EDUC5445 Art Curriculum I
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit uses the Curriculum Framework and a range of school-related resources to enable students to develop the knowledge and competencies needed to design lesson plans, create learning programs and develop appropriate assessment techniques for Visual Arts.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate an awareness of the developmental needs and interests of adolescent learners in art; (2) demonstrate an awareness of relationships between theories, policies and practices through critical reflection; (3) display knowledge of contemporary curriculum structures and their relationship to current practices, policies and theories in education; (4) display sound specialist content knowledge; (5) plan and evaluate student-centred instructional sequences (lesson plans and programs) for effective and engaging learning; (6) outline the importance of addressing issues of literacy and numeracy within the delivery of the visual arts curriculum; (7) develop skills and competencies required by classroom teachers, including the selection and use of a range of educational technologies; (8) implement relevant curriculum documents to plan, implement and assess learning programs which support the principles of the current visual art curriculum; (9) display an awareness of diverse student learning needs through the planning of differentiated learning and the selection of differentiated resources; (10) display an awareness of the issues regarding movement within the classroom and the safe distribution and use of materials specific to the visual arts; (11) communicate effectively and professionally (in writing, orally and non-verbally) with peers, University staff and other professionals; (12) display high standards of professional conduct, including appropriate self-management when engaging with peers, school and University staff and other professionals; (13) reflect on and evaluate personal and professional development in order to promote continual learning; and (14) demonstrate research and information and communication technology (ICT) skills.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) Iona mentor program; (2) lesson planning; and (3) a 10-week learning program. Further information is available in the unit outline.
To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite requirements(s) or a mark of 50 per cent or greater, whichever is higher and specified in the unit outline, for the Iona mentor program, lesson planning, and a 10-week learning program components.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Erin Knight
- Unit rules
- Advisable prior study:
- an acceptable degree, usually a Bachelor of Arts, with at least four units in art, visual arts
art history, and at least two units at level 2
- Contact hours
- 30 hours
- Unit Outline
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.