Arts and Design Technology in Primary School

EDU70006 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One semester

Contact hours

  • On-campus: 24 hours Face to face Swinburne online – Fully online

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1 Teaching Period 3

Dates:
8 Mar 21 - 6 Jun 21

Results:
29 Jun 21

Last self enrolment:
21 Mar 21

Census:
2 Apr 21

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Apr 21

Dates:
8 Nov 21 - 13 Feb 22

Results:
8 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
21 Nov 21

Census:
3 Dec 21

Last withdraw without fail:
31 Dec 21


Aims and objectives

The focus of this unit is on preparing pre-service teachers to plan, teach and assess within Arts (dance, drama, media, music and visual arts) and Design and Technologies within a primary context. In this unit pre-service teachers will gain knowledge of the principles, practices concepts and curriculum content. This unit explores ways to support and encourage children’s creativity and includes an appreciation and understanding of the contribution of the arts and design in the lives of children.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Critically analyse the importance of creativity within the learning areas of Arts (dance, drama, media, music and visual arts) and Design and Technologies within the Primary curriculum.
2. Communicate an understanding of key concepts and curriculum content within the learning areas of the Arts (dance, drama, media, music and visual arts) and Design Technologies.
3. Analyse and evaluate contemporary pedagogical approaches in teaching, learning and assessment of the Arts (dance, drama, media, music and visual arts) and Design technologies including the use of ICT.
4. Generate and analyse Design and Technologies/ Arts (dance, drama, media, music and visual arts) learning experiences that address aims, objectives and content of relevant National and/or State and Territory curriculum documents.
5. Reflect critically on their values and beliefs about creative arts and design and technologies education, in primary education settings including an appreciation of ethical and cultural considerations.
 

Courses with unit

MA-TEAPRI2 Master of Teaching (Primary)
MA-TEAPRI3 Master of Teaching (Primary)
MA-TEASC Master of Teaching (Secondary)