Specialist Studies in Senior Visual Arts

Course code EDUC4099Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course explores the principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 6 Visual Arts in secondary schools. Students will explore course, programming and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Visual Arts. Specific attention will be given to the communication and interpersonal skills of the pre-service art teacher and the importance of co-operation between the arts community, art institutions and schools; and management practices for Visual Arts teachers including risk, financial, and resource management.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, students will have the capacity to:

1. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 6 Visual Arts, using a range of strategies, technologies and resources.
2. Interpret the course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Visual Arts.
3. Communicate effectively.
4. Co-operate with the arts community, art institutions and schools.
5. Manage risk, finances, and resources in the Visual Arts classroom.
Content* Lesson planning, programming and assessment for Stage 6 Visual Arts, using a range of strategies, technologies and resources.
* The course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Visual Arts.
* Communication and co-operation with the arts community, art institutions and schools.
* Risk, financial, and resource management in the Visual Arts classroom.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeEDUC2071
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Integrated Learning
Tutorial
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsAssignment 60% - 2400 words

4 Parts:
Stage 6 Program (20), Resource Package (10), Case Study (20), Presentation (10)
ReportsReport (40%) - 1600 words

2 parts:
Teaching and Learning in Senior Classroom: Classroom Case Study, includes: T&L strategies, management of HSC Body of Work and progressive assessment strategies (30)
Discussion board (10).
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 EDUC4099