Our dedicated studios—from drawing and portray to sculpture and new media and digital technologies—allow you to actively create art while you continue your studies. We believe it’s within the studio that you develop new methods seeing, experiencing, and responding to the world allowing you to broaden your experience in teaching others to take action as well. This focus on the studio as instructing laboratory distinguishes our program inside Teachers College Columbia University, one of many main graduate colleges of education in the world. Students who seek to sharpen their experience designing pedagogically sound, imaginative studio art studying opportunities may full the Art Pedagogy area of focus. This concentration equips college students to teach folks of different ages in several learning contexts—schools, museums, group facilities, and past. It combines courses within the creative growth of kids and adolescents, curriculum improvement, studio-based follow with applications for instructing, cultural variety in art education, and particular education, together with an optionally available art teaching internship.
We believe that artist-educators are cultural workers, researchers, public intellectuals, and activists who assist us see ourselves and the world in new ways. Our levels embrace hands-on experiences in faculties, neighborhood settings, and the general public realm.