K-6 Creative Arts

Course code EDUC3745
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course explores the principles of teaching and learning K-6 Creative Arts. Students will consider the role and value of Creative Arts in the broader school curriculum; the place of creative arts in the K-12 Creative Arts continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4); the relationship between creative arts, literacy and numeracy; and ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the Creative Arts classroom. Students will explore the content and organisation of the NSW K-6 Creative Arts curriculum; models of pedagogy for programming and teaching and assessing dance, drama, music and visual arts.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of teaching and learning K-6 Creative Arts.

2. Discuss the role and value of Creative Arts in the broader school curriculum, and its place in the K-12 Creative Arts continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4.

3. Navigate the content, structure and organisation of the NSW K-6 Creative Arts curriculum.

4. Understand the literacy and numeracy demands of Creative Arts.

5. Differentiate curriculum to meet the diverse literacy needs of learners.

6. Select strategies for teaching dance, drama, music and visual arts.

7. Engage in dance, drama, music and visual arts.

Content

  1. Principles and practices of teaching and learning K-6 Creative Arts.
  2. The role and value of Creative Arts in the broader school curriculum, and its place in the K-12 Creative Arts continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4).
  3. The content, structure and organisation of the NSW K-6 Creative Arts curriculum.
  4. The relationship between Creative Arts, literacy and numercy.
  5. Ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners
  6. Strategies for teaching dance, drama, music and visual arts.
  7. Skill development in dance, drama, music and visual arts.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC4112. Students who have successfully completed EDUC4112 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC3745.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments

Proposal / Plan: Lesson Plan

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 10 hour(s) per Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 20 hour(s) per Term

A number of workshops or other activities may be offered depending on student numbers and staffing. Course may be delivered on a weekly basis or in a block mode.