SRJC Course Outlines

5/25/2024 12:46:33 PMCHLD 55.6 Course Outline as of Fall 2014

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
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Catalog Description:
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Introduction of the developmental stages of art and exploration of appropriate activities for young children using various art media. Art education philosophies and creative development of children 0-8 will be addressed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 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
Introduction of the developmental stages of art and exploration of appropriate activities for young children using various art media. Art education philosophies and creative development of children 0-8 will be addressed.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 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

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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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 and discriminate between appropriate and inappropriate activities.
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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A.  Stages in a child's art development
     1. Review of developmental capabilities of children 0-8
     2. Sequence of development from beginning mark-making to representational work and beyond
     3. Theories of children's artistic development
         a. Kellogg, Lowenfeld, Howard Gardener
         b. Examples of children's art at various developmental stages
B. Developing an appropriate environment
   1. Organizing the physical space
   2. Supplies for a comprehensive art program
   3. Developing a creative climate
   4. Responding to individual children's creative art process and art work
C. Age appropriate art activities
   1. Safety
   2. Developmentally appropriate practice
   3. Problems with imitative activities
D. Art education philosophies
   1. Reggio Emilia/Project Based/Cognitive Approach
   2. Child centered
   3. Imitative
   4. Discipline based/Comprehensive Art Education
       a.  Art Appreciation
       b . Noticing, responding and engaging
   5. Community Based Art Education; incorporating local artists into your program
   6.  Examples of programs and activities associated with different philosophies
E. Survey of Art Activities
   1. Criteria for selection of appropriate art activities
   2. Techniques for conducting an art experience
   3. Content areas and activities
       a. Collage and assembleg
       b. Tearing, cutting, and folding
       c. Drawing
        d. Painting
       e. Printing
       f. Modeling, carving and sculpture
       g. Stitching and weaving
       h. Woodworking
       i.  Color
       j.  Texture and sensory exploration
       k.  Light and Shadow
F. Creativity
   1. Theories of creativity
   2. Factors that affect creativity in the classroom environment
   3. Moving from developing skills to invention and expression

Assignments:
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1. Read text and handouts (4-10 pages per week).
2. Collect representative samples of children's art at various stages and write an analysis (1-2 pages) based on stage theories of artistic development.
3. Plan and graphically represent a developmentally appropriate art environment.
4. Participate in art activities for young children and write three to four, two page analysis papers.
5. Create a portfolio of developmentally appropriate art activities for young children.
6. Compose a written statement (1 page) of art education philosophy.
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 paper, children's art philosophy, cumulative final portfolio.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
35 - 45%
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
10 - 20%
Participate in art activities
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
0 - 0%
None


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

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