Patti Pente, PhD, MA, BFA

Professor, Faculty of Education - Elementary Education


Professor, Faculty of Education - Elementary Education
(780) 492-0889
435 Education Centre - South
11210 - 87 Ave NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2G5



Research Interests:
Art education; pre-service teacher identity formation; feminist scholarship; post-structural theory; critical theory of community and subjectivity; theories of space and place.

Work In Progress:
Ongoing explorations into studio processes, theories of curriculum, and concepts of subjectivity; traditional and non-traditional aesthetic practices; artist and art educator roles within socio-political spaces.


EDEL 302 - Curriculum and Pedagogy in Elementary School Art

This course provides an introduction to visual arts education for elementary schools. It is comprised of lectures, discussions, audio visual presentations, and hands-on media experiences. No visual arts background necessary. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar. Prerequisite: EDU 100 or Pre/Corequisite: EDU 300. Note: Not open to first year students.

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