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ECA433 - Arts Education Discipline Study 3

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

Dance and Drama offered Burwood (Melbourne) only.

Music offered Burwood (Melbourne) and Cloud (online).

Visual Arts offered Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong) and Cloud (online).

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in course D347, E356, E359, E365, E377 or E455

Unit chair:D Joseph
Campus contact:

D Joseph (Burwood (Melbourne))

J Grenfell (Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool, Cloud (online))





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


Dance Education focuses on choreographic process and teaching techniques in inter-cultural dance settings, and students concentrate on researching Pan African or Ethnic Dance and its Diaspora and indigenous dance and how it impacts on Western popular culture. Drama Education focuses on the ways drama can be applied to learning across the curriculum, and students explore practical drama approaches, investigate existing applied drama and theatre projects and design drama activities for particular educational purposes and settings. Music Education focuses on research and classroom application of the European teaching methodologies of Dalcroze, Orff-Schulwerk, and Kodaly and of the African musical repertoire, and students will consider inclusive approaches to teaching and learning. Visual Arts Education focuses on designing a visual arts program that is inclusive of a range of social and cultural perspectives and students explore a range of art forms to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of the visual arts/art elements, principles and concepts in preparation for developing tasks and activities.


Two assessment tasks - Each 50%

Appropriate to the specific Arts education area, assessment tasks include written assignments: the development and sequencing of middle years curriculum and assessment processes focusing on a selected arts specialism, performance and arts practice demonstrations, portfolio submissions, and ICT based teaching and learning presentations

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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