CONTEMPORARY MODELS IN VISUAL ART (PSV702)

Course Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Explain the contemporary curriculum models in visual art education.
  2. Analyze and interpret creativity in visual art education.
  3. Apply the artistic development theories in cognitive development.
  4. Utilize the socio cultural cognitive development theory: Vygotski perspective and devise strategies in teaching visual art.
Course Description
The Course will focus on the curriculum practices in Art and Design Education. The curriculum component will provide overview of the principles and practices on the curriculum with a focus on the theories and practices in teaching and learning in contemporary art and design education.
Syllabus Content
1. CONTEMPORARY MODEL OF VISUAL ART EDUCATION
2. ARTISTIC DEVELOPMENT & COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENTAL THEORIES
3. PIAGET‚S TEORY
4. SOCIOCULTURE COGNITIVE THEORY
5. THE COGNITIVE REVOLUTION AND CONCEPTION OF LEARNING
6. IMAGINATION IN COGNITION
7. MODELS OF CREATIVITY
8. CURRICULUM MODELS
9. TYPES OF CURRICULUM IN VISUAL ART EDUCATION
Teaching Methodologies
  • Blended Learning
  • Discussion
  • Journal/Article Critique
  • Lectures
  • Presentation
  • Problem Based Learning (PBL)
  • Self-directed Learning
Assessment
Continuous Assessment: 60.00%
Assignment – 30%
Journal/Article Critique – 30%
Final Assessment: 40.00%
Final Project – 40%
Transferable Skills
Student will learn about curriculum component will provide overview of the principles and practices on the curriculum with a focus on the theories and practices in teaching and learning in art and design education.
Scheme of Work
 PSV702-ACADEMIC CALENDER 2017
References
  1. Clark G.A and Zimmerman E. D , Educating Artistically Talented Students, Syracuse University Press, 1984
  2. Dunn P.C , Point of View Series Curriculum, . The National Art Education Association., 1995
  3. Efland A , A History of Art Education. Intellectual and , Teachers College Press, Columbia University., 1990
  4. Efland A D , Art and Cognition, Integrating the Visual Art, Teachers College Press, Columbia University N, 2002
  5. Efland A, Freedman K and Stuhr P , Postmodern Art Education, : An Approach to Curriculum. The National Art, 1996
  6. EIisner, E , The Education Imagination, New York: Macmillan., 1979
  7. Fisher R, Teaching Children To Think, Nelson Thornes. Ltd, 2005
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