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When will the CCRSA be implemented in DoDEA schools? 

CCRSA will be fully implemented in all DoDEA schools beginning School Year 2017-18. 

Why are the CCRSA important? 

For teachers to identify what they want students to know and be able to do, and to check for understanding and to provide ways of ensuring that they have accomplished the objective. To ensure DODEA students develop Artistic Literacy. 

What is Media Arts? 

Media arts can be viewed as a stand-alone art form with unique characteristics and, like other art forms, media arts 1) exists as a means of creative expression, 2) involves composition and creation, and 3) is characterized by its own history and cultural development. Media arts provide a new dynamism in thinking, is an interactive pathway between multiple content areas, and is ultimately plastic and non-linear, immersive, virtual and interactive. The term media arts as define by the National Endowment for the Arts refers to artworks that are screen-based projects presented via film, television, radio, audio, video, the Internet, interactive and mobile technologies, video games, transmedia storytelling, media printed books, catalogues and journals.  DoDEA Media Arts are integrated within visual arts. The CCRSA-Media Arts standards apply to specific visual arts courses listed under the Fine Arts course descriptions which are created with new media technologies: Computer Art (ARC301, ARC301S), Commercial Art (ARM401), Video Art (ARV301, ARV301S).

Contact Information:

DoDEA Fine Arts Instructional Systems Specialist
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria VA 22350-1400
Phone: 571-372-6027