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ART 135: Weebly Instructions (4 pages)

The purpose of your website and digital portfolio is to house interview-ready visual and
written text from this course and others. The website is a communication tool between you and
me, and between you and your future employer.
Items in red text (below) should be completed by the Digital Portfolio final due date listed in the
syllabus. Everything else should be finished by the Digital Portfolio midterm due date listed.
NEW USERS
1. Go to http://www.weebly.com
2. Click on Sign Up
3. Create a free website with a username and password of your choice
4. Choose a Theme (you can change it later, if desired)
5. Select Use a Subdomain of Weebly, and enter the following information:
CSUSArtEdyourfirstnameyourlastname[.weebly.com]
6. Create a website title using the following format: Sac State Art Ed: Your First Name
Your Last Name
7. Click PUBLISH at the top right (I usually click PUBLISH every 5 minutes; so, I dont
lose any material while working)
8. To view changes, click on the blue hyperlink toward the top of the box (NOT the Upgade
button)
NEW AND RETURNING USERS: Design your Weebly website using the following Pages
and Sub-Pages format as a guide.
Home
Resume
Teaching Philosophy
Artist Statement
Portfolio
Art History
Studio Breadth
Studio Depth
Sketchbook Images
Sac State Coursework (please omit classes you will not take during your tenure at Sac State,
and skip related directives, below)
ART 130
o Artistic Development Analysis and Research Paper
o Exploring Theory
ART 133
o Digital Portfolio
o Unit Papers (or Artist Bio + Activity, if another ART 133)
o Lesson Plan (or Unit Plan, if another ART 133)
ART 135
o Digital Portfolio
o Unit Plan
Amber Ward, PhD
ART 135: Secondary School Art Education
California State University, Sacramento

Delete all other unused Pages (e.g., About, Contact)


ADDING PLACEHOLDERS IN PAGES AND SUB-PAGES
Home
Click Build on the Weebly Editor menu bar along the top of the page
You may edit the header photograph (if you opted to have one) by placing your cursor on
the existing photograph. Click on the Edit Image button so you can upload the image
of your choice.
Drag the TEXT widget onto this page. Introduce yourself to your peers and me by
including relative professional and personal information in one paragraph. Former ART
133 students, you may copy/paste this paragraph from your previous homepage.
Resume: Drag the Document widget onto this page. Insert completed Resume as PDF
document on due date.
Teaching Philosophy: Drag the Document widget onto this page. Insert completed Teaching
Philosophy as PDF document on due date.
Artist Statement: Drag the Document widget onto this page. Insert completed Artist
Statement as PDF document on due date.
Portfolio
Art History: Drag two (2) Document widgets onto this page.
Studio Breadth: Drag six (6) Image widgets onto this page.
Studio Depth: Drag three (3) Image widgets onto this page.
Sketchbook Images: Drag five (5) Image widgets onto this page.
Sac State Coursework
ART 130: Drag the TEXT widget onto this page.
o Artistic Development Analysis and Research Paper: Drag the Document
widget onto this page.
o Exploring Theory: Drag the Document widget onto this page.
ART 133: Drag the TEXT widget onto this page.
ART 135: Drag the TEXT widget onto this page.
o Digital Portfolio:
Drag over four (4) TITLE widgets. Please title each widget in order:
The Journey
The Parade
Tourist Souvenir
Lifes Deal: Deck of Cards
Drag over the IMAGE widget. Repeat under each title. Insert image(s)
of completed artwork(s) on each due date.
Drag over the DOCUMENT widget. Repeat under each of the four
IMAGE widgets. Insert completed Written Reflections as PDF
documents on each due date.
o Unit Plan: Drag over three (3) DOCUMENT widgets and one (1) IMAGE
widget. Insert completed Unit Plan, PPT/Prezi, and appendices as PDFs on the
due date. Please also load images of individual artmaking investigation.

Amber Ward, PhD


ART 135: Secondary School Art Education
California State University, Sacramento

ADDING CONTENT
Portfolio*
Art History
o Include one (1) best written text from ART 1A, 1B, 1C, or equivalent (save as
PDF)
o Include one (1) best written text from non-Western course (save as PDF)
Studio Breadth
o Include three (3) best visual texts from 2-D Art Foundations courses (e.g., ART
20A, 20B, 22, 97, 40D, 60, PHOT 40, and/or equivalent)
o Include three (3) best visual texts from 3-D Art Foundations courses (e.g., ART
70, 88, 50, 53, 74, 75, 86, 88, and/or equivalent)
Studio Depth: include three (3) best visual texts from Group 1, 2, 3, and/or equivalent
Sketchbook Images: include 5-10 Sketchbook Images to document your visual thinking
Sac State Coursework*
ART 130: Copy/paste the following course description onto this page:
Aesthetics and Art Criticism: Overview of the literature and theories of the fields of aesthetics
and art criticism as components of discipline-based art education, with particular attention to
strategies for engaging public school student populations in the topics.
o Artistic Development Analysis and Research Paper: include a PDF of this
assignment
o Exploring Theory: include a PDF of this assignment
ART 133: Copy/paste the following course description onto this page:
Elementary School Art Education: Intended for students who are preparing to become
elementary school teachers in California, providing subject matter study in art appropriate for
grades 1-6. Students will learn the components and strands of visual arts education found in the
California Visual and Performing Arts Framework. Students will explore five major areas:
artistic perception, creative expression, historical and cultural contexts, aesthetic valuing, and the
connections and relationships between the visual arts and other disciplines.
ART 135: Copy/paste the following course description onto this page:
Secondary School Art Education: Exploration of art education theories, developmental stages,
studio/curriculum practices, and teaching strategies for art at the secondary school level.
* Learn more about the Pre-Credential Program in Art requirements here:
http://www.al.csus.edu/art/pdfs/ARTED%202015-16%20Advising%20Sheet%20Final%20Version%207-15-2015.pdf

IMPORTANT
1. Click PUBLISH EACH TIME you plan to exit your Weebly site or you will lose your
work
2. AFTER publishing your new Weebly website, please email a copy of the URL to
amber.ward@csus.edu
3. If the URL reads as the following, it is not yet published:
http://www.weebly.com/weebly/main.php

Amber Ward, PhD


ART 135: Secondary School Art Education
California State University, Sacramento

The Student Tech Center helps students use technology required to complete course
assignments. The STC provides technology-infused group collaborative tables, each of which
can seat up to 8 students. Posters can be printed for free. The STC is open Mon-Thu from 10
am to 7 pm and Friday from 10 am to 3pm. Nooner workshops are held at 12 noon, Mon Fri
and Happy Hour workshops are held at 5:30, Mon Thu. We are located in AIRC 3007. Go
to www.csus.edu/stc to learn about all the services provided for students. You need the STC!

Amber Ward, PhD


ART 135: Secondary School Art Education
California State University, Sacramento