Date of Award
Master of Arts in Education (MAEd)
Art and Design
The purpose of this study was both to determine the most popular art curricula used by home-schooled students in Georgia and also to access whether or not these curricula align with State and National Standards for art education as well as current trends in the field. This research was approached from a document analysis standpoint and individual curriculum documents were examined and evaluated. Seven curricula/teaching resources were identified as the most popular in the state of Georgia and these were evaluated individually to identify themes, which were then compared to themes present in the National and State Standards for art education. While there was some overlap in themes from the curricula examined and the State and National Standards, it was determined that on the whole the curricula made no concerted effort to adhere to these standards.
Albright, Audrey L., "Art for the Home-Schooled Student: A Document Analysis of Art Curricula Commonly Used by Georgia Home-Schoolers." Thesis, Georgia State University, 2010.