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ECA734 - Arts Education Curriculum Study 4

Unit details

Year2017 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:

Student must be enrolled in a Master of Teaching course

Unit chair:

Jenny Grenfell

Campus contact:

Elizabeth Hirsh (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


ECA734 students should note that arts discipline methodology modules 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)

The focus of this unit is studio based and aims to immerse students in the conceptualization of creative practice, aesthetic and critical debate and in the experiential application of a range of skill based strategies including digital technologies and pedagogies that inform and underpin teaching and learning within diverse social and cultural contexts. Students undertake research projects that may include independent investigation of their chosen specialism in formal and informal education settings.


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

A negotiated research project: 4000 word count or a focus on a project appropriate to the specific arts education area, 60%

Unit Fee Information

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