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EDUP2036: Education and the Arts 2

2024 unit information

Education and the Arts 2 continues to develop skills, knowledge and key understandings about the transformative nature of the Creative Arts. A range of practical/studio work across a wide range of artforms is explored.

Unit details and rules

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Code EDUP2036
Academic unit Education
Credit points 6
36cp of 1000-level EDUP units
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Develop further understanding for the rationale to include the Creative Arts in the NSW curriculum
  • LO2. Plan purposeful Creative Arts experiences for primary children and gain further skills and confidence to effectively teach these in the classroom, focusing on key processes, as outlined in the NSW Creative Arts K-6 Syllabus
  • LO3. Extend knowledge and expertise about the nature and scope of quality Visual Arts, Music, Dance and Drama experiences in the classroom in facilitating deep learning across the curriculum
  • LO4. Build understanding of the concepts of ‘critical literacy’ and ‘visual literacy’ and how the Creative Arts facilitate their development.
  • LO5. Further develop knowledge about how the Creative Arts acknowledges the importance of different perspectives and learning styles.
  • LO6. Develop knowledge about how imaginative and creative processes inform pedagogy and teacher identity
  • LO7. Further develop deep knowledge about how about how the 4 C’s - creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking - inform Creative Arts learning and practice.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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