This unit focuses on multiple facets of the overall professional practice of secondary Arts teachers. It will explore and build on the knowledge and experience you gained in the successful completion of EMT552 and will enable you to critically examine current innovations, theories, practices and pedagogy in an inclusive Arts curriculum specific to your identified Arts area. This unit aims to support you in the development of a philosophy of Arts teaching that demonstrates a consistency of approach across pedagogy, curriculum and assessment. There is a strong emphasis on the practical aspect of curriculum design, authentic assessment and the linking of theory to practice.
The unit is taught in a modular structure that will allow to you to focus exclusively on your main secondary teaching area - either drama, music, media or visual arts for the majority of the semester. Please note that if you are enrolled in the Comprehensive Arts Specialisation, you will complete the pedagogy module of your second Arts teaching area embedded within the unit EMT653 Partnerships in Arts Education
|Unit name||Arts Pedagogy|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Abbey MacDonald|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- review, analyse and synthesise research and resources relevant to the ways in which students learn in the arts.
- apply content knowledge of arts teaching and learning processes to authentic contexts.
- identify, design for and evaluate quality teaching and learning sequences for arts education.
- articulate ways in which to apply arts education strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners.
- incorporate into teaching practice the qualities and skills of a reflective and creative arts education practitioner.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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|Assessment||Log/Workbook (40%)|Plan (30%)|Plan (30%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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