TLAD Masters Theses

 

Graduate students choose between two degree program options in the department of Teaching + Learning in Art + Design: • the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), an intensive, one-year (summer through spring) cohort teacher preparation program for artists and designers eligible to work in the US that culminates in recommendations for teacher certification in art in US-based pK–12 schools • the Master of Arts (MA) in Art + Design Education, a one-year (fall through spring) program for individuals seeking an advanced academic credential that furthers professional careers at the intersection of art, design and education.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Creating access and equity in arts education : strategic partnerships for systemic change, Colleen C. Andrews

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The creative process : gathering for meaning, Charity Appell McNabb

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Let's get hairy : women, body hair and stigma in arts education, Chaitra Bangalore

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Anchored in place : locational identity + new genre public art, Stephanie Benenson

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Play is everything : materials + play = learning, Adeline Diamond

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The art of the wilderness : a field guide to integrating art + outdoor education, Rachel Dranoff

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What makes a good teacher? : the artist's engagement in public art education, Wenjing Fan

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Researching + observing + reflecting of Chinese and American Landscape Architecture pedagogy : focusing on Department of Landscape Architecture in RISD and BFU, Change Gao

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Developing the cartooning mind : the history, theory, benefits + practice of comic books in visual arts education, Cathy G. Johnson

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Art-integrated pedagogy for English and Chinese language learners, Regina J. Kuo

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The artist, the object and the meaning between : an exploration of the joys of incorporating meaningful objects into art practice and teaching pedagogy, Sarah Leis

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Imagery and photography : enhancers in the learning cycle, Dandi Li

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Traversing ambiguities : rebuilding perspectives through designed visual education, Mudita Pasari

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Intrigues and priorities : critical thinking and contemporary art in visual arts education, Connor Phillips

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Light on : the value of art & art education, Juri Rhyu

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Sometimes the sh*t stays messy : critical frameworks for arts-based researchers & educators, Zoe Schein

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Expanding horizons, expanding self: an incentive to get out of the classroom and start using art to explore your community with placed-based arts investigation, Erin Poindexter