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Launceston, Cradle Coast


In this unit you will learn about Music and the Visual Arts as key areas of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the Australian Curriculum: The Arts. You will become familiar with the research that supports the practice of the Arts in education and apply this to your planning, teaching and reflection. You will experiment with, reflect on and apply the elements of Music and Visual Arts to Early Childhood and Primary contexts and to key Australian curriculum documents. As a culminating performance of your learning you will plan, teach and reflect on a short Music or Visual Arts teaching session.

Summary 2021

Unit name Arts Education: Music & Visual Arts
Unit code EPR130
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate, experiment with and reflect on the elements of Music and Visual Arts.
  2. Apply and reflect on Arts learning in the curriculum and in Early Childhood or Primary education.
  3. Recall and relate research in Arts education to primary or early childhood education.
  4. Communicate using Arts language with due attention to spelling, grammar, punctuation and referencing of sources (APA 6th).
  5. Apply your knowledge and skills in Arts education to teach a short lesson in Musical or Visual Arts education.




Task 1:Textbook Chapter Quiz (10%)

Task 2: Completion of Music and Visual Arts Activities and Reflection, evidence plus 700 words (20%)

Task 3: Musical Reflection, Visual Response & Discussion Group Activity, evidence plus 800 words (30%)

Task 4:Micro-Teaching Session, Planning, Video & Reflection (40%)

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