Not currently offered
Course code

EDUC6171

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course deepens students' understanding of the principles and practices of teaching and learning Visual Arts in secondary schools. Students will explore course, programming and assessment requirements for Visual Art, Visual Design and Photography and Digital Media across secondary schooling; ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the Visual Arts classroom; technologies in the teaching and learning of visual arts; and the literacy and numeracy demands of the Visual Arts as an area of study. Particular attention will also be given to art conventions, art history and art criticism.


Availability

Callaghan


    Learning outcomes

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

    1. Interpret the course, programming and assessment requirements of the NSW BOSTES for Visual Arts.

    2. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Visual Arts curriculum: visual art, visual design, photography and/or media arts content that incorporate appropriate technologies.

    3. Support the literacy and numeracy demands of the Visual Arts as an area of study.

    4. Differentiate the curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the Visual Arts classroom.

    5. Recognise and discuss art conventions, art history and art criticism.


    Content

    • The course, programming and assessment requirements of the NSW BOSTES for the Visual Arts study area.
    • Visual art, visual design, photography and/or media arts
    • Technologies in Visual Art education.
    • Lesson planning and programming for the Visual Arts curriculum that incorporate appropriate technologies.
    • Differentiating the curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the Visual Arts classroom.
    • Art conventions, art history and art criticism.

    Assumed knowledge

    EDUC6499


    Assessment items

    Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments

    Project: Project


    Contact hours

    Callaghan

    Integrated Learning Session

    Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Term Full Term

    Lecture

    Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term Full Term

    Self-Directed Learning

    Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Term Full Term

    Tutorial

    Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term Full Term

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