The Art of Teaching and Learning

Explore the connections between learning and instruction by investigating your teacher identity and art education methods.

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In an ever-changing world, teachers need a diverse set of tools in their toolbox. Instructional strategies are one set of agile tools. This course explores the connections between learning and instruction and begins with an exploration of your teacher identity and art education methods. Craft your personal teaching philosophy and apply it to develop instructional tools to increase student ownership, accountability, and engagement. Feel confident and better equipped to meet the needs of all students through the use of holistic and adaptable tools. Walk away from this course with a personalized approach to teaching, a diverse set of relevant strategies to implement, and a collection of classroom-ready materials.

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)
  • Word-processing platform (Microsoft Office, Pages, Google Docs)


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