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How Can MOOC Providers Create an Interactive Learning Experience in the Arts?

How Can MOOC Providers Create an Interactive Learning Experience in the Arts?

In this new publication, AMT Lab Contributor Wanqi Peng shares her research on the current state of arts education in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Included in the report is an overview of the field, a summary of trends in digital arts courses, and a course study following a pioneer of online arts education. Download the full report here

#TBT Back to School Edition: Arts, Technology and Education

#TBT Back to School Edition: Arts, Technology and Education

Now that summer is officially over and autumn is upon us, AMT Lab is taking a look forward to this exciting school year, and taking a look back at all of our content centered around the intersection of arts, technology, and education. From MOOC’s, to mobile technologies in schools, we've always been interested in the way technology allows educators and students to connect.

Technologies in Arts Integration Curricula

Technologies in Arts Integration Curricula

Arts integration has applications across all subject areas in various learning settings. Most articles on visual arts integration do not consider technology; however, it makes sense that they should. By introducing a technological component to arts integration efforts, educators can create an innovative environment where children prepare for the creative and multidisciplinary needs of their future. AMT Lab's latest publication, Technologies in Arts Integration Curriculacompares types of integration hardware, methods of hardware acquisition, types of software, and multiple case studies in order to introduce readers to ways that technology can assist with multidisciplinary curriculum delivery.

CREATE Lab: Creating Social Impact Through Empowering Communities

CREATE Lab: Creating Social Impact Through Empowering Communities

CREATE Lab creates multi-disciplinary learning experiences that allow communities to become technologically fluent. CREATE Lab’s novel combinations of visual arts and technologies provide a wealth of new potential tools to arts administrators and their organization. This article will introduce a few of the exciting projects that CREATE Lab is already testing in the Pittsburgh community, as well as access points for administrators and educators who are interested in implementing them.