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RE: College courses vs reality

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Vance McSwain (vmcswain)
Sat, 9 Nov 1996 18:28:44 -0600

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Sent: Thursday, November 07, 1996 2:07 PM
To: artsednet
Subject: RE: College courses vs reality

--- On Wed, 06 Nov 1996 20:29:43 -0600 Vance McSwain <vmcswain> =

wrote:

>Let's face it, there are a lot of ways to use your degree if you will =
be a=20
bit creative. In fact, that might be a good string to start. What you =
can do=20
with a degree in art education.........
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>Thats all,
>Vance McSwain
>vmcswain
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>

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Reading this made me curious.... All the other teachers in my school =
have=20
B.S. degrees. I have a good-ol' Liberal Arts B.A. for my undergraduate=20
degree. How about you guys? Next question, many teachers are certified =
in=20
other areas, too. For example, I'm certified K-12 Art & Psychology. =
Since=20
I teach in a jr. high school I don't think I'll ever get to use my =
Psych.=20
cert. Too bad, because I think it goes along well with ART! ;-)
Laura

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"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes...
Art is knowing which ones to keep."=20
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Art therapy techniques can be used in any art classroom. The most =
successful art teachers use a lot of psycoholgy when working with their =
students. At the time, however, the teachers are probably not even aware =
of it. There are a number of colleges with degree programs in art =
therapy. I think Maryland has a program.=20

Vance McSwain


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