K-6 Creative Arts

Course code EDUC6745
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, teaching and assessing dance, drama, music, media and visual arts.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 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

  • Principles and practices of teaching and learning K-6 Creative Arts.
  • 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).
  • The content, structure and organisation of the NSW K-6 Creative Arts curriculum.
  • Ways of differentiating curriculum to meet learners' diverse needs.
  • Strategies for teaching dance, drama, music and visual arts.
  • Skill development in dance, drama, music and visual arts.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC6801. Students who have successfully completed EDUC6801 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC6745.

Assessment Items

Essay: Research Essay/Written Assignments

Proposal / Plan: Unit of Lesson Plans Project

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks