Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The Television Academy Foundation offers a variety of programs for college students and professors, as
well as many informational opportunities for the general entertainment community.
The ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee works to support Computer Graphics education as well as the use of Computer Graphics in education. “Computer Graphics” education encompasses technical, creative, and developmental studies in curricular areas ranging from computer science to digital arts.
The American Society of Aesthetics offers teaching resources at this section of their site. Members are interested in aesthetics, philosophy of art, art theory, and art criticism.
The most significant Web address for me as an art educator has been ArtsEdNet. I have used this site since its inception as a resource for lesson plans and as an activity for group computer lab lessons with my students. Many of the lessons have been adapted for elementary, middle school, and high school levels. I have also been able to print art reproductions from the site to accompany my lessons. I also highly recommend joining the ArtsEdNet listserve e-mail discussion group for information, support, and professional growth.
College Art Association
The College Art Association (CAA) supports all practitioners and interpreters of visual art and culture, including artists and scholars, who join together to cultivate the ongoing understanding of art as a fundamental form of human expression. Representing its members’ professional needs, CAA is committed to the highest professional and ethical standards of scholarship, creativity, connoisseurship, criticism, and teaching.
Digital Media Academy
The Digital Media Academy takes place on the campus of Stanford University (among other colleges) during the summer months. The academy is designed to offer hands-on training for K-12 educators, adult learners, and high school and college students. Courses are one week in length and participants can opt to take multiple weeks and courses. Topics focus on digital media in the classroom, video editing, Web design, digital publishing, animation, and 3D modeling. Click on the Teacher’s Corner to learn more about program specifics for educators. Four units of Stanford Extended Education credit are available for each course.