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EDM8006 Curriculum and Pedagogical Studies 2: Arts & Technologies

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 May 2022

Requisites

Pre-requisite: EDM5001

Overview

The Arts and Technologies encompass diverse aspects of human culture that involve creativity, innovation and design thinking. Preservice teachers need to be familiar with the range of sub-disciplines within each of these learning areas and to be able to plan, implement, assess and evaluate learning across those sub-disciplines. Preservice teachers require exposure and familiarity with the essential knowledge and skills of both the Arts and Technologies learning areas and to characteristic and innovative approaches to learning and teaching. Engagement with these learning areas will empower preservice teachers to develop deeper understanding of the importance of a holistic perspective in education and enrich learning and teaching interactions in the P-6 classroom context.

The course focuses on the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary for educators to plan for and implement learning in The Arts and Technologies curriculum areas. Preservice teachers will develop knowledge of the structure and content of the relevant curriculum documents and an understanding of effective pedagogies and instructional strategies including communication technologies. They will explore approaches to creating supportive and well-scaffolded learning environments through the use of design and digital technologies capable of meeting the needs of diverse learners in The Arts and Technologies. Preservice teachers will be required to improve their own professional practice and development through engagement with professional teaching networks and the broader community. Preservice teachers will develop an appreciation for the arts and technologies and a repertoire of strategies to evaluate the quality of related resources and products.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Semester 3, 2022 Online
Date printed 24 May 2022