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ED1443 - Early Childhood Arts Education

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

SP1/2 External available only to External ECE students. SP81 - 86 available only to Online BEd ECE students.

This subject is an introduction to teaching young children from birth to year 3 through the ARTS, which comprises of five (5) subjects - Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music and Visual Arts. It will focus on developing Arts knowledge, understanding and skills, through Making, and Responding to authentic arts practice, in Early Childhood settings. Students will have opportunities to implement techniques, skills and processes to explore creative practice and to make artworks. As artists and audiences, students will also respond to, analyse and interpret the artworks they experience in the five Arts subjects. They will develop resources for classroom implementation, and knowledge to extend the influence of arts throughout schools and their communities. The subject will be based on the Early Years Learning Framework, the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guideline and the Australian Curriculum: The Arts Foundation to Year 10, which acknowledge the essential role of the arts for creative development. Consequently, this subject aims to facilitate the emergence of the artist within each participant and nurture self-confidence and positive identity as an expressive artist and teacher.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply knowledge and skills in each of the Arts subjects -Dance, Drama, Music, Media Arts and Visual Arts- to demonstrate arts literacy and an awareness of how to use this knowledge to enhance teaching strategies;
  • develop and implement online, play-based learning activities and identify as an artistic person;
  • demonstrate knowledge and application of the Australian Curriculum: The Arts;
  • apply skills to critique and analyse the features of artworks.

Subject Assessment

  • Digitally recorded, group performance using Music, Dance and Drama to show an interpretation of an Indigenous, Asian or Mythical story - (30%)
  • Visual Arts Folio submitted on line via PowerPoint, showing progress and artist's explanations - (30%)
  • Invigilated > Centrally-administered final exam - (40%).

Special Assessment Requirements

As the learning tasks for this subject are practical, collaborative and proactive, either attendance at online tutorials, or regular, active and independent creative work is compulsory.


Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Jocene Vallack
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours - Online engagement including 13 hrs recorded online lectures
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 85
Census Date 10-Sep-2020
Coordinator: Dr Jocene Vallack
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 32 hours - Online engagement
  • 7 hours online collaboration sessions - 1 hr per week scheduled collaborate session
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching (Future Teachers Program)
Coordinator: Dr Jocene Vallack
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours - Online engagement
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Jocene Vallack
Lecturer: Dr Louise Phillips.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.