2018-2019 Graduate Course Catalog 
    Nov 24, 2020  
2018-2019 Graduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Education: Professional Certification, MS

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James H. Rolling Jr., Comstock Art Facility Rm 043, 315-443-2355, jrolling@syr.edu

Graduate programs in art education are operated in accordance with the following purposes, undertakings, and core values: the exploration of the ideas, materials, and aesthetics through which we shape meanings, negotiate identity, and organize society; the development of arts-based and design-oriented curricula promoting multiliteracies, inclusivity, critical inquiry, and social responsibility; the promotion of interdisciplinary and collaborative research opportunities intersecting arts praxis, educational theory, community scholarship, and qualitative methodologies.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Acquire knowledge of each student, and demonstrate knowledge of student development and learning to promote achievement for all students

2. Know the content they are responsible for teaching, and plan instruction that ensures growth and creative achievement for all students

3. Implement instruction that engages and challenges all students to meet or exceed the learning standards

4. Work with all students to create a dynamic learning environment that supports creative achievement and growth

5. Use multiple measures to assess and document student growth, evaluate instructional effectiveness, and modify instruction

6. Demonstrate professional responsibility and engage relevant stakeholders to maximize student growth, development, and learning

7. Set informed goals and strive for continuous professional and creative growth

Major Requirements

The Art Education: Professional Certification M.S. program is designed for students who seek a master’s degree leading to New York State professional certification. This program requires 30 credits of study with either a research or studio arts concentration. The prerequisite to this program is initial New York State teaching certification in visual arts.

The Syracuse University Student Art Education Association (SUSAEA), a chapter of the National Art Education Association, offers opportunities to enrich pedagogical practice by facilitating social and networking opportunities for professional development, hosting guest speakers, and promoting and practicing outreach and community service.

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