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 of the NSW School Certificate for Visual Arts; 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 Visual Arts as an area of study. Particular attention will also be given to art conventions, art history and art criticism.

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. Interpret the course, programming and assessment requirements of the NSW School Certificate for Visual Arts.
2. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 4/5 Visual Arts curriculum that incorporate appropriate technologies.
3. Support the literacy and numeracy demands of 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 School Certificate for Visual Arts.
* Technologies in Visual Art education.
* Lesson planning and programming for the Stage 4/5 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
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for EDUC3071