Studio Arts

Offered June 23-26, 2014

Yes, we have spaces available!

Course Description

In this course, the participant will examine and develop Advanced Placement* Studio Art curricular and assessment methodologies, explore practical classroom management strategies, and prepare teaching resources to be used in each respective studio.
The participant will: develop curricular units adaptable for various levels of AP* art students: methods of developing a concentration, strategies for the development of
breadth (drawing, sculpture, color/design), explore the application of journaling, explore teaching and learning theories and practices, become aware of cultural, economic, and ethnic diversity including the College Board’s* commitment, examine AP* rubrics relevant to assessing the portfolio (mock standards setting sessions), discuss the AP* audit, develop recommendations for AP* course budget/expenditures, develop strategies for effective classroom management, discuss storage and distribution of materials, and become familiar with available technology.

Consultant: Joann Winkler

A native of Illinois, Joann Winkler is a graduate of Northern Illinois University (BS in Ed), and Northeast Missouri State University (MA), with continued studies at the following: Carleton College, Colorado Institute of Art, Drake University, Maryland Institute of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Salzburg College, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Honors are inclusion as a past fellow with the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund program, Who’s Who in America, Master Mentor Teacher, and Gold Key winner. In November 2004, Joann was recognized as a World of Difference Instructor at Clinton High, which is an honor bestowed by fellow staff members. A visual arts teacher at Clinton High School in Clinton, Iowa, Joann has taught AP Studio Art for over fifteen years, as well as Introduction to 2D, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, and Sculpture classes. She has served as a College Board Reader for AP Studio Art for the past six years, and as a Table Leader during the 2004 and 2006 reading. Over the last six years, Joann has been a frequent presenter of one-day AP* Studio Art Workshops for the College Board* and 5-day summer institutes throughout the country including Columbia College’s National AP* Summer Institute for the Arts (2004 & 2005). Joann has presented one-day Studio Art Workshops at AP* National Conferences (Chicago, Los Angeles) as well as sessions on AP* Studio Art at the National Art Education Association Convention (Denver, Chicago, Boston, New York). Additionally, she contributed to apcentral.collegeboard.com and written lessons including student work for The AP Vertical Teams Guide for Studio Art, and AP Studio Art Special Focus: Breadth in the AP Portfolios.