- Unit Introduction/Assessments; WA Curriculum overview/Arts learning area; general capabilities; cross curriculum priorities
- Framing the arts teacher identity; lesson planning; microteaching preparation/demonstration
- Cognition in the Arts; mapping the learning journey across phases of schooling
- Evolving concepts of good teaching; programming principles: discrete disciplinary, transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches
- WA National Curriculum (Arts): arts making thread/strands; visual arts, media arts, drama mapping to previous arts outcomes/aspects (art ideas; art skills); visual diaries/journals
- WA National Curriculum (Arts): arts responding thread/strands; visual arts, media arts, drama mapping to arts outcome/aspects (arts responses; arts in society); critical response frameworks
- Devising task briefs, Part A: writing conventions; discipline specific considerations
- Devising task briefs, Part B: writing conventions; discipline specific considerations
- Assessment principles; assessment criteria
- Assessment processes; writing rubrics; marking keys
- Making judgements; source of evidence; moderation
- Making judgements; sources of evidence; grade allocations; unit review
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Embedded Multimedia
- Audio-Video streaming
- Online Assessment
- Resources and Links
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this unit, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s); or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as EDS111 Curriculum and Instruction Lower Secondary: The Arts.
This subject is designed to prepare pre-service teachers to teach The Arts curriculum in Lower Secondary school. The subject will focus on curriculum planning, teaching strategies, evaluation, resources, the demonstration of positive impact on student learning and research relating to The Arts in Lower Secondary Teaching and learning practices to support and challenge a diverse student cohort are explored.
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- Essay (50%)
- Portfolio (50%)
Bachelor of Education Secondary Education
- Core Education Subjects - Unrestricted
- Major in The Arts (Visual Arts) Education
- Major in English Education
- Major in Humanities and Social Sciences Education