Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission to the Master of Teaching (Primary)
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Marnee Watkins, Dr Richard Sallis
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject presents the arts as a key learning area in primary education. Teacher candidates study teaching strategies and developmental learning in relation to children's education in the arts, with a particular focus on drama, music and visual arts. Teacher candidates will engage in theoretical studies and practical drama, music and visual arts workshops to inform their understanding and knowledge of the teaching of the arts in primary schools. Teacher candidates will develop a thorough understanding of VELS and the application of the sub-strands: creating and making, and exploring and responding to primary arts curriculum. The subject will focus on the skills required to design, implement and evaluate drama, music and visual arts programs for the primary school. Teacher candidates will attend a professional performance on campus created for primary school students.
On completing this subject, teacher candidates will:
There will be four assessment tasks. Students must receive at least a pass (50%) in each of them to pass the subject overall.
The assessment tasks are:
Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.
Sinclair, C., Jeanneret, N. & O'Toole, J. (Eds.) (2012) Education in the Arts (Second edition). South Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
Master of Teaching (Primary) |
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