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Connecting the New Visual Art Standards and Community Resources

This course will prepare art educators to integrate the National Core Art Standards into their daily teaching practices. Coursework will facilitate art educatorsí understanding of how to support studentsí journeys through the artistic processes of creating, presenting, responding, and connecting. They will apply the NCAS to a new lesson plan that focuses on supporting their studentsí authentic investigations.

Art educator participants will have the opportunity to experience three community studio visits that will include: Quad City Artsí Visiting Artist, Mark Hirsch, St. Ambrose Printmaking Department with Joseph Lappie, and Big River Bindery with Andrew Huot.

In addition to creating art and connecting with 3 community resources that will support teaching artists and their students, participants will explore the teaching methods of Professor Linda Barry while keeping a sketchbook journal and completing written reflections as documentations of their investigations and discoveries.

Course Syllabus

Registration closes 6/3/16.

Instructors: Colleen Tomlinson, Brian Allen, Joseph Lappie, and Andrew Huot
Session Number: 7010
6/7/16 @ 9 am - 4 pm: Figge Art Museum, Davenport
6/8/16 @ 9 am - 4 pm: Big River Bindery, 230 W 15th St, Davenport, IA in morning; St. Ambrose University, Galvin Fine Arts Center, 518 W. Locust St, Davenport, IA in afternoon
6/9/16 @ 9 am - Noon: Mississippi Bend AEA, Bettendorf

Includes $10 materials fee:
$180 1 Drake EDMA Grad credit
$110 1 Relicensure credit
$60 Audit (no credit)

For more information about Drake Univ. EDMA credit visit Drake Credit Info on the MBAEA Professional Development webpage.


For more information, contact Betsy Justis at 1-563-344-6481, 1-800-947-2329 extension 6481, or email .

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