Arizona State University
Senate Motion #2014-10
Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Eduardo Pagan, Chair
Date of First Reading: October 7, 2013
Date of Second Reading: November 4, 2013
Title of Motion: Request from the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts– Dean’s Office - for the establishment of an undergraduate certificate in - Arts in Education
Action Requested: The Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee recommends University Senate approval of a proposal submitted by the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts – Dean’s Office - for the establishment of an undergraduate certificate in – Arts in Education
Rationale: The certificate in Arts in Education is specifically designed for prospective preK-8 educators who wish to enhance their teaching practices by developing the necessary skills to use the arts throughout the curriculum. By weaving the principles and practices of the arts and other disciplinary curricular together, teachers can create rich and engaging environments that enhance student learning by capitalizing on the critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity inherent in the arts and arts experiences.