Full-Time Faculty

Douglas Boughton

Steven Ciampaglia

Kerry Freedman

Kryssi Staikidis

Richard Siegesmund

Shei-Chau Wang

Part-Time Staff

Judith Doebler

Dr. Wang

Shei-Chau Wang

Ed.D., Northern Illinois University

Email: scwang@niu.edu
Phone: 815.753.7878
Office: Room 203D

Research Interests: E-learning in art and design, art assessment in digital/virtual learning environments, and interdisciplinary education through the arts.

Publications & Editorials: Dr. Wang has published articles in both English and Chinese and presented numerous papers at both national and international conferences. He currently serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Education through Art (International Society of Education through Art) and 美育 [the Journal of Aesthetic Education] (National Taiwan Arts Education Center).

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Northern Illinois University Art + Design Education

Art + Design Education at Northern Illinois University is one of the leading programs of its kind in the world. Its research-focused faculty explores curriculum and learning outcomes related to visual culture, contemporary technology, assessment, indigenous studies, critical pedagogy, e-portfolio development, media studies and international educational teaching and research. Instruction focuses on meeting the myriad challenges of today's schools including student engagement with critical thinking, self-directed learning, Common Core, visual literacy, and STEAM.

NIU Art + Design Education students are committed to excelling as practitioners, scholars, and creative risk takers who build on their own strengths as they develop skills to advocate for art as essential to learning across diverse settings. Together, faculty and students work to improve educational practice, in both schools and communities, to produce visually literate children and adults.

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