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EEA410 - Primary Arts Education: Focussed Study

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):.75
EFTSL value:0.094
Unit chair:J Grenfell
Campus contact:

E Hirsh (Burwood (Melbourne))

J Grenfell (Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool)


EEP403 plus student must be enrolled in course E359.

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 3 hours per week

Learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin.


Specialism choice is subject to quota system


Subject to the 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; or
  • 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.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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