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This Praxis Art - Content Knowledge exam study guide makes it easy to prepare for this teacher certification exam. Short, user-friendly lessons outline digital photography processes, artistic approaches/principles and the fundamentals of fiber art. Each lesson is accompanied by a self-assessment quiz, and you'll also find a comprehensive test at the end of each chapter to help you gauge your understanding and see whether you should further study any topics. Access the course at a time that fits your schedule, and submit questions if you need extra help with the material.
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This course was last updated in 2019.
Syllabus & Course Information
The content in this course closely aligns with the topics that you'll encounter on the Praxis Art - Content Knowledge exam. The lessons examine the principles and processes of art making, as well as the historical/theoretical foundations of art throughout history. When you're finished working through the course, you should be able to:
- Compare several artistic approaches and principles
- Recognize common safety practices for making art
- Break down the processes for painting, drawing, printmaking and digital photography
- Display and present artwork
- Convey knowledge of art and architecture of ancient civilizations
- Assess early Christian, Byzantine, early medieval European, Renaissance and Baroque architecture and art
- Identify the characteristics of Rococo, Neoclassical, Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Romantic art and architecture
- Discuss 20th-century and contemporary art
- Evaluate the art and architecture of Africa, the Americas, the Pacific and Asia
- Analyze and respond to art
In this course, you'll find 140 lessons inside of 26 chapters. To solidify your understanding of art terms, periods, techniques and works, take the accompanying lesson quizzes and chapter exams. The course also comes with a final assessment that you can take to see how prepared you are for the Praxis Art - Content Knowledge exam.
Praxis Art - Content Knowledge (5134) Exam Information
The Praxis Art - Content Knowledge exam tests the skills and knowledge of entry-level art teachers to ensure they are ready to teach art professionally.
- Number of Questions: 120
- Question Type: Selected-response
- Time Limit: 2 hours
- Exam Cost: $120
Praxis Art - Content Knowledge (5134) Exam Breakdown
|Praxis Art - Content Knowledge Exam Concept||Percent of the Praxis Art - Content Knowledge Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|General art making||13%||15||11|
|Media and processes||51%||61||42|
|Materials and processes in an art historical context||5%||6||30|
|The Western tradition in art history||15%||18||33|
|Art beyond the western tradition||7%||9||17|
|Responding to art||9%||11||7|
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