ART 630 Individual Art Ed Studies

(1 to 6 hrs.) The research-based independent study will include analysis of art education professional literature; discussion of art education philosophies, theories, current practices and research findings as they apply to curriculum and instruction. The student-driven research will include a review of literature in the designated research area, academic writing reflecting an in-depth analysis of the student selected topic and may include research methodologies such as action research, studio base inquiry, or other data-driven research basis, which are not included as a regular part of the curriculum. Special emphasis on analytical and applied thinking.