Mahurin Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects



Additional Departmental Affiliation

School of Teacher Education

Document Type



This thesis includes a combination of research and visual arts integration lesson plans. Research covers the benefits of exposure to the visual. Lesson plans were specifically designed for the core content area subjects: English/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Each of these lessons was designed to meet local and national standards for the core content area and for visual arts. Additionally, each lesson plan includes a component of art production. This thesis can be utilized by a variety of individuals, including educators who strive to incorporate art into their classrooms. The research aspect can be utilized by those struggling to communicate the importance of art and will give arguments for the retention of visual art in schools, and other organizations.

Advisor(s) or Committee Chair

Dr. Janet Tassell, Rachel Leer, Dr. Julia MIttelberg


Art and Design | Art Education | Elementary Education and Teaching