Courses & Units

Foundations of Arts Education EMT552

Hobart

Note:

Post Graduate students only

Introduction

This unit will introduce you to key theories and research praxis in the field of arts education.  Beginning with an exploration of the philosophical underpinnings of the role and value of the arts in society, you will examine the research evidence of the impact of quality arts education on academic, personal and social learning.  You will investigate key education issues in at least two arts education disciplines (i.e. dance, drama, music, media arts or visual arts) and become familiar with current discourses and debates as articulated in key Australian and international arts education journals.  By the end of the unit, you will have developed an understanding of the foundations of this field and familiarity with contemporary approaches to scholarship in arts curriculum, pedagogy, and interdisciplinary critical studies.

Summary

Unit name Foundations of Arts Education
Unit code EMT552
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Education
Discipline School of Education
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr Sarah Jane Moore

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* 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.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,903.00 070105

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully online, with weekly readings and activities

Assessment

AT1: Portfolio Items A,B and C (60%); AT2: Essay (40%)

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Textbooks

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