Required: Current evidence of membership in the National Art Education Association. Evidence can be in the form of a valid membership card and/or a receipt made during the enrolled quarter. 

1.D Recognizes that established stages of visual arts artistic development are general rather 
than specific and that each student, regardless of age, progresses on an individual basis in 
achieving visual arts competencies.
2.O Approaches the making and study of art from a variety of perspectives and viewpoints, 
such as those that originate from formalist, social, and political thinking.
6.C Knows and seeks the professional art education community.
6.D Inquires into own teaching practices, and the practices of others, in order to further
develop and refine instruction.
6.E Examines own thinking and assumptions about self, students, and the field of 
visual arts education.
6.H Demonstrates the ability to research and study different teaching strategies, 
philosophies, and practices.
6.I Understands research literature and knows how to access publications, research, 
Internet sites, and professional documents in the fields of visual arts and education.

I.  Research
1.  "Fads and Options in Art Education"

II.  Presentation
Tips for preparing and giving a presentation.

Compile research presentations into a digital format.

Helpful Foundation Texts(not required)       

Helpful Links for Foundational Base:

Helpful FAQs for completing art education program:
Since ART 391 is your first introduction to the art education program, I have published some helpful tips to help you succeed with the state's process.  Please read the tips below and discuss any questions or concerns you may have with me.  

How will candidates receive content remediation if they do not meet standard on the endorsement-specific WEST-E / NES or other state required content assessment? 

In the case that a candidate does not meet WEST-E/NES standard, s/he must meet with his or her advisor in the Department of Art to examine his or her scores on the WEST-E and determine a remediation plan based on the scores in each area. Remediation would consist of one of the following:
(1)Study for and retake the test (if the score was close to passing).
(2)Retake courses in the content areas in which they earned the lowest grades (if their scores were low in more than one area).

What other tips do you have to help improve student success with the WEST-E/NES test requirement? 
-take art history courses toward the end of your time at EWU, to better help keep information fresh and to prepare for the test.  
-use sample WEST-E tests and study guides available in the art education advisor’s office (room 125).  
-study links to relevant content area (see below).
-take Jodi Patterson’s “Art & Humanities” class since she focuses on prehistory to Roman art content.
-seek services for text anxiety and/or test-taking-skills if applicable through EWU. Here are some test-taking pointers:

What are some websites that help me study for WEST-E/NES?

You can learn about the test here:

You can find some sample test questions here:  

I highly recommend students take "World Art" for their Gender & Diversity general education credit.  To brush up on multicultural art studies,  here are some links:

Here is an edTPA primer to consider: 
An edTPA Primer of Academic Language  

Course Description (as published in the Course Catalog):  An examination and review of significant historical and philosophical thought in the development of contemporary art education.

Study Guide:

  • Discipline Based Art Education/Getty: DBAE
  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

*List may change, depending on class