Improving Literacy through the Arts (EDMT6011)


This unit of study encourages students to develop innovative strategies for utilising the Arts specifically drama and visual arts to improve literacy and English outcomes in primary age children. While the unit focuses on the value of Arts learning, it also stresses that teaching in, across and through the Arts must be done with integrity.

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Further unit of study information


1x3-hr workshop/wk for 4wks


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

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

48 credit points of Master of Teaching units including EDMT5530

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