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Teaching the Arts

Postgraduate | MAQ-EDSX8209 | 2024

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Enrol by
14 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
22 July 2024

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Teaching the Arts

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to

    1. Critically analyse and develop an appreciation of the expert body of knowledge skills and understandings in each of the four art form areas.
    2. Analyse and apply knowledge of research-based pedagogies associated with the learning and teaching of The Arts in Early Childhood and K-6 settings.
    3. Apply skills and technical understanding of The Arts in the making of their own creative works.
    4. Critically reflect on materials, resources and repertoire that underpin creative arts learning within the context of cultural traditions in each art form.
    5. Demonstrate specialist expertise in planning integrated creative arts learning/lesson sequences, aligned with curriculum outcomes for The Arts and other Key Learning Areas in Early Childhood and K-6 contexts.
    6. Synthesise unit content and research to formulate and articulate evidence-based personal and professional perspectives on the pivotal role of The Arts in education.

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:

one of


NCCW (2020 and onwards) ECHX8280 Creativity and the Arts: Contemporary Perspectives
Co-requisite : ECHX6030 or EDSX8200

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

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

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