Examines theories of human development in the practice of art, dance, music and theatre, and the role of the arts in education. The course emphasizes a view of the arts and art-making behavior that is based on the study of human cognition and emotion. The goal of the course is to understand artistic behavior as both an act of expression and intelligence. Students ill explore these perspectives through fieldwork in arts education settings. Special topics relating to cultural diversity, technology, and creativity will be examined.