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ED1443 - Early Childhood Arts Education

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

SP1/2 External available only to External ECE students. JCU Online campus mode is available only to Online B Ed ECE students enrolled in the carousel offering.

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

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (30%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Creative performance - (35%) - Group
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Creative work - (35%) - Individual.

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 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

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

  • 12 hours - Online STudent Engagement
  • 12 hours online content
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 08-Apr-2021
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Online, External, Study Period 85
Census Date 09-Sep-2021
Workload expectations:

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

  • 7 hours - Student Online Engagement
  • 12 hours online content
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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.