Available in 2021
Course code

EDUC3745

Units

10 units

Level

3000 level

Course handbook

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 and teaching and assessing dance, drama, music and visual arts.


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 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

  1. Principles and practices of teaching and learning K-6 Creative Arts.
  2. 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. The content, structure and organisation of the NSW K-6 Creative Arts curriculum.
  4. The relationship between Creative Arts, literacy and numercy.
  5. Ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners
  6. Strategies for teaching dance, drama, music and visual arts.
  7. Skill development in dance, drama, music and visual arts.

Requisite

Enrolment in this course is dependent on meeting the teacher education admission milestone of successful completion of

- Three HSC band 5s (including one in English) or

- 80 units of UoN courses or

- Regulatory authority approved comparable pathways or

- Commencement in the program pre 2016.

If you have successfully completed EDUC4112 you cannot enrol in this course.


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments (50%)

Proposal / Plan: Lesson Plan (50%)


Contact hours

Callaghan and Ourimbah

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 12 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Practical

Face to Face On Campus 24 hour(s) per Term Full Term

A number of workshops or other activities may be offered depending on student numbers and staffing. Course may be delivered on a weekly basis or in a block mode.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.