advanced/graduate levels of the same course.

4. Course Change Request: ART 5561 (was 5515) Water Base Media
Purpose and nature of change: Change course numbers to make sense in relationship to the new program and advanced/graduate levels of the same course.

5. New Course Request: ART 4430 Advanced Digital Photography
Purpose and Nature of Course: It is the objective of this course to accomplish the following: master the advanced techniques of digital photography, achieve of a high level of proficiency in capturing and printing a digital image and cultivate a clear vision of the student’s artistic voice in the digital medium. Historical significance of photography from film to chip, and its impact on society will be explored.
Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences): An advanced course designed to focus on various techniques in shooting and digitally processing images with the purpose of developing communication skills and artistic visual language.
How will increased offerings be staffed? This is a course that will be taught in the summer or by an additional adjunct position. It should ultimately become part of the new Graphic Arts Program and will be included in the requirements for that program.

6. New Course Request: ART 5540 Art in the Community
Purpose and Nature of Course: The course looks at the specific needs for community programs that are settings for an art educational experience outside of the K-12 classroom. Nursing homes, pre-schools, and after-school programs will be the focus of the observation and participation element of the course. This is an interdisciplinary course with Nursing Leadership Program.
Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences): The course looks at the specific needs for community programs that are settings for an art educational experience outside of the K-12 classroom. Nursing homes, pre-schools, and after-school programs will be the focus of the observation and participation element of the course. This is an interdisciplinary course with Nursing Leadership Program.

7. Departments of Art, Education, and Special Education:
New Course Request: ARE 4440 Art in the Community
Purpose and Nature of Course: The course looks at the specific needs for community programs that are settings for an art educational experience outside of the K-12 classroom. Nursing homes, pre-schools, and after-school programs will be the focus of the observation and participation element of the course. This is an interdisciplinary course with the Nursing Leadership Program.

8. New Course Request: ART 5596 Exhibition
Purpose and Nature of Course: This course will be the practice-based research component of the graduate research requirement.
Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):
Planning and execution of an exhibition of artwork produced during graduate studies. Contextual paper, artist statement, reception, advertising, as well as making the original art for display will be involved in this practice-based research project.

9. Program Change Proposal: Art, Education, Special Education
Rationale for change:
The purpose of the new program is: 1)to provide a graduate studio experience within the advanced program requirements; 2) to make practice-based research in the form of an exhibition, a research option; 3) to give both and online and on-campus option within a single masters program; 4) to meet PDE & NCATE requirements of advanced studies in Art Education.
Old Degree and Program Title (attach an old ER): Masters of Education in Art Education
New Degree and Program Title (attach a new ER): same

List all changes:
1) Drop EDTL 692 Reflective Practice and Action Research (Lock Haven course) as a requirement and replace with ARE 5594 Qualitative Research in Arts Education.
2) Drop EDTL 604 Designing Assessments Using Performance Standards (Lock Haven course) as a requirement.
3) Move ED 5555 Educational Psychology (summer only) to an elective.
4) Add ARE 5599 Thesis (6 credits) to research options.
5) Add New Course ART 5596 Exhibition (6 credits) to research options.
6) Add New Course ARE 5594 Qualitative Methods of Research in Arts Education
7) Add Course ARE 5540 Art in the Community-an elective
8) Change course number ART 5517 2-D Fibers to ART 5545
9) Change course number ART 5515 Water Base Media to ART 5561

Program Description for Catalog (if changed):
The M.Ed. in Art Education emphasizes academic mastery of art education theory, practice, and research while deepening the learner’s understanding of studio skills and knowledge of art history. Individuals admitted to the program are required to be certified art teachers within one of the fifty states; non-United States citizens must provide proof that they have met the requirements to teach art in their respective countries. Certification may be attained in on-campus program through completion of the PA requirements at the undergraduate level while also enrolled in the Masters program. The graduate program attracts talented, dedicated, and self-motivated graduate students who wish to become more informed about pedagogy, studio studies, and professional research. The conceptual framework advocates a model of art education that encourages graduate students to become leaders in their field. Lock Haven University collaborates with Mansfield University in offering the M.Ed. in Art Education, courses from Lock Haven are indicated by an LH. Students must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above to be admitted to the program. The candidate for the M.Ed. in Art Education must complete a minimum of 33 semester hours of approved study. After completing the research methods course, three options for a final research projects may be proposed. A research paper or a thesis in the field of art education or a practice- based research project, an exhibition of original student artwork completed during the Mansfield University M.Ed. program. Distance learners may participate in summer courses on campus or transfer credits from an equivalent studio experience.

Program requirements: Masters of Education in Art Education (M.Ed.): 33 credit hours

Core Art Education Courses- 12 credits
ARE 5534 Application of Aesthetic Theory 3
ARE 5535 Art for Students with Diverse Needs 3
ARE 5536 History & Philosophy of Art Education 3
ARE 5537 Art Across the Curriculum

Studio Requirements – 6 credits
ART 55** Any graduate level studio choice (2) 6

Art History- 6 credits
ART 55** Any graduate level Art History course (2) 6

Research- 6-9 credits
ARE 5594 Qualitative Methods of Research in Arts Education 3
Choose one:
ARE 5598 Research 3
ARE 5599 Thesis 6
ART 5596 Exhibition 6

Electives- 3 credits if Research Paper is chosen
ARE 5540 Art in the Community 3
ED 5555 Educational Psychology (summer offering) 3
EDTL 603 Educational Assessment Strategies (Lock Haven) 3
EDTL 604 Designing Assessments Using Performance Standards (LH) 3
EDTL 609 Classroom Management and Control (LH) 3
EDTL 618 Understanding the Role of Cognition and Social Skills in the Classroom (LH) 3




 

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