EDUC6745

K-6 Creative Arts

10 Units

This course explores the principles of teaching and learning K-6 Creative Arts. Students will consider the role and value of Creative Arts in the broader school curriculum; the place of creative arts in the K-12 Creative Arts continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4); the relationship between creative arts, literacy and numeracy; and ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the Creative Arts classroom. Students will explore the content and organisation of the NSW K-6 Creative Arts curriculum; models of pedagogy for programming, teaching and assessing dance, drama, music, media and visual arts.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of teaching and learning K-6 Creative Arts.
  2. Discuss the role and value of Creative Arts in the broader school curriculum, and its place in the K-12 Creative Arts continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4.
  3. Navigate the content, structure and organisation of the NSW K-6 Creative Arts curriculum.
  4. Understand the literacy and numeracy demands of Creative Arts.
  5. Differentiate curriculum to meet the diverse literacy needs of learners.
  6. Select strategies for teaching dance, drama, music and visual arts.
  7. Engage in dance, drama, music and visual arts.
Content
  • Principles and practices of teaching and learning K-6 Creative Arts.
  • The role and value of Creative Arts in the broader school curriculum, and its place in the K-12 Creative Arts continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4).
  • The content, structure and organisation of the NSW K-6 Creative Arts curriculum.
  • Ways of differentiating curriculum to meet learners’ diverse needs.
  • Strategies for teaching dance, drama, music and visual arts.
  • Skill development in dance, drama, music and visual arts.
Requisites
Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC6801. Students who have successfully completed EDUC6801 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC6745.
Assessment Items
  • Essay: Research Essay/Written Assignments
  • Proposal / Plan: Unit of Lesson Plans Project
Contact Hours
  • Integrated Learning Session: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Weeks
  • Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Weeks
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6745
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