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ECA410 - Primary Arts Education: Focussed Study

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Jenny Grenfell

Campus contact:

Elizabeth Hirsh (Burwood (Melbourne))

Jenny Grenfell (Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool)





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Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour Seminar per week


Subject to availability of staff in particular discipline-based arts education areas, students will select one of the following discipline-based arts curriculum areas for study:

  • music
  • visual arts
  • dance
  • drama

Aside from studying curriculum and pedagogical issues, students will be encouraged to undertake teaching in the selected discipline-based arts education area during their school Professional Experience rounds. The unit will involve students in practical seminar sessions and the use of printed study guide materials.


Assessment will vary according to the selected discipline-based arts curriculum area but will total 4000 words or equivalent.  Assessment will focus on students' demonstration of knowledge and skills relating to the selected art form and to apply appropriate teaching methodologies to classroom teaching as well as curriculum design and development in the selected discipline-based art strand.

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