Builds upon EDU01153 Curriculum Specialisation: Visual Arts I. Students learn about Stage 6 syllabus requirements, the development of programs, units of work and lesson plans. Students also learn to develop appropriate assessment, and literacy and numeracy strategies for teaching and learning in Stage 6 Visual Arts. There is also an opportunity to reflect critically on contemporary perspectives and issues in the teaching of Visual Arts in senior secondary schools. A range of pedagogical perspectives, including the NSW Quality Teaching Framework, are utilised.
The Stage 6 Visual Arts Syllabus and the Content Endorsed Stage 6 Courses (in Ceramics and Photography, Video & Digital Imaging).
- Knowledge of the Stage 6 Visual Arts syllabus content and the Content Endorsed Stage 6 Courses (in Visual Design, Ceramics and Photography, Video & Digital Imaging)
- Knowledge of pedagogy
- Knowledge of curriculum requirements
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate a broad and critical understanding of the knowledge of the Stage 6 Visual Arts syllabus, including recent theory and research in the relevant disciplines||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||demonstrate knowledge of the Content Endorsed Stage 6 Courses in Ceramics and Photography, Video & Digital Imaging||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||develop engaging units of work and lesson plans related to selected theoretical and practical content of the Stage 6 Visual Arts syllabus, demonstrating familiarity with the required syllabus outcomes, objectives, key competencies, knowledge, skills, and understandings||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||apply current pedagogical theory, including the NSW DEC Quality Teaching Framework, and critically engage with a range of contemporary perspectives and issues related to teaching Visual Arts at the Stage 6 level to develop effective teaching and learning strategies that encourage students with a diversity of learning needs, styles and cultural backgrounds to engage effectively with Visual Arts in Stage 6||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|5||identify and critically examine assessment and reporting procedures and strategies in the context of the Preliminary and HSC standards-referenced assessment framework||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|6||source and assess the appropriateness of resources (including ICT) that link to informed and effective teaching and learning across the Stage 6 Visual Arts syllabus and the Content Endorsed Stage 6 Courses (in Ceramics and Photography, Video and Digital Imaging)||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|7||demonstrate well-developed written and oral communication skills, as appropriate to the needs and expectations of the profession.||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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