Infusing Art in the 21st Century Classroom - Printmaking without a Press: Block Printing is a project-based, in-depth investigation of block printing. Beginning with using found-objects as stamps, and culminating with an edition of multi-colored reductive prints, students will investigate the process of block printing in the beauty of its simplicity and the grandeur of its complexity. Through the experience, students will explore the Common Core and ways that these standards can be integrated into printmaking lessons. A comprehensive printmaking lesson with integrated Common Core activities that is ready to use in your K-12 classroom will be created in this course.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (Grade K-12).
Course Materials: Text, Printmaking as Therapy: Frameworks for Freedom by Lucy Mueller White, available at your local bookstore or online at Amazon.com. Necessary art supplies will be explained in Module 1 of the course (approx. $60.00). Students will also need access to a digital camera, webcam, or camera phone to upload images of completed course assignments.
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