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Creative Arts in Early Childhood 1 - EDEC2009

Year - 2020

This unit aims to develop students' understanding of the role of the Creative Arts in the lives, learning and development of young children. Students will develop understandings of the elements and principles of Visual Arts, Drama, Music and Dance as relevant to young children's playful artistic explorations. Students will develop their understanding of the early childhood teacher's role in planning, implementation evaluating play-based learning environments that support children's meaning making through Creative Arts. They will also gain skills in the development of early childhood Creative Arts curriculum using the Early Years Learning Framework.

1x1hr lecture/wk and 12x2hr workshop/wk for 12 weeks

Oral Presentations 1500wd equivalent (35%); Reflective Scrapbook 1000wd (25%); Curriculum Documentation 2000wd (40%)


72 Credit points including EDEC2006 and EDEC2007




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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