Available in 2021
Course code

EDUC1070

Units

10 units

Level

1000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course introduces students to foundational knowledge and skills of visual art, music, drama, media and dance. It examines ways in which these art forms can be integrated to create art that is dynamic and expressive. Students will be given the opportunity to develop an appreciation, knowledge, skills, teach and evaluate creative art frames involving music, art, drama, media and dance experiences for early childhood and primary educational contexts, 0-12 years of age.


Availability2021 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2021

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2021

Learning outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate knowledge of different approaches to implementing creative arts within early childhood and primary education settings;

2. Communicate understanding of creativity as an integral aspect of the Early Childhood Learning Framework (EYLF) and NSW creative arts syllabus K-6;

3. Plan, implement and evaluate learning activities that promote creativity in children aged 0-12 years


Content

This course contains:

  1. Creativity as a foundational concept for the arts in early childhood and primary education
  2. Contemporary approaches to the creative arts for children aged 0-12 years
  3. Suitable and safe learning environments for creative activities
  4. The role of the educator in developing creative abilities in children
  5. A variety of techniques to increase a skills base in creative art appropriate for young learners
  6. Integrated curriculum approaches across early childhood and primary years

Requisite

If you have successfully completed AART1010 you cannot enrol in this course.


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments

Proposal / Plan: Lesson Plan

Presentation: Presentations: Group


Contact hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Ourimbah

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

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