Specialist Studies in Junior Visual Arts

Course code EDUC2071Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course explores the principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 4/5 Visual Arts in secondary schools. Students will consider the role and value of visual arts in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum. Students will explore lesson planning and programming for Stage 4/5 Visual Arts curriculum (including attention to Visual Arts, Visual Design, Photographic and Digital Media syllabi); and a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Visual Arts at the secondary school level.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, students will have the capacity to:

1. Articulate the role and value of Visual Arts education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.
2. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 4/5 Visual Arts, Visual Design, Photographic and Digital Media syllabi.
3. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Visual Arts at the secondary school level.
Content* The principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 4/5 Visual Arts in secondary schools.
* The role and value of Visual Arts education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.
* Lesson planning and programming for the Stage 4/5 Visual Arts curriculum (including attention to Visual Arts, Visual Design, Photographic and Digital Media syllabi).
* Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 4/5 Visual Arts.
Replacing Course(s)EDUC6724
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeN/A
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Tutorial
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsMinor Assignment = 40%: 2,000 words or equivalent; Consisting of an essay on pedagogical approaches related to Visual Arts education.
ProjectsMajor Assignment = 60%: 3,000 words or equivalent; Consisting of planning, programming, assessment, and resource building tasks linked to the requirements of the NSW Stage 4/5 Visual Arts Curriculum. This assignment will consist of multiple parts to the value indicated above, and will include attention to Visual Arts, Visual Design, Photographic and Digital Media syllabi.
Contact HoursIntegrated Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Lecture: for 8 hour(s) per Term for 8 weeks
Tutorial: for 16 hour(s) per Term for 8 weeks
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for EDUC2071