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Undergraduate | CUR-EDC153 | 2024

Performing Arts for Educators

Previously CUR-EDC161

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Understand the value of dance, drama and music in society alongside children’s developmental growth. Inquiry-based and praxis-led learning will encourage your creative thinking, self-expression, meaning-making and ability to convey ideas. 

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Study method
100% online
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Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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Performing Arts for Educators

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate understanding of The Arts as cultural enterprises in terms of their significance and role in life, society and education with particular consideration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts practices
    2. apply the principles of authentic arts learning through experiential learning in dance, drama and music education where the emphasis is on creative thinking, self-expression, meaning-making and communication of ideas by diverse learners
    3. demonstrate a foundation of arts literacy competency for teaching through a personal investment in performing-arts making and responding activities
    4. appraise the nature of learning in the Arts and the significance of this learning for diverse learners in the educational context
    5. develop presentation and communication skills through dance, drama and music to become a confident and effective performer and communicator.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-EDC161 (Not currently available)

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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Student feedback

9 student respondents between 7 Dec - 11 Dec 2022.

88%of students felt the study load was manageable

100%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

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