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EDF4898

Faculty of Education

Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedClayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Chris Peers

Notes

This unit is Part B of a two-part unit and must be taken in conjunction with Part A (EDF4897).

Synopsis

This unit builds on coursework undertaken in EDF4897 Visual art and design education in the secondary years 2A. It enables pre-service visual art and design teachers to build skills in curriculum design through teaching studio-based practice. It explores a range of issues with respect to classroom pedagogy in the visual arts that are specific to aesthetic education, including a discussion of the interdisciplinary relationships between artists, designers and teachers, and their impact for conceptions of student experience.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. understand relevant structural issues to curriculum evaluation in visual art and design
  2. critically determine and select appropriate assessment mechanisms in visual art and design
  3. consider conceptual problems relevant to the challenge of aesthetic education
  4. identify important pedagogical and aesthetic issues in visual art and design educational theory
  5. apply critical theoretical and conceptual issues to specific examples of visual art and design curriculum practice.

Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Reflective task (2000 words or equivalent, 50%)
Assessment Task 2: Research task (2000 words or equivalent, 50%)

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

Average per week of 2 - 3 hours contact plus approximately 15 hours in self-directed study

Prerequisites

EDF4897 Visual art and design education in the secondary years 2A or EDF4110 Arts education

Co-requisites

EDF4896 Visual art and design education in the secondary years 1B

Prohibitions

EDF4426 Visual art education 2