Arts and the Child: Early Childhood
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All children enjoy singing, painting, and dancing. Yet, as we grow up, this natural ability becomes suppressed and often lost. This course will reach out to the inner child in students and provide opportunities to support children in need of care and education in the community. Lectures, studio arts, research, field trips and volunteer work with children in the community will develop students’ competency as artists, parents, and educators. The course will also examine practices of education and self-cultivation from Eastern and Western perspectives. Our study will focus primarily on children of preschool age, 0-6 years old.
Credit will be awarded in arts and human development.
This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:
teaching, education, arts, and social work
Class Size: 25
Scheduled for: Evening
Located in: Olympia
Spring 2020: Contact faculty or check offering in Canvas for first class meeting date and time.