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Coffs Harbour
Gold Coast
Term2,4
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Lismore
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Unit description

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:
1demonstrate a sound knowledge of relevant national and state syllabuses and early childhood curriculum requirements
2plan 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
3design teaching and learning strategies that may employ ICTs to maximise student engagement and inclusivity
4meaningfully 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

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Portfolio60%
Portfolio40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Portfolio60%
Portfolio40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Portfolio60%
Portfolio40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Portfolio60%
Portfolio40%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. 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 teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

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