Aug 24, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
2018-2019 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

VPAS 609 Integrating Performing Arts into the 6-12 Classroom

College of Critical & Professional Studies

3 credits 42.0 hours
600 level graduate course

The purpose of this course is to examine innovative approaches to the teaching of traditional, standards-based curriculum through the performing arts for 6-12 grade teachers, to allow for content of the course to be tailored to appropriate developmental levels. Appropriate for professional educators who are currently teaching 6-12 general classroom, ELL, Special needs, English, Mathematics, Science and/or Social Studies, the course will develop understanding, knowledge and skill for using performing arts practice as a teaching tool in each academic discipline while also demonstrating how performing arts projects can facilitate collaboration across content areas. Participants will engage in hands-on experiences to practice the implementation of performing arts activities as tools for academic learning.

Open to graduate students from the Division of Continuing Studies.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course may not be audited.
This course cannot be taken pass/fail.