SRJC Course Outlines

5/20/2019 5:28:33 PMCHLD 55.6 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHLD 55.6Title:  ART FOR YOUNG CHILD  
Full Title:  Art for the Young Child
Last Reviewed:1/28/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course will introduce students to the stages of children's artistic development, birth through age eight. Students will explore hands-on activities for use in the early childhood classroom and experience a variety of age-appropriate art media. Classroom environment and materials, art education philosophies and creative development will be addressed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CHLD 10 OR CHLD 110.1 OR CHLD 110.2

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
This course will introduce students to the stages of children's artistic development, birth through age eight. Students will explore hands-on activities for use in the early childhood classroom and experience a variety of age-appropriate art media. Classroom environment and materials, art education philosophies and creative development will be addressed.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CHLD 10 OR CHLD 110.1 OR CHLD 110.2
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2009Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Students will be able to:
1. Identify and plan appropriate art activities for young children considering factors such as
    creativity, art domain skills, and children's ages and abilities.
2. Analyze art curricula and projects that represent different art education philosophies.
3. Explain how early art experiences lay a foundation for later creative and artistic skills.

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Upon completion of the course, the students will be able to:
1. Identify sequential stages of art development in the young child.
2. Analyze the essential elements of a good quality art program including the physical
    environment, materials and adult-child interactions.
3. Assess art activities for the young child based on developmentally appropriate practice.
4. Develop a professional philosophy of art education for young children.
5. Collect and organize a variety of lesson plans for open-ended art experiences that can be used
    with young children.

Topics and Scope
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I. Stages in a Child's Art Development
    A. Review of developmental capabilities of children birth through age 8
    B. Sequence of artistic development from beginning skills to representational work and
         beyond
    C. Theories of children's artistic development
         1. Kellogg, Lowenfeld, Howard Gardener
         2. Examples of children's art at various developmental stages
II. Developing an Appropriate Environment
    A. Organizing the physical space
    B. Supplying materials for a comprehensive art program
    C. Developing a creative climate
    D. Responding to individual children's creative art process and art work
III. Age Appropriate Art Activities
    A. Safety
    B. Developmentally appropriate practice
    C. Problems with imitative activities
IV. Art Education Philosophies
    A. Reggio Emilia/Project Based/Cognitive Approach
    B. Child centered
    C. Discipline based/Comprehensive Art Education
         1. Art appreciation
         2. Noticing, responding and engaging
    D. Community Based Art Education; incorporating local artists into your program
    E. Examples of programs and activities associated with different philosophies
V. Survey of Art Activities
    A. Criteria for selection of appropriate art activities
    B. Techniques for conducting an art experience
    C. Content areas and activities
         1.   Collage and assemblage
         2.   Tearing, cutting, and folding
         3.   Drawing
          4.   Painting
         5.   Printing
         6.   Modeling, carving and sculpture
         7.   Stitching and weaving
         8.   Woodworking
         9.   Color
        10. Texture and sensory exploration
        11. Light and Shadow
VI. Creativity
    A. Theories of creativity
    B. Factors that affect creativity in the classroom environment

Assignments:
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1.   Read text and handouts (10 -15  pages per week)
2.   Collect representative samples of children's art at various stages and write an analysis based
      on stage theories of artistic development (1-2 pages)
3.   Plan and graphically represent a developmentally appropriate art environment
4.   Write two-page analysis papers (3-4) based on art activities in class
5.   Create a portfolio of developmentally appropriate art activities for young children
6.   Compose a written statement of art education philosophy (1 page)
7.   Write a reflection paper on the personal value of art experiences
8.   Produce an independent project on a topic related to children's art
9.   Produce a final portfolio reflecting topics covered in the course objectives
10. Write a reflection on the meaning of creativity in early childhood education

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
45 - 55%
Analysis papers; reflection papers; written statement of art education philosophy; cumulative final portfolio
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 40%
Plan art environment; portfolio of activities; independent project
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
15 - 30%
Class attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Rapunzel's Supermarket:  All About Young Children and Their Art. Kolbe, Ursula. 2nd ed. Peppinot Press. 2007 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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