As the introductory unit of the secondary Arts education specialisation, this unit focuses on exploring the role of the Arts educator, developing skills in reflective practice in Arts education, and
creating an individualised pathway towards your professional practice. The unit will involve interactive online learning activities with peers, and engagement with the work of Arts education
specialists in schools. You will investigate the role of the Arts educator through the lens of critically reflective practice. Commencing with your entry level skills and knowledge, and with reference to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and the Australian Curriculum: The Arts, you will highlight areas for focus and articulate a plan to develop these, expanding your skills and knowledge across two disciplines. By the end of this unit, you will have developed: an introductory understanding of the role of the Arts educator, an understanding of critically reflective practice in Arts education, explicit understanding of your own skills and knowledge in two discipline
areas, and a clear pathway for your ongoing professional learning.
|Unit name||The Arts Educator: Pathways to Professional Practice|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
Faculty of Education
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $1,969.00||070105|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
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Fully online, with weekly readings and activities
Task 1: Interview and critical reflection (50%). Task 2: Pathway planning (50%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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