Extended Studies in Visual Arts 2

Description

The course deepens students understanding of the principles and practices of teaching and learning Visual Arts in secondary schools. It will explore current issues and trends in Visual Arts education, and aims to deepen the students' understanding of the role of art in all forms and media; in contemporary cultures, historical cultures and visual worlds, with specific reference to how popular culture informs current art practice. It provides for the acquisition of both practical and propositional knowledge, and it acknowledges the different sets of beliefs and values that condition understanding and practice.

Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Discuss current issues and trends in Visual Arts education.

2. Debate the role of art in all forms and media, in contemporary and historical cultures and visual worlds, with specific reference to how popular culture informs current art practice.

3. Acquire both practical and propositional knowledge, and it acknowledges the different sets of beliefs and values that condition understanding and practice.

Content

  • Current issues and trends in Visual Arts education.
  • The role of art in all forms and media, in contemporary and historical cultures and visual worlds, with specific reference to how popular culture informs current art practice.
  • The acquisition of both practical and propositional knowledge, and it acknowledges the different sets of beliefs and values that condition understanding and practice.

Assessment Items

Essay: A1 - Critical Essay - Visual Art Education Philosophy & Practice

Written Assignment: A2 - Parts A & B

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

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

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term