Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:February, 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 Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Robert Brown
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:
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all tutorials, seminars and workshops.
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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