Learning through Creative Arts 0-5
|Course code EDST2410||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education|
Extends the skills developed in music, arts and humanity, and introduces the student to specific pedagogy for music, visual arts and drama in the early years. Students will examine appropriate contemporary practices for arts programming, implementation, assessment and evaluation in early childhood. Issues of advocacy, resourcing and management in early childhood arts education will also be addressed.
Not available in 2014
|Previously offered in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004|
|Objectives||As a result of participating in this course, students will be expected to:|
1. understand theories of development in music, visual arts and drama for 0-5 year old children;
2. explain the link between knowledge and skill acquisition in the arts and other domains;
3. understand the importance of process in creative endeavours;
4. design and implement appropriate learning experiences in the arts for 0-5 year old children.
|Content||1. Development and the arts|
Theories of development in music, visual arts and drama.
2. Programming and planning
Competing pedagogical philosophies - tensions and resolutions.
Planning and presenting appropriate learning experiences.
3. Assessing and evaluating
Rationale for assessment.
Relationship to planning.
Models of assessment.
Collecting evidence and making judgements.
The child's role.
The role and place of the arts in society.
Relationship between the arts and other domains.
Resourcing the arts.
|Assumed Knowledge||Music, Art and Humanity|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Field Study|
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|