Creative Arts K-6 (EDMT5530)


This unit comprises four Creative Arts components: Drama, Visual Arts, Music and Dance. It combines both theoretical and practical/studio work across a range of art forms appropriate for K - 6 classrooms. The unit provides students with an understanding of the importance of the Artsboth as powerful learning and teaching strategies across the primary curriculum and as creative arts in their own right.Given the experiential nature of this unit, attendance at both lectures and workshops is mandatory.

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Further unit of study information


9x1-hr lectures, 1x2-hr workshop/wk for 8 wks, 1x1-hr studio/wk for 8 wks


reflective scrapbook (40%) and unit of work or rationale via an artform (60%)


Gibson, R. & Ewing, R. (2011). Transforming the curriculum through the arts, Camberwell, VIC: Palgrave Macmillan. Ewing, R. & Simons, J. (2004). Beyond the script: Take two. Newtown, NSW: PETA.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


12 credit points including EDMT5676

Study this unit outside a degree

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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.