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. Given the experiential nature of this unit, attendance at both lectures and workshops is mandatory.
1x1-hr lecture/wk, 1x2-hr workshop/wk for 12 weeks
Arts learning experiences assignment (60%) and reflective scrapbook (40%)
Gibson, R. and Ewing, R. (2011). Transforming the curriculum through the arts. Camberwell, VIC: Palgrave Macmillan. Ewing, R. (2010). The arts and Australian education: Realising potential. Camberwell, VIC: ACER. Ewing, R. and Simons, J. (2004). Beyond the script: Take two. Newtown, NSW: PETA.
18 credit points including EDUP1002 & EDUP1005 or EDUP1004