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Approx. 7 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks, x 2 hours of study per week, plus 2 hours for final project = 10 hours...
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English

Subtitles: English...
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 7 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks, x 2 hours of study per week, plus 2 hours for final project = 10 hours...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 1: Introduction to Inquiry | Why Engage in Inquiry Around Art?

This course will introduce ways to integrate works of art into your classroom by using inquiry-based teaching methods commonly used in museum settings. It is designed to give you the tools to create meaningful object-based learning activities that can be integrated into a wide variety of curricula. All the strategies covered emphasize literacy and critical thinking skills that connect across disciplines....
Reading
2 videos (Total 11 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
1.2 Why Engage in Inquiry Around Art?9m
Reading1 reading
1.3 Required Readings & Additional Resources10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
1.4 Quiz26m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 2: Close-Looking and Open-Ended Inquiry

In this module we will discuss and review the different ways that you can facilitate close-looking with your students and engaging in open-ended, inquiry-based conversation around works of art. Don’t wait to start practicing! Grab a friend or a family member and start leading inquiry-based conversation around a work of art, or anything. As you will see in the Google Hangout video, you can use a digital image or any object that you have around that would lend itself to leading an inquiry-based discussion. These practice sessions are not required but the more you practice, the easier and better your classroom performance will be. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 67 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
2.2 Close-Looking and Open-Ended Inquiry12m
2.3 Inquiry in Action: Google Hangout about Art & Identity53m
Reading1 reading
2.4 Required Readings & Additional Resources10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
2.5 Quiz20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
24 minutes to complete

Module 3: Activities as Inquiry

This section explores interactive methods that promote an open-ended, two-way exchange of ideas and engage a specific set of skills including close-looking, peer-to-peer learning, creative thinking, and problem-solving....
Reading
2 videos (Total 14 min), 1 reading
Video2 videos
3.2 Activities as Inquiry13m
Reading1 reading
3.3 Required Readings & Additional Resources10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Module 4: Putting it all Together: Making Connections Across Curriculum

In this module we will model ways that you can incorporate inquiry around a work of art into your classroom and make connections to curricula. We will also explore the types of resources that you can access to supplement your lesson development and planning....
Reading
4 videos (Total 134 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
4.2 Putting it all Together: Making Connections Across Curriculum9m
4.3 #ArtHang with MoMA Learning: Open House with Lisa Mazzola3m
4.4 #ArtHang with MoMA Learning: Open House with Lisa Mazzola and Author Laurel Schmidtm
Reading1 reading
Funding for Education at MoMA10m
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Top Reviews

By RPAug 10th 2015

Great! this course gives amazing activities and ideas for the classroom, but it also gives you smart strategies for us to connect and evaluate a work of art differently.

By SWOct 12th 2015

As with the other MoMA class, I found it very helpful for use with my 9th and 10th grade English classes. Thank you for the insights!

Instructor

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Lisa Mazzola

Assistant Director, School and Teacher Programs
Department of Education

About The Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art is a place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration. With extraordinary exhibitions and the world's finest collection of modern and contemporary art, MoMA is dedicated to the conversation between the past and the present, the established and the experimental. Our mission is helping you understand, enjoy, and use the art of our time....

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