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Date of Graduation


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


School of Art, Design and Art History


William H. Wightman

Hannah K. Sions

Karin Tollefson-Hall


Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020, most school systems have been forced to move to online instruction presenting a unique set of unprecedented challenges for art educators. This thesis analyzed what three individual art teachers experienced when transitioning from an in-person art classroom to a virtual one through the use of interviews as the primary source of data collection. This research project examined what art teachers experienced with online art education; how art teachers learned about, adjusted to, or prepared for an online visual art education; and the ways in which art teachers responded to issues of inequity related to online visual art education.



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