ECE241 - Creative Arts 2: Music and Visual Arts
2024 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online, Community Based Delivery (CBD)*
Students must be enrolled in course E330, E333 or E334
5 credit points at level one and ECE140
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 3-hour seminar per non-placement teaching weeks (approx. 6-9 weeks), 1 x conference per trimester
|Scheduled learning activities - online||
1 x 1-2 hour online workshop per non-placement teaching week (approx. 6-9 weeks) and 2 x 1-hour online Q & A per trimester, 1 x conference per trimester
*Community Based Delivery (CBD) is for National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation NIKERI Institute students only.
This unit is designed to introduce students to the theory and practice of learning and teaching in and through the visual arts and music. This occurs initially through the development of personal skills in arts practice, exploring and responding to the arts and secondly, in the construction of curricula materials for teaching in and through the visual art and music. Throughout the unit students participate in arts based learning experiences in order to develop personal professional skills and knowledge. Students will also develop practical skills in the use of e technologies and digital media both for creative expression and for the development of digital e-learning artefacts.
This work is informed by a study of current state, national and international arts education initiatives and research. Throughout the unit, links are made between relevant theories of teaching and learning and their application in contemporary places of learning and teaching both in, and through, the Arts with a focus on music and visual art. Students are encouraged to consider the importance of the arts in interdisciplinary education and are made more aware of where the arts can overlap and combine with other learning areas to support outcomes, in particular the cross curriculum priority of Australian and Torres Strait Islander culture, history, knowledge and perspectives. Connections with Health and Physical Education curriculum areas, will also be examined and practiced. In particular, students will learn how to support children from the early years and across the primary levels learning of movement and physical through arts-based experiences.
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