Instructional Strategies for Art Teachers

Align your teaching with 21st-century learning goals by examining contemporary trends in art education to develop instructional strategies and increase student engagement in the artistic process.

3 Credits|8 Weeks|$1275

Enhancing creativity, collaboration, problem-solving, and critical thinking can lead to greater engagement in the art classroom. Effective teaching strategies are fundamental to reaching these learning goals. In this interactive course, participants will examine contemporary art education theories and resources to enhance their teaching practices. This course is aligned with 21st-century learning goals such as creative thinking, problem-solving, ideation, and collaboration. Participants will develop strategies to deliver instruction, engage students in the artistic process, and promote a student-centered classroom.

See the course syllabus and Graduate Catalog for more details.

Required Materials

Additional Materials

  • Computer with basic audio and video input and output equipment
  • Internet access (broadband recommended)
  • Basic computing skills (see AOEU’s Technology Requirements)
  • Access to AOEU’s online learning platform, Brightspace, to view course content, submit assignments, and engage in discussion (provided)
  • Your AOEU Google Drive account
  • Word-processing platform (Microsoft Office, Pages, Google Docs)


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