On 6 July, 2007, a UNESCO Chair in Arts and Learning was established at the Faculty of Education, Queen’s University. The Master’s in Learning and Design was built from the ground up to give students a broad conceptual foundation in the theories of learning and teaching coupled with real world experience in faculty development, educational technology, and instructional design.
These changes include: the emergence and development of the natural sciences, urbanisation, the Western Schism, humanism, the Reformation and the Counter-Reformation, spectacular developments in the art of painting, architecture, arts and crafts, and the development of an art market.
Our staff is happy to provide technical assistance to schools and organizations interested in applying for grant funding, developing arts education plans for their sites, identifying potential artists, locating resources, and obtaining guidance on how to inform stakeholders about the importance of arts education.
For example, in a science classroom you might see students choreographing a dance using locomotor and nonlocomotor movements to demonstrate their understanding of rotation versus revolution of the planets (PDF) In a math class, you might see students learning fractions by examining composition in Warhol’s Campbell’s soup paintings.
Published by The Massachusetts Special Commission on After-School and Out-of-School Time, a special joint commission of the Massachusetts legislature, the paper also highlights key research on the effectiveness of out-of-school arts and cultural programming, notes Massachusetts’ leadership in this field, and identifies unique funding challenges for this work.