Extended Studies in Visual Arts I

Course code EDUC3071Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course deepens students_ understanding of the principles and practices of teaching and learning Visual Arts in secondary schools. Students will explore course, programming and assessment requirements for Visual Art, Visual Design and Photography and Digital Media across secondary schooling; ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the Visual Arts classroom; technologies in the teaching and learning of visual arts; and the literacy and numeracy demands of the Visual Arts as an area of study. Particular attention will also be given to art conventions, art history and art criticism.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, students will have the capacity to:

1. Interpret the course, programming and assessment requirements of the NSW BOSTES for Visual Arts.
2. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Visual Arts curriculum,: visual art, visual design, photography and/or media arts content that incorporate appropriate technologies.
3. Support the literacy and numeracy demands of the Visual Arts as an area of study.
4. Differentiate the curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the Visual Arts classroom.
5. Recognise and discuss art conventions, art history and art criticism.
Content* The course, programming and assessment requirements of the NSW BOSTES for the Visual Arts study area.
*Visual art, visual design, photography and/or media arts
* Technologies in Visual Art education.
* Lesson planning and programming for the Visual Arts curriculum that incorporate appropriate technologies.
* Differentiating the curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the Visual Arts classroom.
* Art conventions, art history and art criticism.
Replacing Course(s)EDUC6718
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeEDUC2101 & EDUC2071
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Tutorial
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsMinor Assignment = 40%: 1,500 words or equivalent; Consisting of tasks that relate to art conventions, art history and art criticism.
Other: (please specify)Major Assignment = 60%: 3,500 words or equivalent; Consisting of planning, programming, assessment, and resource building tasks that incorporate appropriate technologies; differentiate the curriculum; and are linked to the requirements of the NSW Stage 4/5 Visual Arts Curriculum.
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
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EDUC3071