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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Faculty/College

Faculty of Education

Pre-requisites

96 Credit points in a Bachelor of Education course OR admission to the 1209001 - Master of Teaching

Unit aim

Examines the curriculum area of The Arts in early childhood settings and primary classrooms. Students will develop the necessary skills to design teaching and learning activities as well as assessment in early childhood and primary settings using relevant syllabus and frameworks. The unit focuses on student engagement and inclusive teaching for diverse learners. The unit further develops understanding of, knowledge in, appreciation of, and accomplishment in visual art, music, drama and dance.

Unit content

Module 1: Curriculum, Syllabus, Learning Area, Subject and Stage

Module 2: Programming and Unit Structure

Module 3: Arts Pedagogy and Assessment

Module 4: Resource Design and Implementation Dance and Drama

Module 5: Resource Design Music and Visual Arts

Module 6: Implementation The Arts

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 demonstrate a sound knowledge of relevant national and state syllabuses and early childhood curriculum requirements
2 plan learning experiences for primary and early childhood children in dance, drama, music and visual art using national and state Arts syllabus, and relevant Support Documents
3 design teaching and learning strategies that may employ ICTs to maximise student engagement and inclusivity
4 meaningfully integrate creative arts across other Key Learning Areas and across key transition points (early childhood/primary/secondary)

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

  1. demonstrate a sound knowledge of relevant national and state syllabuses and early childhood curriculum requirements
  2. plan learning experiences for primary and early childhood children in dance, drama, music and visual art using national and state Arts syllabus, and relevant Support Documents
  3. design teaching and learning strategies that may employ ICTs to maximise student engagement and inclusivity
  4. meaningfully integrate creative arts across other Key Learning Areas and across key transition points (early childhood/primary/secondary)

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

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