Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11

Janet Rentz
This course helps you teach and program art history and art criticism in an exciting, challenging way so you will never again hear students say ‘Oh no not theory today!...
Target Audience
Secondary Visual Art teachers
115 reviews
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

This course helps participants to teach and program art historical and art criticism practice for Years 7 to 10 as a foundation for senior art historical and art critical investigation. It addresses practice and content for the Preliminary Course in preparation for Case Studies in the HSC Course. Strategies will be explored to integrate art historical, art criticism and artmaking practice in the following areas – European Classical to 19th century art, Modernism, Postmodernism, Indigenous Australian and Asian art.

Audience

Secondary Visual Art teachers

Available Delivery Formats

This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

Start Date Location Availability Price    
30/11/2017 Sydney CBD Places available $339 + GST Enrol Now

Sessions

Teaching art history/art criticism years 7-11

5 hours

User Rating

4.8

Latest Reviews

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Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
by Jemma Roberts on 24/05/2017
Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
24/05/2017

Great content. Exactly what was needed.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
by Stacey Holmes on 24/05/2017

A lot to take in, but helped to fill in gaps in my own knowledge.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
24/05/2017

Excellent delivery and visual resources. Fantastic that power point resources were showed.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
by Doris Ransford on 24/05/2017

Informative; information’s.Simple way I can see.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
by Nina Ross on 24/05/2017

Found it really informative. Janet presented in a very dynamic way which was engaging. I will be using ideas in class.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
by Donna Janes on 22/11/2016

Informative, fresh, interesting. Ideas discussed were relevant to my teaching practice. Janet was engaging.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
22/11/2016

Very informative with good artworks to talk about. Would have liked more practical applications. Too much content talking on artworks, not enough on how to plan and structure units, lessons, programs. More structure specifics and target year groups. Great resources to take back to school.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
by Matthew Musico on 22/11/2016

Course was thorough, informative and presented in an engaging manner.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
by Sally Baker on 22/11/2016

Superb. Very interesting and informative. Great ideas and ways to integrate art criticism/history into the classroom and enhance practical activities, building a deeper understanding of the art world. Janet is very engaging and enigmatic.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
22/11/2016

Very knowledgeable in art and history. Created great links. Resources were handy. Presented a different way of approaching content in a fun and interesting way.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
22/11/2016

Excellent information. Engaging. A little overwhelming but very informative and inspiring.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
by Frances Doyle on 22/11/2016

Janet was excellent – very informative and knowledgeable. Her suggestions for constructing programs are really grounded in contemporary thinking coupled with a very practical understanding of how young people learn.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
by Annie Bryant on 17/06/2016

Great resources. Enthusiastic, thoroughly knowledgeable presenter.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
17/06/2016

Excellent overview of Art History Theory.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
17/06/2016

Content and information rich. All very valuable.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
17/06/2016

Janet is an incredibly knowledgeable and passionate presenter. I really am lacking at how I deliver content in my classroom. Thanks Janet!

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
by Laura van Bronswijk on 17/06/2016

Janet’s passionate nature towards the content made the course interesting and engaging.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
by Mark Anderson on 17/06/2016

Informative, interesting and practical.

Teaching Art History/Art Criticism Years 7-11
17/06/2016

Amazing breadth of information but way too fast for me!


About the team


Janet Rentz

Creator

Janet Rentz has been an art educator for thirty years, having completed undergraduate and Masters degrees in design and art education and embarking on PhD study. Starting as a classroom teacher, Janet then headed up departments in two NSW secondary schools. Following this, Janet became an educator for museums and galleries, devising art programs for school students. After this Janet became the NSW Visual Arts Consultant for DET, implementing the new visual arts syllabus, training teachers and developing support resources. She has lectured in art education at UNSW College of Fine Arts and UTS. She is currently writing art programs for distance education and giving workshops for NAS HSC students.