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Monet: His Life & Works

EDUC 600

3 CREDITS

$695

Online

Instructor: Rhea Sprecher

Grading: Letter

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

Partner Course Fee: $695

Course Description:

This course has been designed to introduce the teachers to the major impressionist artists’ private lives, great works as well as the history of the art movement, for which he is so famously known. The course will cover the theory, principles and concepts of the Impressionism period. As well, the course will demonstrate how teachers can integrate these learning into meaningful and exciting classroom curriculum units and projects. Many teaching ideas, materials, strategies and activities will be shared, analyzed and evaluated to the end that students of participants will experience improved performance and higher levels of achievement.

Objectives:

As result of participation in this course, participation should know and understand:

  1. The theoretical base of the course content and methodology, together with the underlying principles and concepts as measured by the quality of assignments 1 and 4, Readings as noted, and Rubrics 1A, 1B, 4A and 7A.
  2. How to develop a knowledge and understanding of the impressionist artist’s life and times as measured by the quality of assignments 1 and 4, Readings  (Roe and White*), and Rubrics 1A, 1B, 4A and 7A.
  3. The art movement that led to the “age of Monet,” as measured by the quality of assignments 1 and 4, readings (Beckett*), and rubrics 1A, 1B, 4A and 7A.
  4. How to distinguish the difference between the styles and subjects of other impressionist artists as measured by the quality of assignments 1 and 4, Readings (Roe and White*), and Rubrics 1A, 1B, 4A and 7A.
  5. How to plan and implement students’ application of Monet’s style as measured by the quality of assignment 3, Readings (Jensen*), and Rubrics 1B, 3A and 5A.
  6. Classroom applications of the works Monet as measured by the quality of assignment 2, Readings (text and Beckett*), and Rubrics 2A, 3A and 5A.
  7. How to develop a meaningful application-based Mini Unit Project featuring the work of Monet as measured by the quality of assignment 2, Readings (text and Jensen*), and Rubrics 2A, 3A and 5A.
  8. How to develop a workable classroom Plan of Action covering Monet style as measured by the quality of assignment 3, Readings (text and Jensen*), and Rubrics 1B, 3A and 5A
  9. How to use the contents of this course to help students of participants achieve at a higher level as measured by the quality of assignments 2, 3, and 4, Readings as noted, and Rubrics 2A, 3A and 5A.

Texts/Readings:

The required text is:  Hodge, S. (2010). Monet: His life and works in 500 images. New York, NY: Lorenz Books.

Special Instructions:

The total cost includes the NDSU graduate credit however textbook(s) are not included.

**Registration Instructions:

You will be directed to the IGS website for registration.

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