Unit description

Builds on EDU00415 Creative Arts Education I: Foundations to design teaching and learning strategies and assessment in early childhood and primary settings using relevant syllabus and frameworks in creative arts education. Focuses on student engagement and inclusive teaching for diverse learners; and the integration of creative arts across other KLAs and across key transition points. The unit further develops understanding of, knowledge in, appreciation of, and accomplishment in visual art, music, drama and dance.

Unit content

  • Early childhood:
    • curriculum and pedagogy in early childhood settings
    • music, movement, visual art and drama in play-based learning
    • intentional teaching in music, movement, visual art and drama
  • Knowledge base underpinning the principles and practices of teaching and learning dance, drama, music and visual arts
  • Models of pedagogy for teaching and assessing primary visual arts, music, drama and dance
  • Range of strategies for teaching and assessing dance, drama, music and visual arts that provide a continuous, sequential, developmental program across early childhood and primary settings:
    • visual arts; integrating learning experiences (art making and appreciating)
    • music; integrating learning experiences (performing, listening and organising sound)
    • drama; integrating learning experiences (making, performing and appreciating)
    • dance; integrating learning experiences (performing, composing and appreciating)
  • Ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the creative arts classroom
  • Role and value of the creative arts in the broader school curriculum and the relationship between this key learning area, numeracy and literacy
  • Place of primary creative arts in the continuum of learning from early years to 12
  • NSW Creative Arts K-6 Syllabus, Support Documents, NSW Primary Curriculum Foundation Statements, Queensland Arts ELs and EYLF

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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

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

Teaching and assessment

Coffs Harbour

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hours (10 weeks)
Structured online learning 1 hour (10 weeks)
Assessment
Online activitiesSR
Group performance and rationale with overview60%
Resource Folder40%

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hours (10 weeks)
Structured online learning 1 hour (10 weeks)
Assessment
Online activitiesSR
Group performance and rationale with overview60%
Resource Folder40%

Lismore

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hours (10 weeks)
Structured online learning 1 hour (10 weeks)
Assessment
Online activitiesSR
Group performance and rationale with overview60%
Resource Folder40%

Online

Teaching method
Structured online learning 1 hour (10 weeks)
Workshop on-site 2 days (once)
Tutorial online 1.5 hours (6)
Assessment
Online activitiesSR
Group performance and rationale with overview60%
Resource Folder40%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

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