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[IN] EDU HED ART
TO ARTS, EDUCATION, AND STATE EDITORS:
Weber State University's Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts &
Humanities and the Jerry & Vickie Moyes College of Education Announce
the Inaugural Arts Integration Conference
OGDEN, Utah, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weber State
University's Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities
(http://www.weber.edu/cah) and the Jerry and Vickie Moyes College of
Education (http://www.weber.edu/coe/) today announced the inaugural
Arts Integration Conference (www.weber.edu/artsintegration) scheduled
for Friday, March 28 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ethel Wattis Kimball
Visual Arts Center and the Val A. Browning Center for the Performing
Arts. This special event will provide teachers in the surrounding
school districts with an opportunity for hands-on-learning from
workshop presenters from such disciplines as music, drama, visual arts
and dance. This event is made possible by the Weber State
University Beverley Taylor Sorenson Endowed Chair for Arts Learning.
"The intent of this inaugural event is to enable educators to learn
from experts in the field about new and innovative approaches to
incorporating art and movement into various other subjects being
taught to students throughout Utah as part of the core curriculum,"
said Madonne Miner, Dean of the Lindquist College of Arts &
Humanities. "We invite and encourage teachers, principals and
administrators to attend and interact with the speakers and in turn,
take what they learn back to their respective classrooms and schools.
Workshop presenters include:
-- Erik Stern, professor of dance at Weber State University: "Creative
and Critical Thinking: An Active Arts Learning Approach"
-- Molly Morin, assistant professor of visual arts at Weber State
University & Julian Chan, assistant professor of mathematics:
Describing Sculpture Through Counting and Calculating
-- Thomas Priest, professor of music and chair of the Department of
Performing Arts at Weber State University: "Music and Imagination:
Exploring Connections between Music, Language Artsand Mathematics"
-- Tamara Goldbogen, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Endowed Chair for Arts
Learning, Weber State University: "Creative Drama and Puppetry in the
"My sole aim as Weber State University's Beverley Taylor Sorenson
Endowed Chair for Arts Learning is to provide ongoing education,
support and professional development opportunities to the
superintendents, principals and teachers at K-12 schools in Ogden,
Weber, Davis, Morgan and Box Elder counties," said Tamara Goldbogen.
"We are excited to bring arts-related opportunities to educators and
provide ongoing education year-round."
Registration fees for the conference are as follows: Registration
Fees: $30 general $15 Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program
Teacher/Administrator $5Weber State University Student(s)
This fee includes continental breakfast, box lunch, all conference
proceedings and materials. Teachers who attend will be able to receive
six Utah State Office of Education re-licensure points. In addition,
Weber State University is offering a half credit of continuing
education credit for the conference. Please see the link below as
different fees apply.
For more information and to register for this event, please visit:
About the Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities The Weber
State University Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities
teaches students to excel as they seek, understand, question and
express complexities critical to the experience of being human. The
Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities offers five degree programs in
the following areas: Communication, English, Foreign Language,
Performing Arts and Visual Arts. Master's degrees also are offered in
Communication and English. The college serves nearly 2,000
undergraduate majors and 200 graduate students. The Lindquist College
of Arts & Humanities is the Western region's foremost institution for
student-centered teaching and research that investigates the human
experience and aims to educate global citizens who are responsible,
creative and critical artists, performers and communicators. For more
information please visit (www.weber.edu/cah) or online at
Contact: Christie Denniston, APR Director of Marketing of Marketing
and PR Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities Weber State University
Phone: 801-626-6431 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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CO: Weber State University, Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities
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