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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.

Unit aim

Providethe opportunity to extend Arts practice in the discipline of choice (i.e. Visual Arts, Music, Dance or Drama, or any combination) to develop skills and experiences through a focused inquiry. This individual creative inquiry immerses the student in studio practice and related research. It is designed to provide an advanced understanding in their preferred discipline, as well as deeper experiences with the domains and practices of the Arts. 

Unit content

Module 1: Arts Practice and Research: Knowing, Doing, Telling

Module 2: Knowing: A/r/tography 

Module 3: Doing: A/r/tographic

Module 4: Doing:  A/r/tographic

Module 5: Doing: A/r/tographic

Module 6: Telling: A/r/tographic renderings

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 understand and apply key concepts, skills and practices in The Arts
2 explore a variety of artistic engagements to curriculum and pedagogy
3 creatively develop Arts based practices for implementation within schools
4 critically analyse and evaluate the impact of including Arts based practices in the school community

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

  1. understand and apply key concepts, skills and practices in The Arts
  2. explore a variety of artistic engagements to curriculum and pedagogy
  3. creatively develop Arts based practices for implementation within schools
  4. critically analyse and evaluate the impact of including Arts based practices in the school community

Prescribed texts

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