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EDUC2071

Specialist Studies in Junior Visual Arts

10 Units

This course explores the principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 4/5 Visual Arts in secondary schools. Students will consider the role and value of visual arts in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum. Students will explore lesson planning and programming for Stage 4/5 Visual Arts curriculum (including attention to Visual Arts, Visual Design, Photographic and Digital Media syllabi); and a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Visual Arts at the secondary school level.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will have the capacity to:

  1. Articulate the role and value of Visual Arts education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.
  2. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 4/5 Visual Arts, Visual Design, Photographic and Digital Media syllabi.
  3. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Visual Arts at the secondary school level.
Content
  • The principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 4/5 Visual Arts in secondary schools.

  • The role and value of Visual Arts education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.

  • Lesson planning and programming for the Stage 4/5 Visual Arts curriculum (including attention to Visual Arts, Visual Design, Photographic and Digital Media syllabi).

  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 4/5 Visual Arts.

Replacing Course(s) EDUC6724
Transition N/A
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge N/A
Modes of Delivery Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Lecture
Tutorial
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Minor Assignment = 40%: 2,000 words or equivalent; Consisting of an essay on pedagogical approaches related to Visual Arts education.
  • Projects - Major Assignment = 60%: 3,000 words or equivalent; Consisting of planning, programming, assessment, and resource building tasks linked to the requirements of the NSW Stage 4/5 Visual Arts Curriculum. This assignment will consist of multiple parts to the value indicated above, and will include attention to Visual Arts, Visual Design, Photographic and Digital Media syllabi.
Contact Hours
  • Integrated Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
  • Lecture: for 8 hour(s) per Term for 8 weeks
  • Tutorial: for 16 hour(s) per Term for 8 weeks
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for EDUC2071

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