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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5144

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
150380

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 6)

Course aim

To study relevant contemporary theory and practices in arts education for secondary schooling, including reference to a range of approaches for diversity and inclusion.

Course content

Students will consider approaches to effective practices in arts education with consideration of the diverse needs of learners. Students will take topics including the arts as cultural education, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives; deconstructing the ‘deficit’ model, and working with differently abled learners. Students will deepen their understanding of arts pedagogies through detailed investigation of appropriate arts approaches, with reference to professional arts practices from across a range of cultures and/or created by differently abled artists. Students will undertake practical work demonstrating skills in relation to the Australian Curriculum, SACE curriculum and AITSL Professional Standards.

Textbook(s)

Dinham, J 2017, Delivering authentic arts education, 3rd edition, Cengage Learning, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EDUC 5143 Foundations for Specialist Arts Educators

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 4 hours x 5 weeks
Online (Online activities) 2 hours x 8 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Online (Online workshop) 4 hours x 5 weeks
Online (Online activities) 2 hours x 8 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Resource & Planning Project (ePortfolio) 2250 words 60% N/A
Practical examination N/A 40% 4 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Resource & Planning Project (ePortfolio) 2250 words 60% N/A
Practical examination N/A 40% 4 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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