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Teaching Artistry, Community Groups, Community Artists
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Introduction to being a Teaching Artist

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Go at your own pace
3 Sessions / 14 hours of work per session
Price
Free
Included w/ premium membership ($20/month)
Video Transcripts
English
Topics
Teaching Artistry, Community Groups, Community Artists
Course Description

This course introduces widely held understandings of the term teaching artist. Using examples of teaching artist practice you will observe and identify the many skills, communities and places teaching artists are called on to work. Based on these examples you will devise an entry level project which matches your interests and skill levels.

Course Image: Daniel McKewen, ‘Hollywood Mapping Project’ 2013. Photograph courtesy of the artist and Milani Gallery, Brisbane

schedule

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Session 1: Introduction: What is a Teaching Artist? (July 3, 2018)
The first course covers the kinds of projects teaching artists lead with arts organizations and communities. From considering one signature project we can understand the role of the teaching artist and determine the nature of the work they do.
4 lessons
1. What is a Teaching Artist?
2. Sampling a Teaching Artist Project - Mass Bolero
3. Sampling a Teaching Artist Project - Mass Bolero Analysis
4. Mass Bolero - Adaptability and the 18 Second Problem
Session 2: The Field of Teaching Artistry (July 10, 2018)
This course analyses the ingredients which make up a dynamic and successful teaching artist project. This then allows you to note the broad range of capabilities teaching artists draw on to successfully move from one teaching artist project to the next.
4 lessons
1. The Teaching Artist Project Framework
2. The Capabilities Required of Teaching Artists
3. Looking Further Afield: Three Projects to Expand the Scope of Teaching Artistry
4. Conclusion - From Project to Field
Session 3: On Becoming a Teaching Artist (July 17, 2018)
It is time to take stock by naming the teaching artist capabilities you currently possess and how they may be used in a project of your own making. The course concludes by reflecting on your future professional learning, on identifying the personal capabilities do you need to develop in order to become a successful teaching artist.
3 lessons
1. Personal Qualities and Teaching Artistry
2. Partnering to Learn
3. Going Forward as a Teaching Artist
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If a student signs up for The Basics of Teaching Artistry program, it is recommended that these courses are taken sequentially.

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