EDAR504 Creative Arts Curriculum
This unit is designed to provide students with an introduction to the field of the Creative Arts in education. Introductory experiences in the areas of Visual Arts, Music, Dance, Drama develop students' foundational knowledge and understandings of the distinctive nature of subject disciplines. Students will develop a critical appreciation of the unique contributions the arts make to society and how these contributions can be engaged with and interpreted in the primary school classroom. Pedagogical principles, theoretical components and practice within Music, Visual Arts, Drama and Dance are examined and applied in the design and implementation of classroom practices in school settings.