Ethical and Pedagogical Issues: Cultural Workers and the Public Sphere
ARTED 5105 (3 credits)
This course examines theoretical and practical issues implicit in the conceptualization of
the public sphere. Teacher candidates explore social theory through historical and
contemporary models of community activism, grassroots organizing, and other cultural
work in relation to the contested space of the public sphere. Teacher candidates
research and develop individual and collaborative creative work including interviews,
observations, and proposals for an ethical community-based project.
Prerequisites: Open to art education graduate students or permission of instructor.