ERIC Number: ED449069
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Indiana Academic Standards 2000 for Visual Art, Grades K-12.
Indiana State Dept. of Education, Indianapolis.
Academic standards listed in this guide are based upon national standards as well as a discipline-based art education approach. They are presented and articulated for each grade level from kindergarten through grade 8. They are presented by course or art medium in grades 9-12 to represent the organization of most high school art courses. The guide organizes standards in grades 9-12 by proficient and advanced levels. The guide states that a comprehensive visual arts education will include acquisition of knowledge and development of skills according to the following standards: (1) "History," students understand the significance of visual art in relation to historical, social, political, spiritual, environmental, technological, and economic issues; (2) students recognize significant works of art and understand the chronological development of art movements; (3) "Criticism," students describe, research, and interpret works of art and artifacts; (4) students identify and apply criteria to make informed judgments about art; (5) "Aesthetics," students reflect on and discuss the nature of art and aesthetic issues; (6) students theorize about art and make informed judgments; (7) "Production," students observe, select, and utilize a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas in their work; (8) students understand and apply elements and principles of design effectively in their work; (9) students develop and apply skills using a variety of two- and three-dimensional media, tools, and processes to create works that communicate personal meaning; (10) students reflect on, revise, and refine their work using problem solving and other critical thinking skills; (11) "Careers and Community," students recognize a variety of art-related professions and careers in society; (12) students understand how art affects daily life, and identify opportunities for involvement in the arts; (13) "Integrated Studies," students identify and make connections between their knowledge/skill in art and all other disciplines; and (14) students understand the integrative nature of many art forms. (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Art Activities, Art Expression, Discipline Based Art Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Activities, State Standards, Student Educational Objectives, Visual Arts
Indiana Department of Education, Room 229, State House, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2798. Web site: http://ideanet.doe.state.in.us/standards/welcome.html.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Dept. of Education, Indianapolis.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana