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Number:ED587
Name:Arts Integration for Education and Bully Prevention
Description:The goal of this course is to teach an expressive arts model that can be offered to a wide range of diverse students to engage and inspire them to learn both academic subjects and bully prevention techniques. This flexible model is an integration of four major components: the visual arts, the theatre arts, the performing arts and small group, reflective interviews.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Describe and illustrate an understanding of the integrated arts model and discuss its application to multiple subject areas. 2. Clearly demonstrate the application of the integrated arts model to transforming the bullying cycle. 3. Show personal and professional growth in the use of inquiry and higher order thinking skills, meaningful risk-taking, and competency in the arts integration process for both academic and bully prevention purposes. 4. Analyze, synthesize, and evaluate the congruence between the arts and content goals for academic and bully prevention units.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
U 2014 ARTFUL TEACHING DONAHUE 10
U 2014 BULLY,BULLIED,+BYSTANDER,UPDATED ED. COLOROSO 9
U 2014 FREE PLAY NACHMANOVITCH 90