Even though technology has enabled our world view to expand, many people are still geographically challenged. Teaching and learning physical geography through art will give those people and others, a concrete way to visually place in order the world they live in. Through research, hands-on activity assignments and online discussion, teachers will learn how art can effectively be used to compare and contrast the rich and diverse cultures of our world. The teacher will enjoy exploring the world in ways that excite students about geography and art. The class will target K-6 teachers and has two mandatory texts and two recommended resource.
This course is self-paced and interactive meaning that some of your assignments will direct you to communicate (asynchronistically) with your instructor and fellow students in an online forum called Instructor’s Discussion Forum. You will also do directed art activities which you will turn in to your instructor usually by photographing your completed projects. After completing all assignments you will upload or scan them to the COMPLETED COURSEWORK DROPBOX found at the bottom of the course page
http://dominicancaonline.com/moodle/course/view.php?id=330. An alternative method of submitting coursework is by mailing coursework, projects and/or photos directly to instructor, Terry Joyce firstname.lastname@example.org
An assortment of samples and videos are presented for your own and classroom use to enhance your experience.
Instructor: Terry Joyce