Not currently offered
Course code

EDUC6400

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course deepens students' knowledge of the principles and practices of teaching and learning Visual Arts in secondary schools. It will explore current issues and trends in Visual Arts education, and aims to deepen the students' understanding of the role of art in all forms and media, in contemporary and historical cultures and visual worlds, with specific reference to how popular culture informs current art practice. It provides for the acquisition of both practical and propositional knowledge, and it acknowledges the different sets of beliefs and values that condition understanding and practice.


Availability

Callaghan


    Learning outcomes

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

    1. Interpret, analyse and discuss current issues and trends in Visual Arts education.

    2. Debate the role of art in all forms and media, in contemporary and historical cultures and visual worlds, with specific reference to how popular culture informs current art practice.

    3. Demonstrate the acquisition of both practical and propositional knowledge that acknowledges the different sets of beliefs and values that condition understanding and practice.


    Content

    • Current issues and trends in Visual Arts education.
    • The role of art in all forms and media, in contemporary and historical cultures and visual worlds, with specific reference to how popular culture informs current art practice.
    • The acquisition of both practical and propositional knowledge, that acknowledges the different sets of beliefs and values that condition understanding and practice.

    Assumed knowledge

    EDUC6499


    Assessment items

    Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments

    Project: Projects


    Contact hours

    Callaghan

    Integrated Learning Session

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

    Integrated Learning may be offered face-to-face, on-line, or a combination of both and may include scheduled periods of self-directed learning. Typically, delivery will consist of 12 two hr scheduled face to face classes and 8 hours of online activities.

    Lecture

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

    Tutorial

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

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