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ED1442 - Arts Education for Primary School

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Limited offering available only to RATEP students

This subject is an introduction to teaching primary school children, through the Arts, which comprises five (5) subjects - Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music, Visual Arts. It initiates the development of Arts knowledge, understanding and skills, through making and responding to creative arts theories and practices. New trainee teachers will have opportunities to realize creative techniques, skills and processes, and to explore and develop their own identities as both artistic individuals and professional, agentic arts educators. From the varying perspectives of artists, art critics and audience members, the pre-service teachers will respond to, analyse and interpret the artworks they experience in the five Arts subjects. They will discover and create resources and techniques for use in diverse classrooms, as well as knowledge with which to extend the influence of arts throughout schools and their communities. The subject is informed by the Australian Curriculum: The Arts Foundation to Year 10, which acknowledges 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 one's self confidence and a positive identity as an expressive artist and teacher.

Learning Outcomes

  • make and respond to artworks critically, appreciatively and analytically;
  • 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;
  • demonstrate Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at an introduced level;
  • participate in play-based learning activities and reflect on identity as an artistic person.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Jocene Vallack.
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
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (30%); 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.

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Face to face teaching (online collaborative)
Coordinator: Dr Jocene Vallack
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours lectures - Collaborate
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (30%); 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 contributions to Discussion Board is compulsory.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Jocene Vallack.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (30%); 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.

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.