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ECA732 - Arts Education Curriculum Study 2

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Offering information:

*Dance and Drama not available in Cloud (online) mode.

Cohort rule:

For students enrolled in course D303, E760, E763, E763T, or E765

Unit chair:

Jenny Grenfell

Campus contact:

Jenny Grenfell (Cloud (online))

Elizabeth Hirsh (Burwood (Melbourne))


ECA731 or ECA735



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


ECA732 students should note that arts discipline methodology specialisms are available for campus and Cloud (online) study strictly as follows:

• Dance - available at Burwood (Melbourne) 

• Drama - available at Burwood (Melbourne) 

• Music - available at Burwood (Melbourne) or Cloud (online)

• Visual Arts – available at Burwood (Melbourne) or Cloud (online)

This unit focuses on the post-compulsory years of schooling, years 11 and 12, and aims to develop students' abilities to research, create, implement and critically evaluate innovative teaching and learning practices in their selected specialism. Students actively participate in blended, located and cloud based (online) teaching and learning environments and with digital technologies. They engage in critical and analytical discourse to devise and evaluate arts classroom practice and workplace simulations that integrate pedagogy, curriculum and technology.



Portfolio: 2000 word count equivalent essay or portfolio or presentation appropriate to the specific arts education area. 40%

Curriculum and Assessment Project: 3000 word count equivalent website or portfolio or presentation appropriate to the specific arts education area. 60%

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