Art and Design Education, Ph.D. Student Learning Outcomes

College Visual and Performing Arts
Major Art and Design Education
Degree Ph.D.
Date Revised February 2019

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Scholarship: The student will demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of scholarship in the field of art education, including leading edge research and theory.
  2. Research Knowledge: The student will demonstrate competence in the use of research methods and processes as well as the ability to generate theory.
  3. Pedagogical Knowledge: The student will reveal a broad and deep knowledge of the conditions and contexts of art learning and a high level of proficiency in developing, researching, and evaluating pedagogical experiences and practices related to art in K-12 and higher education.
  4. Communication: The student will apply highly effective written, verbal, nonverbal, and visual communication skills; effective selection of appropriate modes of communication to promote learning, report research, and articulate theory.
  5. Community and Collaboration: The student will collaborate with peers and other members of the professional community in a highly effective manner and make constructive contributions to the professional community.
  6. Professionalism and Leadership: The student will exhibit integrity and leadership in serving the professional community, behave in a socially responsible manner, and take responsibility for their own learning.

Methods of Assessment

  • Dissertation Proposal Presentation (1-4)
  • Candidacy Exam (1-4)
  • Dissertation Defense (1-6)
  • Public Presentation Assessment (1-6)

Last Updated

AAE updated September 2019

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