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MHL 209 Visual Art, Music, and Learning
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
Cross-Listed: ART 209


Description: An introduction to the effects of the arts on learning, student learning styles, visual culture and visual arts, and music theory and culture.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) List and explain the theories of multiple intelligences, emotional intelligence and the Visual, Aural, Read/Write, Kinesthetic (VARK) learning styles.
2. (Comprehension Level) Describe several elements of design including, line, shape, color and texture.
3. (Analysis Level) Analyze the effects of visual culture by responding to the emotional/political effects of at least one work of art.
4. (Synthesis Level) Describe the effects of visual art on learning using at least four works of art from various cultures.
5. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate a lesson that involved creating art or observing and talking about visual art.
6. (Comprehension Level) Describe several elements of music including, rhythm, melody, harmony and key.
7. (Comprehension Level) Describe at least four musical artists, styles or traditions from various cultures.
8. (Analysis Level) Analyze the effects of music on the human experience by responding to the emotional/social/political effects of at least two musical styles or genres from various cultures.
9. (Analysis Level) Analyze the physiological effects of music by examining at least two recent research studies on music and the human brain.
10. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate a lesson that involved creating or listening to music.
11. (Comprehension Level) Describe how visual art and music can influence learning.
12. (Comprehension Level) Describe assessment processes other than standardized testing that could be used in various classrooms.
13. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the impact of arts education on the community.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation