Not currently offered
Course code

EDUC6745

Units

10 units

Level

6000 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, teaching and assessing dance, drama, music, media and visual arts.


Availability

Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Trimester 1 - 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

  • 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.

Requisite

This course replaces EDUC6801. If you have successfully completed EDUC6801 you cannot enrol in this course.


Assessment items

Essay: Research Essay/Written Assignments

Proposal / Plan: Unit of Lesson Plans Project

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