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ECA733 - Arts Education Curriculum Study 3

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: 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 E760 only)

Unit chair:

Dawn Joseph

Campus contact:

Dawn Joseph (Burwood (Melbourne))

Jenny Grenfell (Cloud (online))





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


ECA733 students should note that arts discipline methodology specialisms are available for campus and Cloud (online) study strictly as follows:

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

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

• Dance - available at Burwood (Melbourne)

• Drama - available at Burwood (Melbourne)

This unit specifically aims to develop understandings of a range of methodologies, pedagogies and philosophies as a basis for professional practice. The unit prepares students to research and apply established theories to classroom practice, in particular, to interpret curriculum change. Students will develop critical and creative thinking skills, interpersonal communication and intercultural understanding as they analyse and reflect on performing and visual arts education pedagogies in the compulsory years of schooling.


Essay appropriate to the specific arts education area

2500 word count equivalent 50%

Appropriate to the specific arts education area

2500 word count equivalent 50%

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