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 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan Campus)

Previously offered in 2015

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will have the capability 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. 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.

Replacing Course(s) EDUC6801
Transition Students who have failed, or failed to complete EDUC6801 by the end of 2009 should enrol in EDUC6745 and EDUC6747 from 2010 onwards.
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge N/A
Modes of Delivery Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Lecture
Tutorial
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Research Essay - 2000 words or equivalent - 40%
  • Other: (please specify) - Unit Lessons Plans - 3000 words - 60%
Contact Hours
  • Integrated Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks
  • Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6745

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