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ECA734 - Arts Education Curriculum Study 4

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 E760 only)

Unit chair:J Grenfell
Campus contact:

E Hirsh (Burwood (Melbourne))

J Grenfell (Cloud (online))

Prerequisite:

ECA733

 

To complete a sequence of units in the selected arts specialism, students must meet the prerequisites outlined in the guidelines published by the Victorian Institute of Education for each Arts methodology area. The prerequisites are:

• ART which may be the areas of: Art, Craft, Computer-generated Art, Sculpture, Photography, and recognising expertise in materials such as pottery, ceramics, textiles, wood and metal) Major study in relevant area(s) of Art which includes at least one quarter of a year of practical Art content.

• MUSIC (a) Major study in Music which includes Practical Music or (b) Major study in Music together with AMEB Grade VI equivalent or Year 12 Practical music or (c) Major study in Music which includes Practical Music specialising in one or more musical instruments.

• DANCE Sub-major study in Dance or Performance Studies (Dance)

• DRAMA Major or sub-major in drama and/or theatre studies including some practical drama and theatre major including Theatre Studies) Sub-major study in Drama, Performance Studies (Drama) or Theatre Studies (including practical Drama)

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ECA224, ECA320, ECA424, ECA445, ECA447, ECA724, ECA745, ECA747, ELE209, ELE403, ELE438

Contact hours:

2 x 2 / 3 hour Weekly seminars

Content

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.

Assessment

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 ocus on a project appropriate to the specific arts education area. 60%

Unit Fee Information

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