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EEA411 - Primary Arts Education: Focussed Study

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

Drama  offered at Burwood (Melbourne)

Media offered at Burwood (Melbourne) and Warrnambool

Dance offered at Burwood (Melbourne) and Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Music and Visual Arts offered at Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool and Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1:  Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Offering information:

Quotas apply to the unit

Unit chair:J Grenfell



Must be enrolled in course E359

Incompatible with:

ECA410, EEA410

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour Seminar per week


In their selected specialism, students will engage in the theoretical and practical application of a range of arts discipline forms within various social and cultural contexts. The emphasis will be on ways of implementing these in arts discipline specific lessons that also incorporate assessment and record keeping strategies. Within a studio and computer lab environment, students will have practical experience with a range of techniques, technologies and processes relevant to their chosen arts discipline. The outcomes of these practical explorations will provide students with teaching and learning support materials that may be incorporated into the development of arts curricula, for teaching within the Arts and in the broader curriculum. Students develop experiential knowledge and understandings that will assist them in designing and implementing arts programs within current State/National curricula guidelines and informed by selected international arts education best practice.


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 art strand.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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