New Learning, the Visual Narrative and Well-being
This course is designed to address the role of visual narratives as they inform identities and the paradox of globalisation. Areas of focus may include, but are not limited to, new learning, social, cultural and visual technological change and the impact on education; imaging and performative knowing; an exploration of identity as portraiture or visual narrative; the centrality of creativity and the visual in new learning, knowledge competencies, active citizenship, well-being and the civil society in the 21st century.
- Semester 2 - 2015
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the theories that underpin the debates about new learning in a globalised world.
2. Develop discursive and reflective practices around issues of civil citizenship as they inform the emergent beginning teacher through personalised visual and written narratives of self as learner and citizen.
3. Employ creative visual strategies and skills to communicate self as learner and educator through visual narratives.
4. Learn how to utilise Arts-based methods for research into pedagogy.
This course will address topics such as:
- New learning and the paradox of globalisation.
- Postmodernism, learning narratives and local and global cultures.
- What are visual narratives and how do they work in contemporary society?
- Techniques in Visual narratives.
- Issues of subjectivity, creativity, well being and the role of the arts in developing unique identities and strong inclusive school cultures.
- How to construct visual narratives as a body of work that communicates to an audience multiple perspectives on narratives of self as a new educator.
Written Assignment: New Learning, the Perzine & the Paradox of Globalisation
Written Assignment: Perzine Pedagogies
Integrated Learning Session
Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Term
Integrated Learning will typically consist of a series of online activities, presentation. This is an accelerated course.
Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term
Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term