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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Former School/College

Former School of Education

Unit aim

Builds on EDU00415 Creative Arts Education I: Foundations to further develop: an increased understanding of, knowledge in, appreciation of and accomplishment in art, music, drama and dance; and, the skills and understandings to plan, implement and evaluate learning experiences for children in the creative arts.

Unit content

  1. NSW Creative Arts curriculum requirements: - Creative Arts K-6 Syllabus and Support Documents - NSW Primary Curriculum Foundation Statements - link between Stage 3 Creative Arts and Stage 4 visual arts, music, drama and dance
  2. Belonging, Being & Becoming: The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia - its implication for creative arts
  3. Strategies for teaching and assessing that provide a continuous, sequential, developmental program in: - music and dance/movement - visual arts and drama
  4. Role and value of the creative arts in the broader school curriculum and the relationship between this key learning area and literacy and numeracy
  5. Differentiating the creative arts curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners-birth to 12 years

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 explain the main components of the NSW Creative Arts syllabus, and creative arts sections of the NSW Primary Curriculum Foundation Statements
2 use the EYLF to help them plan learning experiences in the arts for young children
3 plan, teach and assess developmental learning experiences for primary children in dance, drama, music and visual art using the NSW Creative Arts syllabus, Support Documents and NSW Primary Curriculum Foundation Statements
4 work cooperatively in small groups to create, perform and assess music, dance and drama works suitable for performance for and by children
5 create and appreciate artworks.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain the main components of the NSW Creative Arts syllabus, and creative arts sections of the NSW Primary Curriculum Foundation Statements
    • GA4:
  2. use the EYLF to help them plan learning experiences in the arts for young children
    • GA2:
    • GA6:
  3. plan, teach and assess developmental learning experiences for primary children in dance, drama, music and visual art using the NSW Creative Arts syllabus, Support Documents and NSW Primary Curriculum Foundation Statements
    • GA4:
  4. work cooperatively in small groups to create, perform and assess music, dance and drama works suitable for performance for and by children
    • GA2:
    • GA6:
  5. create and appreciate artworks.
    • GA2:
    • GA4:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.