Christina Bain, Ph.D.


Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Art Education, University of Georgia, 2001.

Master of Science in Art Education, Syracuse University, 1989.

Student Teaching, Pratt Institute, 1988.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in the History of Art, Syracuse University, 1986.

Lectures

"Pre-service Students' Perspectives Regarding How Field Observations Impacted Their Learning About Teaching Art." Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii. January 2006.

"Utilization of the Teaching Portfolio in Gaining Employment." Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii January 2006.

"E-portfolios and Reflective Learning." Paper presented at the National Art Education Association Conference, Curriculum and Instruction Division, Chicago, Illinois. March 2006.

"Collaborative Learning with Multimedia." Paper co-presented with B.McMullen, C. Ball, and L. Regalado at the National Art Education Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois. March 2006

"WebQuests and Constructivist Learning." Paper co-presented with R. Kundu at the National Art Education Association Conference, Curriculum and Instruction Division, Boston, Massachusetts. April 2005.

"Technology, Theory, and Authentic Learning." Paper co-presented with K. Wurtzel and S. Talusani at the National Art Education Association Conference, Higher Education Division, Boston, Massachusetts. April 2005.

"Legal Tangles: How to Protect Yourself," National Art Education Association, Denver, CO. April 2004.

"Interviewing Tips and Strategies," Roundtable Session. National Art Education Association, Denver, CO. April 2004.

"Extending Discussions Through WebCT," Co-presentation with M. Mayer. National Art Education Association, Minneapolis, MN. April 2003.

"Learning Through Art Games," Roundtable discussion. National Art Education Association, Minneapolis, MN. April 2003.

"Navigating Graduate Study in Art Education," Co-presentation with J. Ulbricht. National Art Education Association, Miami, Fla. March 2002.

"Making Art on a Shoestring Budget," Roundtable discussion. National Art Education Association, Miami, Fla. March 2002.

Publications

"Legal issues that affect teachers and student teachers: Ignorance is not bliss." Art Education. In press (2006).

"Webquests: Utilizing technology in a constructivist manner to facilitate meaningful pre-service learning," co-written with R. Kundu. Art Education, 59(2), 6-11. (2005)

"Pre-Service Students' Perspectives Regarding How Field Observations Impacted Their Learning about Teaching Art." Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Education, January 6-9, 2006.

"Utilization of the Teaching Portfolio in Gaining Employment." Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, January 11-14, 2006.

"The secret to obtaining the keys to the art room: Preparing for a successful interview." Art Education, 58(3), 49-53. (2005)

"Today's student teachers: Prepared to teach versus suited to teach?" Co-written with J. Ulbricht. Art Education, 57(3), (2004).

"Navigating graduate study in art education." Art Education. 57(1), 48-52. (2004).

"Looking beyond your trash can." School Arts, 103 (5), 48. (2003).

"Art Games: Pre-Service Art Educators Construct Learning Experiences for the Elementary Art Classroom," co-written with C. Newton. Art Education.56 (5), pp. 33-40. (2000).

"Piecing together: Joe Sanders, a twentieth century quiltmaker." In D. Blandy, P. Bolin & K. Congdon (Eds.), Making invisible histories of art education visible. Reston, VA: NAEA.

Courses Taught at UNT

Undergraduate: Elementary Curriculum and Assessment, Materials and Processes, Technology in Visual Arts Studies, and Reflective Studio Practice

Graduate: History of Art Education, Technology in the Art Museum, Foundations of Art Education, Elementary Curriculum, and Curriculum and Assessment

Previous Experience

Instructor, University of Georgia

Adjunct Professor,University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Instructor, Temple Junior College

K-12 Public school art specialist, various schools