The mission of Georgetown University’s Program in Learning and Design is to give our students a deep foundation in the tools and theory of learning design, technology innovation, learning analytics, and higher education leadership, a foundation on which they can create engaging and innovative learning experiences for all students. The statement urges public policy leaders to provide a systemic and rigorous arts education for all students by leveraging the expertise and experience of multiple partners, including certified arts educators, certified non-arts educators and community arts providers.
Research: Building Creative Capacity through Assessment for Learning in the Arts – This in-depth Ontario-based qualitative exploration of building creative capacity through assessment for learning in the arts will engage 48 secondary school dance, drama, music, and visual arts teachers and students in a 2-phase sequential research design.
Students have room to move – to dance, to sing, to play music, to act, to create art, to write – in a custom-built environment that includes their own classrooms, theater , art studio , gallery , media center , and music practice rooms They live in renovated residence hall rooms and eat in a new dining hall that provides an array of menu choices.
The institute begins with a conversation between world-renowned cellist and Silkroad Founder and Artistic Director Yo-Yo Ma and Steve Seidel, Patricia Bauman and John Landrum Bryant Lecturer on Arts in Education and director of the Arts in Education Program at HGSE, and continues with a rousing performance by the Silk Road Ensemble.
Re-invigorating the Seoul Agenda – The UNESCO Chair in Arts and Learning has formed a partnership with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Canadian Network for Arts and Learning to lead a national and international initiative to re-engage decision makers and arts educators in the goals and strategies of this global action plan that was unanimously endorsed by the General Conference of UNESCO in 2011.