Stimulate and conduct research within a vibrant and collaborative research community that focuses on methodologies and content relevant to the visual arts in culture and society. Our Educational Doctorate in Transformational Change (EdD) provides dynamic opportunities for understanding the world of teaching and learning in a variety of settings from classroom to boardroom. The Tennessee Arts Commission offers strategies to bring together educators, artists, and community partners to recognize the arts as essential to learning in a variety of instructional settings from the classroom to the community and beyond. We are proud to have strong, collaborative relationships with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI, our state department of education) and ArtsEd Washington , a statewide arts education alliance. California’s statewide arts education coalition, Create CA , is a new collective impact organization focusing on advancing arts and education through multiple initiatives, partnerships, and projects. Sociological focus: EDUC503 considers aspects of education in the past and how this explains issues in education today.
Presentations: The AIE Coordinator gives talks about the Arts Education Program, grant writing, and Arts Education resources (local, statewide, national) to faculty, school boards, PTO’s, organizations, and anyone interested in the benefits of having strong arts programs in schools.
We are a model for international educational leaders who have visited from China, Brazil, Germany, France, Saudi Arabia and Japan to learn about how we do arts education. We believe so much in arts education that we’re determined to get it in every school at an affordable price! A classically trained mezzo-soprano, she’s now raising her voice to push arts education in Boston’s public schools. The various models of education theory are predicated on Pedagogy while almost entirely ignoring the fact that most art schools are directly involved in the teaching of adults. As a drama school we inspire confidence, nurture talent and deliver great results!
Tomorrow’s educational leaders will require the skills and knowledge encompassing an understanding of how philosophical, socio-cultural, multicultural, technological and political influences impact schools, ministries and leading edge organizations in education, health and industry.
In California, for example, participation in music courses dropped 46 percent from 1999-2000 through 2000-04, while total school enrollment grew nearly 6 percent, according to a study by the Music for All Foundation The number of music teachers, meanwhile, declined 26.7 percent.