November 2009 Archives

About the Workshop

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Offered via the Fine Arts Academy at  the University of Minnesota Duluth, the workshop was team taught by Joellyn Rock (Art + Design faculty) and UMD students in the Digital Methods in Art Education course. Fourteen students (ages 10-14) participated in the five week Digital Art Workshop for Youth.

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This after school workshop introduced youth to a range of creative techniques
that can be used to tell digital stories.

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Participants created original imagery with tools such as digital cameras and photoshop software. Experimental animation materials such as clay, sand, and other stop-motion techniques were also explored.

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The media arts elements of space, time, light, motion, color and sound were integrated to generate unique digital stories spun from well-known tales.

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Final stories were edited and rendered in imovie, some include soundtracks mixed in garageband software.

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Digital Methods in Art Education

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course syllabus > ART 3814 - sec 001
Digital Methods in Art Education
 

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Digital Methods in Art Education introduces Art Ed majors to theoretical and practical experiences with emerging visual technologies. Art projects use the computer as a creative tool and incorporate digital media in their process and  delivery format.

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This course provides a forum for the creation and testing of digital art instructional resources for children and youth. Participants are required to develop lesson plans and test their skills as volunteer instructors.

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Digital Methods assignments integrate contemporary pedagogical theories of visual culture and current standards for media arts literacy in art education.


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