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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

VPAS 509 Integrating Performing Arts into the 6-12 Classroom

Division of Continuing Studies Professional Institute for Educators

3 credits 42.0 hours
500 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.