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Unit description

This unit offers the opportunity to extend Arts practice and expertise to enhance the meaningful inclusion of the Arts in schools. The unit creatively explores the many ways that the Arts can be incorporated into classrooms, the  curriculum and school culture. From immersions in the individual Arts disciplines to engaging the Arts as pedagogy in  other curriculum areas, this unit critically explores the unique impact and benefit of the Arts for children and young people, the school and wider community. The unit is designed to provide students with an advanced understanding of the Arts, as well as deeper experiences with each of the Arts domains and practices.

Unit content

Module 1: The Arts and Arts-based Pedagogies in Schools

Module 2: Developing an Arts rich Culture and Environment

Module 3: Teaching Artfully

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1Understand and apply key concepts, skills and practices in The Arts.CreativityKnowledge of a discipline
2Explore a variety of artistic engagements to curriculum and pedagogy. CreativityKnowledge of a discipline
3Creatively develop Arts based practices for implementation within schools. Intellectual rigourCreativityKnowledge of a discipline
4Critically analyse and evaluate the impact of including Arts based practices in the school community. Intellectual rigourCreativityKnowledge of a discipline

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

  1. Understand and apply key concepts, skills and practices in The Arts.
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. Explore a variety of artistic engagements to curriculum and pedagogy.
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. Creatively develop Arts based practices for implementation within schools.
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. Critically analyse and evaluate the impact of including Arts based practices in the school community.
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Teaching and assessment

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.

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