Foundations in Teaching Visual Arts

Course code EDUC6724Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

Develops skills in planning, communication, observation and lesson preparation within the Visual Arts Key Learning

Contact hours: 3 per week

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesThe course addresses the following objectives:
a. development of personal teaching skills
b. development of curriculum understanding in the area of secondary Visual Arts
c. development of resources for teaching Visual Arts in the secondary school
d. development of interpersonal skills in working with students and teachers
ContentMass lecture topics and the related course specialist tutorial include:

Introduction to the Internet
Planning for learning
Peer teaching
Cognitive demands underlying learning
Conducting practical lessons
Managing the classroom
Preventative management strategies
Adapting content for individual differences
Strategies for assessing different types of learning from the syllabus
Lesson planning
Planning using teacher-directed stategies and matching syllabus content with strategies
Becoming a reflective teacher
Replacing Course(s)EDDE460
TransitionThe new course will replace EDDE460 from Semester 1, 2000. Students failing EDDE460 will be required to enrol in and complete EDDE471.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeCompletion of a degree with a major in Visual Arts
recognised by NSW Department of Education and Training
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Skill and knowledge development (70%) Resource file (30%)
Contact HoursTutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term