Undergraduate | CUR-EDS310 | 2023
Curriculum and Instruction Senior Secondary: The Arts
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Prepare for your career teaching the arts to secondary school students. You’ll cover curriculum planning, teaching strategies and reporting. Consider how you might approach individual student needs in your area of expertise.
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 13 weeks
- 29 May 2023,
- 27 Nov 2023
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- employ discipline knowledge, principles and concepts to evaluate and refine teaching programs to enhance student learning in Senior Secondary Arts
- analyse assessment data to provide feedback and inform learning and teaching in Senior Secondary Arts
- examine robust practices for the recording and reporting of student achievement in Senior Secondary Arts to educational stakeholders
- draw on contemporary research-based knowledge, evidence-based practices and understanding of Senior Secondary Arts curriculum to create learning plans to meet diverse needs of students
- develop assessment strategies to monitor, measure and make consistent and comparable judgements of student learning in Senior Secondary Arts.
- Children at the Centre – What typically developing adolescents bring to their Senior Secondary Arts education
- Inclusion, Differentiation, Disability Legislation
- Inclusive Arts Education
- Introduction to Senior School Arts Courses
- Differentiating Arts Making
- Differentiating Arts Responding
- School-based Assessment in Years 11 and 12
- External Assessment in Years 11 and 12
- Audience Engagement
- Vocational Education and Training
- Reconciling the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) standards against inclusion outcomes
- Consolidating your Professional Arts Education Profile
This subject is designed to prepare pre-service teachers to teach the Senior Secondary Arts curriculum. The focus of the subject is on curriculum planning, teaching strategies, assessment, reporting, the demonstration of positive impact on student learning and research relating to Senior Secondary Arts. The subject examines moderation, the provision of feedback and responding to individual student needs.
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- Essay (50%)
- Portfolio (50%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- CUR-SAR-DEG-2023 - Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education) (The Arts - Visual Arts)
- CUR-FAST-DEG-2023 - Fast track your Curtin on campus study
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
- CUR-EDS155-Curriculum and Instruction Lower Secondary: The Arts
CUR-EDS111 (Not currently available)
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).
No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees