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Camphill Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience

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Visual Arts II

Formerly Painting, Drawing, and Modeling II

15 hours (variable – over several weeks).

Camphill Communities California, Soquel, CA; The Camphill School, Glenmoore, PA; Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, Phoenixville, PA; Camphill Village, USA, Copake, NY; Heartbeet Lifesharing, Hardwick, VT; Plowshare Farm, Greenfield, NH

September 2008 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Mentor-facilitated Independent Study
Workshop Intensive
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate skill in various artistic techniques and media; discuss the underlying theory which informs the techniques; articulate the ways in which theory connects to the educational/vocational experience; compile a portfolio of art work which parallels the academic curriculum or supports vocational training; adapt or create techniques which make the art project accessible to individuals with special needs; offer appropriate art activities and instruction; discuss inner attitudes needed for a successful arts lesson; appreciate the possibilities for artistic and therapeutic use of color.  


This course builds on the expertise developed in Visual Arts I, provides artistic experiences of basic developmental principles, and supports students with aspects of their practica and other concurrent learning experiences. It is a studio arts course including lectures, group discussions, and hands-on activities.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Curative Education, Social Therapy, Social Agriculture, Inclusive Social Development, Education, Special Education, Waldorf Education, Fine Arts, and any discipline that could benefit from such a complementary learning experience (10/09 Administrative Review) (10/10 revalidation) (11/15 revalidation) (10/20 revalidation).