June 2012

The University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts, in partnership with the Texas Cultural Trust, presents four three-day workshops in June exploring hands-on strategies for engaging students with the Art and Media Communications I curriculum. Limited space available. Visit www.utexas.edu/finearts/artandmedia for details.

The Texas Cultural Trust and the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin announce the launch of an expanded website to support implementation of the eight TEA-approved innovative courses teaching digital literacy through the fine arts.

The new website will house the curriculum documents and online communities for each course as materials become available. Site users will be able to sign up for one or more courses, share resources, and add to the dialogue surrounding this exciting initiative.

The Arts and Digital Literacy Initiative partners will present four sessions at the Center for Educator Development in Fine Arts (CEDFA) Summit to be held in Austin from June 7-9, 2012.

The partnership will present

  • a Pre-Summit session on Art and Media Communications I,
  • a Pre-Summit session on Music and Media Communications I,
  • a Post-Summit session on Art and Media Communications II, and
  • a general session for administrators on the Arts and Digital Literacy Initiative.

Visit www.cedfa.org for details.