Post Graduate students only
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.
|Unit name||Foundations of Arts Education|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
Please check that your computer meets the minimum System Requirements if you are attending via Distance/Off-Campus.
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.
|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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||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.
Fully online, with weekly readings and activities
AT1: Portfolio Items A,B and C (60%); AT2: Essay (40%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Co-op Bookshop links
The University reserves the right to amend or remove courses and unit availabilities, as appropriate.