Art Education

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The Ph.D. major in Art Education presents opportunities for students with experience in schools or other educational settings to develop necessary philosophical, theoretical, and methodological competence to make scholarly contributions to the field. Working as researchers, scholars, policy makers, and practitioners, graduates become educational leaders in many contexts – universities, colleges, school districts, museums, community arts organizations, government agencies.

Students typically carry out dissertation inquiry in local urban and suburban schools, several renowned art museums in the greater Metropolitan Manila area. Both qualitative and quantitative research methods will guide Ph.D. candidates' in depth focus on issues such as comprehensive art and visual culture curricula; teaching, learning, and critical literacy in and through the arts; art teacher development and retention; innovation in standards-based arts education and assessment; and other knowledge building questions.
PIC's faculty exhibits a strong commitment to curriculum innovation, issues of diversity, and life-long aesthetic and artistic development.

The Ph.D. program in art education gives students the opportunity to achieve a high level of scholarly competence and to develop the capacity to contribute to the field. The particular aspect of the field studied by Ph.D. students encompasses a reasonable breadth of study and knowledge of a specialty in the field