Academic Catalog

ALCB 456Y: CRAFTS

Foothill College Course Outline of Record

Foothill College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Units: 0
Hours: 24 laboratory per quarter (24 total per quarter)
Degree & Credit Status: Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: None
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability

Student Learning Outcomes

  • The student will be able to improve manipulatory skills and eye/hand coordination through crafts projects
  • Student will be able to increase social interaction by discussing projects and working with groups

Description

Intended for the disabled student to improve expressive capability, manipulatory skills and eye-hand coordination, increase self-esteem and increase social interaction through the use of seasonal, leather, wood, fabric, yarn and paper materials to create crafts projects in a group setting.

Course Objectives

The student will be able to:
A. improve expressive capability by creating crafts projects.
B. improve manipulatory skills and eye/hand coordination through crafts projects.
C. increase self esteem by successfully completing crafts projects.
D. increase social interaction by discussing projects and working with groups.

Course Content

This class may include all or part of these areas:
A. Basic craft techniques
B. Seasonal crafts
C. Leather crafts
D. Wood crafts
E. Fabric crafts
F. Yarn crafts
G. Paper crafts
H. Personal projects
I. Discussion

Lab Content

Not applicable.

Special Facilities and/or Equipment

Accessible classroom

Method(s) of Evaluation

A. Progress on Student Educational Contract.
B. Instructor observation of ability to reflect course material.
C. Participation.

Method(s) of Instruction

Lecture

Representative Text(s) and Other Materials

Basting, A., and M. Towey. The Penelope Project: An arts based odyssey to change elder care. 1st ed. University of Iowa, May 2016.

Cohen, J., and M. Wannamekr. Expressive Arts for the Very Disabled And Handicapped: For all ages. Charles C. Thomas Pub. Ltd., Oct 1996. (This is a seminal text for art for people with disabilities.)

 

Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments

Not applicable.

 

Discipline(s)

Specialized Instruction (Disabled Students Programs and Services)-Vocational: Noncredit