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This community-based learning and creative process course explores the rationales for and theories of teaching and learning core curriculum through the arts in public schools, in CC studios and at the Fine Arts Center. Art Studio practices and concepts that emphasize composition, technical skills, and visual literacy will be included as well as approaches to Museum Education. Students will apply teaching and learning pedagogies to investigate ways of transferring knowledge from one context to another. The class requires a substantial time commitment which includes working in public school classrooms, in the art studio and in the Fine Arts Center Museum. Students participating in this course can accure 15 K-12 classroom practicum hours towards the education minor or major. Prerequisite: None. 1 unit.