Craig Roland

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Craig Roland is Associate Professor of Art Education at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. He has made many contributions to the field of Art Education through his research and publications.[citation needed]


Doctor of Education, Art Education, Illinois State University, Normal. 1980-83. Master of Arts, Art Education, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. 1976-77. Bachelor of Science with honors, Art/Art Education, Northern Michigan University, Marquette.1969-73.

Current teaching position[edit]

Associate Professor of Art Education, School of Art & Art History, University of Florida, Gainesville. 1988-2007. Graduate Teaching Assignment: Issues in Art Education, Curriculum in Teaching Art, Teaching Art in Higher Education. Undergraduate Teaching Assignment: Teaching Art: The Study of Practice, Computers in Art Education, Student Teaching Supervision.

Previous teaching positions[edit]

Assistant Professor, Art Department, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston. 1984-88. Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Creative Arts, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. 1983-84. Art Teacher (Grades 6-12), American School Foundation, Monterrey, Mexico. 1978-80. Art Teacher (Grades 7-8), Shawnee Middle School, Lima, Ohio. 1977-78. Art Teacher (Grades K-12), American School Foundation, Monterrey, Mexico. 1973-76.


His most recent publication, The Art Teacher's Guide to the Internet, explores the following topics:

  1. How the Internet can support contemporary art education goals and practices
  2. How the Web really works, and how to effectively search for online information
  3. Building connections to students' everyday lives, including using the Web to support your students as knowledge builders
  4. Promoting safe and responsible Internet use in the classroom
  5. Assessment strategies to gauge students' learning and performance.


  • Roland's UF Biography
  • “The Art Teacher's Guide to the Internet,” Worcester, MA: Davis Publications, (2005).

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