Laverick and Migyanka Publish Article on Artist Residencies for Pre-Student Teachers

Posted on 11/17/2014 3:18:06 PM

DeAnna Laverick, Department of Professional Studies in Education, and Joann Migyanka, Department of Special Education and Clinical Services, co-authored the article “Artist Residencies and Field Experiences: Supporting Early Childhood Pre-Student Teachers' Knowledge and Pedagogy to Promote Arts-Based Learning.”

The article was published in the July-September 2014 issue of Teaching Artist Journal. 

The article describes the benefits of hosting artist residencies in a creativity and play course for early childhood education and early childhood/special education majors. Artist residencies have been hosted in this course for several years, through funding provided by ArtsPath and the College of Education and Educational Technology. The article explains how the residencies helped pre-service teachers acquire content knowledge and skills.

The journal issue can be viewed here.