Foundation in Creative Arts for Early Childhood

Course code AART1020Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

Provides foundation studies and creative experiences in visual arts, drama and music for early childhood teacher education students. Provides students with an understanding, knowledge and appreciation of skills, experiences, processes and outcomes in the creative arts.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesStudents will:
1. demonstrate understandings of the concepts and skills involved in strands of the creative arts
2. demonstrate understandings of the relevance and significance of the creative arts in a changing society, focusing on traditional and contemporary Australian culture
3. demonstrate personal expression and enjoyment, creative action, imaginative and emotional response, aesthetic understandings and the creation of shared meanings in the creative arts
4. demonstrate understanding of the function and role of creative arts in the expression and development of social and cultural values
5. make and appreciate their own creative work and the work of others
Content. The making and appreciating of the subject matter and forms of visual arts;
. The performing, organising of sound,listening and experiencing the concepts of music within a wide range of musical repertoire;
. Creating, performing and appreciating by engaging in the contexts and forms of drama;
. The importance of the interrelationship and integration of the strands of creative arts.
Replacing Course(s)EDEC221
TransitionStudents who fail EDEC221 will enrol in AART1020
Industrial Experience0
Assumed Knowledgenil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassMusic Progressive Tests 10%
Examination: Formal25%
Group/tutorial participation and contributionGroup Assessment Task %15 Due mid semester and end semester
Other: (please specify)Please note that a minimum 80% attendance is required to pass this course; and a pass mark (25/50 or higher) in both the Visual Art and Music components is required to pass this course.
Other: (please specify)Visual Arts Art Appreciation 15% Due mid semester and end semester
Other: (please specify)Performance - 5 %
Other: (please specify)Students are to complete 6 weeks of Art and 6 weeks of Music NON CONSECUTIVELY. Week 13 is for consultation.
ProjectsArt assessment. Due either mid semester - 30% or end of semester
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Studio: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term