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Learning Outcomes

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Majors

Art Education Advanced Outcomes 

Students with a major in Art education:

  • Conceptualization: Integrating art content knowledge with education and art frameworks and a broadly-based understanding of the liberal arts in order to plan and implement instruction.
  • Diagnosis: Relates observed behavior to relevant frameworks in order to determine and implement learning prescriptions for the art setting.
  • Coordination: Manages resources effectively to support learning goals
  • Communication: Uses verbal, nonverbal, and media modes to establish the environment of the art classroom and to structure and reinforce learning
  • Integrative Interaction: Acting with professional value as a situational decision-maker, adapting to the changing needs in the environment in order to draw out students as learners.

 Art Therapy Majors Advanced Outcomes

Students with a major in Art Therapy:

  • Demonstrate group leadership skills necessary to effectively facilitate creative art experiences for a wide range of participants and purposes in a variety of community settings, while establishing and maintaining effective supervisory, professional peer and community participant relationships.
  •  Demonstrate communication skills necessary to effectively and professionally interact with peers, supervisors and participants in a variety of academic and community art settings.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify major people, events and theories that contributed to the development of the field of art therapy and apply this knowledge while actively exploring the relationships between aesthetic expression and broader questions of human meaning and value
  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors that are congruent with the profession in their approach to creating, viewing and responding to their own artwork and their understanding and experience of artwork created by others
  • Demonstrate selective aesthetic judgment in an effective public presentation of her own work while identifying decisions regarding her pursuit of continuing educational experiences, workforce opportunities and advanced degree programs.
  • Identify a problem(s) that is typical   or unique to the discipline of Art Therapy, and assesses her own strengths and areas in need of improvement as a problem solver in the context of her discipline.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the qualities, characteristics, and methods of using art materials as they are applied with participants during art experiences at field placements.

Art Education/ArtTherapy Major Advanced Outcomes

Students with a major in Art Education/Art Therapy: 

  •  Conceptualization: Integrating art content knowledge with education, special education, and art frameworks and a broadly-based understanding of the liberal arts in order to plan and implement instruction for students with a variety of special needs.
  • Diagnosis: Relates observed behavior to relevant frameworks in order to determine and implement learning prescriptions for the art education setting
  • Coordination: Manages resources effectively to support learning goals
  • Communication: Uses verbal, nonverbal, and media modes to establish the environment of the art classroom and to structure and reinforce learning and the development of education services
  • Integrative Interaction: Acting with professional value as a situational decision-maker, adapting to the changing needs in the environment in order to draw out students as learners

Media Design Advanced Outcomes

Students with a major in Media Design:

  • Integrate communication strategies, technological proficiency, and artistic principles to design purposeful and creative media that acknowledges the context of media development across cultures.
  • Within a participatory culture, identify and meet complex creative and ethical challenges by managing human and technological resources.
  • Apply frameworks and theories from multiple disciplines to synthesize effective design solutions that address the diverse needs and perspectives of local and global clients and audiences.

 Studio Art Advanced Outcomes

Students with a major in Studio Art:

  • Demonstrates understanding of visual art processes, techniques, safety and material knowledge across a variety of new and traditional media.
  • Articulates critical perspectives about art contexts across cultures through oral and written discourse.
  • Evaluates  relationships between personal artwork and historic, aesthetic, and cultural frameworks.
  • Produces and critically evaluates several bodies of art across media using preferred conceptual and aesthetic models.
  • Demonstrates leadership and collaborative skill sets within community and social contexts in studio art.
  • Integrates philosophy of creativity, quality, originality and purposes of art with broader questions about human meaning.
  • Demonstrates skills, values and ethics of career professionalism across studio art contexts.
  • Applies appropriate communication and design theory to professional self-presentation in portfolios, social media and exhibitions.
  • Articulates career impact of participation in contemporary art, visual culture and diverse experiential learning contexts.

     

    Minors

    Learning Outcomes in the Art History Minor

     Students with a minor in Art History:

  • The student explores and articulates the relationships of historic aesthetic expressions and broader questions of cultural meaning and values. 

  • The student explores and articulates the relationships between a variety of cultures’ aesthetic expressions and her own professional or personal goals.

  • The student makes connections among a variety of cultural and historical perspectives, art works, and styles that reflect the knowledge and skills required in art history electives courses.

    Learning Outcomes in Media Design Minor

       Students with a minor in Media Design:

  • Integrate communication strategies, technological proficiency, and artistic principles to design purposeful and creative media.

  • Within a participatory culture, identify and meet complex creative and ethical challenges.

  • Apply frameworks and theories from multiple disciplines to synthesize effective design solutions.

     Learning Outcomes in the Studio Art Minor

    Students with a minor in Art History:

  •  Produces visual art that demonstrates processes, techniques, safety and material knowledge

  • Articulates perspectives about art historic or cultural interests or influences.

  • Integrates creative process with broader questions of human meaning and values.

  • Produces a body of art using preferred aesthetic models, processes and concepts.

  • Engages in aesthetic discussion and interaction in varied professional, social and cultural contexts.

  • Demonstrates critical aesthetic judgment and collaboration in professional exhibition design.

  • Articulates relationships between making art and academic, professional or personal goals.

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