Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 x 2hr workshops per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission to the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) or Master of Teaching (Early Years)
|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 Overview, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorMs Jennifer Stevens-Ballenger
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject engages teacher candidates in extended practical and theoretical studies based on learning about and through visual arts, drama, movement and music in early childhood. Topics focus on how to design, implement and evaluate an arts-centred unit of work suitable for young children, informed by theoretical knowledge of project-based learning, arts-centred pedagogies and how the arts support integrated curriculum. Teacher candidates engage in their own arts processes and reflect critically and creatively on these using a range of technologies that will extend their knowledge of creative media and techniques appropriate for young children. Practice-led workshops provide opportunities for individual and collaborative projects to illustrate how teacher candidates engage, guide, scaffold and assess children’s creative expression in an arts-centred curriculum.
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
There are two items of assessment:
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.
EDUC 90563: Creative and Expressive Child Reading Booklet
Wright, S. (Eds). (2011). Children, Meaning-Making and the Arts. (2 nd ed). NSW: Pearson.
|Breadth Options:|| |
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 be able to:
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) |
Master of Teaching (Early Years)
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