NYU Steinhardt

Human Development & Education in the Arts

  • Course Number: MPAIA-GE 2010
  • Hours: 30 lec/15 fld
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Examines theories of human development in the practice of art, dance, music & theatre, & the role of the arts in education. The course emphasizes a view of the arts & art-making behavior that is based on the study of human cognition & emotion. The goal of the course is to understand artistic behavior as both an act of expression & intelligence. Students ill explore these perspectives through fieldwork in arts education settings. Special topics relating to cultural diversity, technology, & creativity will be examined.
  • Old Course Number: E78.2010