English Language Learning through Visual Arts Practices: A Curriculum for Conflict-affected Youth in Secondary Education
Date of Graduation
Project/Capstone - Global access
Master of Arts in International and Multicultural Education (IME)
School of Education
Teaching English as a Second Language
This field project summarizes recent research in conflict and education, and presents an English language learner curriculum designed to address the current gap in quality education for conflict-affected youth. The curriculum contains six modules and develops English language literacy through student visual arts projects using text and images. The purpose of the curriculum is to familiarize students to the various confidence-building and coping mechanisms available in creative expression and to develop valuable visual and verbal language related life skills, therefore equipping students with tools to support successful futures.
lemper, jenny, "English Language Learning through Visual Arts Practices: A Curriculum for Conflict-affected Youth in Secondary Education" (2014). Master's Projects and Capstones. 106.
Art Education Commons, Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education Commons, English Language and Literature Commons