>From: "Robert Nickelson" <nbob.edu> >To: artsednet.edu >Date: Sun, 29 Nov 1998 14:36:45 MST >Subject: Research info request - > >Dear Artsednet colleagues: >I am interested in gathering information from you for a paper. I >would appreciate any help I can get. Please take the time to answer >the following questions and return them in your reply. > >1) Who teaches art in your district at the elementary level? >Elementary Classroom teachers vs. Certified art specialists?
Certified art specialist > >2) If your district uses elementary classroom teachers -- Describe >the preservice training required in the elementary ed. programs at >your local University. Required classes and credit hours. > >3) On the elementary level how many times and for how long each >time each week will the art teacher see the students?
ONCE A WEEK FOR 45 MINUTES > >4) On the secondary level -- what are the visual arts requirements >from the state for high school graduation?
ONE HALF CREDIT IN THE FINE ARTS- EITHER AN ART CLASS, BAND OR CHORUS. > >5) Does the state core curriculum provide by your State Office of >Education reflect the National Standards for the Arts? Does it >include components of aesthetics, critism, art history, and >production? YES > >6) Did your preservice training include aesthetics, critism, art >history, as well as studio classes? How many credit hours of each?
YES, BUT GROUPED INTO ONE ART ED COURSE FOR 3 CREDITS >How long ago did you graduate? Has the Art Ed. program at your >University changed since you graduated to include components from the >National Standards? 1980 HAVENT'T RESEARCH THE SECOND PART OF YOUR
QUESTION > >7) Describe your districts inservice program for the visual arts >educators. NON-EXISTANT. WE ARE GIVEN TIME TOGETHER FOR CURRICULUM WORK
ONLY. > >8) Are you a member of your state arts education association? Are you >a member of the NAEA? NO > >9) Did your school or any of the schools in you district participate >in the NAEP assessment? NO > >10) If you do not have a masters degree and were to return to the >University to get one, what would you hope to find in a masters >program? I AM WORKING ON MY MASTERS IN STUDIO CURRICULUM. SIMILAR TO
A MFA WHEREAS I HAVE CREDITS IN MY CONCENTRATION, ART HISTORY, ART
ELECTIVES , AND RELATED COURSES. > > >Thank you for your help ahead of time. > >Robert Nickelson >Payson Middle School >851 West 450 South >Payson, Utah 84651 >(801) 465-6040 >NBob