Courses & Units

Arts Education: Music & Visual Arts ESH130

Launceston, Cradle Coast



In this unit you will be introduced to Music and the Visual Arts as key areas of the Early Years Learning Framework and the Australian Curriculum: The Arts. You will become familiar with the research that supports the practice of the Arts in education, with the elements, principles and processes of Music and Visual Arts, and you will apply these to Early Childhood and Primary contexts and curriculum. You will connect Music and Visual Arts learning with cross curricular learning opportunities and plan, teach and reflect upon a short, cross curricular teaching episode.


Unit name Arts Education: Music & Visual Arts
Unit code ESH130
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education

Dr Bill Baker

Teaching staff

LA - Dr Bill Baker,  LA - Abbey MacDonald

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

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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 2019.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,108.00 070199

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Teaching Pattern

On-Campus students: Music and Visual Art: Lecture Week 1

Visual Art: 1 x 2hr Workshop per week (Weeks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12)

Music: 1 x 2hr Workshop per week (Weeks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12)

Online students: Weekly online engagement, readings and learning activities


Quiz (20%), Discussion Group Activity Module 1 (25%), Musical Reflection, Visual Response & Discussion Group Activity Module 2 (25%), Micro-Teaching & Discussion Group Activity Module 3 (30%)

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