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Wisconsin Art Education Association: Art with Purpose

UWL offers 1 graduate credit

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EDS 500, section 700
Course dates:
October 27—December 3, 2017
(15 hours as arranged)

Wisconsin Art Education Association (WAEA)
Conference dates: Oct. 27-28, 2017
Fort Atkinson High School, Fort Atkinson, Wis.

Target audience:  K-12 Art Educators

Individuals attending and participating in the WAEA Fall Conference may elect to sign up for one UWL course credit by completing the following course work. Individuals will be responsible for attending all general sessions and sectional presentations of interest to the course participant. 

Completion of 2-3 pages of reflections on readings and connections made at the conference as well as a meaningful project that could include application of ideas gained to be applied in your teaching profession. Examples could include but are not limited to a lesson plan, reflective journal, work of art, blog creation, wiki creation, website, and or a PowerPoint presentation. Course work must be completed by the specified deadline and will be evaluated by a course rubric in order to receive course credit.

Objective (participants will know and be able to): Apply new learning from conference sessions attended to particular teaching setting.

Course requirements:

  • Full attendance at conference
  • 2-3 page reflections on any reading material from sectionals, keynote and professional connections made at the conference
  • Development of meaningful project for your particular teaching context to include application of ideas gains in the conference

Instructional methods:

  • Conference lecture: There is no specific textbook that can be recommended. Books, periodical and newsletter information from presenters is readily accessible at session site. Any other resources from the sessions are encouraged to be used during any large and small group sharing session. Lectures, keynote presentations, Wikis, Prezis, multi-media presentations, hand-on workshops and walking tours are methods for instruction throughout the conference.

Assessment procedures:

Participation and written work should be completed at the highest standard of quality and at the graduate level (RUBRIC will be available).

Instructor: Carissa Brudos, WAEA awards chair, cbrudos@uwlax.edu
Course syllabus