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    Winona State University
   
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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ART 402 - The Psychology of Art and Art Education


(3 S.H.)

Exploration of topics related to human behavior and the production and appreciation of visual art forms. Prospective art teachers’ understanding of the subject of art and effective instruction for K-12 learners are further concerns. Theories of perception, learning, and the creative processes are examined as they pertain to visual thinking, aesthetic perception and judgment, artistic motivation, art concept learning, formal and semantic organization, artistic styles, cognitive development, instructional strategies, art teacher-learner dynamics, learning environment, and the evaluation of learning and process with media in studio art. Prerequisites: ART 109 - Introduction to Art  (recommended), ART 300 - Elementary Art Education , and junior standing. Grade only.



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