Courses

Arts, Visual, and Performing Catalogue

Current assignments in the department provide evidence of student mastery of the following learning outcomes:

  • Student demonstrates ability to integrate knowledge;
  • Student uses critical and creative thinking to solve problems;
  • Student utilizes technology effectively and creatively.

Current assignments in the department provide some evidence of student mastery of the following learning outcomes:

  • Student communicates effectively through listening, speaking, and writing;
  • Student demonstrates strong research skills;
  • Student reads with understanding.

Notes on Projects & Performance-Based Assessments

Projects and performance-based assessments are the core of most work in the department’s courses. Through work on project-based learning activities and performance‑based assessments students are provided opportunities to expand their competencies in the following areas:

  • Management of resources (time, money, materials, people);
  • Teamwork and collaboration (working in various role on projects, teaching others, join decision-making regarding artistic choices, etc.);
  • Information management (acquiring, organizing, evaluating, and processing information from a variety of sources in order to address intellectual and creative questions posed by projects);
  • Understanding of social, organizational, and technological systems;
  • Problem-solving (selection of appropriate equipment and methods for specific tasks, application of technological and human resources to tasks, trouble‑shooting, self-evaluation, etc.).