Art and Design Education ADV. CRT.
The mission of graduate Art and Design Education is the preparation of artists and designers as accomplished educators who can work effectively with pupils in diverse cultural contexts and apply interdisciplinary perspectives in a variety of educational settings, including schools, museums and community organizations. Students work collaboratively with their peers, community members and professionals in the field, while they learn to develop lessons and construct environments that promote critical inquiry and creative practice. Students engage in individual and community practices as artists, educators, and researchers. An integrated curriculum that exposes students to educational design and teaching practice in a range of settings, and provides opportunities for research and the development of independent projects.
- Graduates are competent and qualified in their content knowledge and instructional planning
- Graduates are competent and qualified in their pedagogical knowledge and instructional practice
- Graduates will apply their knowledge of the history and current trends in the fields of art and design education, as well as the broader social and cultural contexts of the profession, to shape their stances as educators, artists, and researchers and contribute to their educational endeavors.
- Graduates will be able to adapt to a variety of career opportunities and the realities of teaching in diverse settings, and continue their professional development and engagement.
This 23-credit hour program is open to individuals with an M.F.A. degree, or those currently enrolled in the M.F.A. program at Pratt. For those applicants already holding an M.F.A. degree, the program may be completed in two semesters, and the application requirements are the same as those listed for the M.S. in Art and Design Education.
Certificate in Art and Design Education, 2012
Semester 1Take the following courses:
ADE-620 The Art of Teaching Art & Design
ADE-616B Fieldwork in Art & Design Education With Special Needs Populations
ADE-521 Student Teaching I: Saturday Art School OR
ADE-524 Student Teaching: Galleries
ADE-506 Literacy and Language Acquisition in the Classroom
ED-608 The Roots of Urban Education
Semester 2Take the following courses;
ADE-619 Foundations in Art & Design Education
ADE-531A Student Teaching: Public School, Preschool-Kindergarten-High School OR
ADE-531B Student Teaching: Public School, Pre-K-Hs, Special Populations
ADE-532A Student Teaching Seminar
ADE-522 Student Teaching II Saturday Art School OR
ADE-523 Student Teaching: After School