ECA209 - Arts Education in Primary Schools
|Year||2017 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
tbc (Burwood (Melbourne))
Fiona Phillips (Waurn Ponds (Geelong))
Shelly Hannigan (Warrnambool)
Students must be enrolled in course E359
ECA100, ECA409, ECA551
Burwood: 1 x 2 hour Class, 1 x 1 hour cloud learning per week
Waurn Ponds: 1 x 3 hour workshop per week
Warrnambool: 1 x 3 hour workshop per week
Learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin
Subject to the availability of staff in particular discipline-based arts education areas on each campus, the unit will include the following discipline-based Performing arts and Visual arts curriculum areas for study:
- Visual arts;
- Media arts.
This unit is designed to introduce students to the theory and practice of arts education, through the development of personal skills in arts practice and exploring responding to the arts and secondly, in the design and development of curricula materials in the Performing arts and the Visual arts. Throughout the unit students participate in studio class activities in all of the selected arts discipline in order to develop personal professional skills and in computer sessions that introduce them to the use of e technologies and digital media for creative expression and for developing e-learning teaching materials.
This work is informed by a study of current state, national and international arts education initiatives. Throughout the unit, links are made between relevant theories of teaching and learning and their application in classroom teaching in both the Performing arts and the Visual arts. For example, students develop a sequence of arts lessons as part of their seminar activities, which may be implemented during Professional Experience placements.
For Music education: written and practical work, 1500 words or equivalent, 33%
For Visual arts education: written and practical work, 1500 words or equivalent, 33%
For Drama/Dance: written and practical work, 1500 words or equivalent 34%
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