Details for Creative Arts

This subject equips students with approaches, teaching methodologies and practical strategies to effectively teach Creative Arts (Drama, Dance, Media Arts, Music and Visual Arts). Students will also learn to develop their own creative capacities, as well as assessment tools appropriate to children in the primary school age group.


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: EDU521
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Daniel Thornton

Prerequisites

The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Creative Arts

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Curriculum Objective

This subject equips students with approaches, teaching methodologies and practical strategies to effectively teach Creative Arts (Drama, Dance, Media Arts, Music and Visual Arts). Students will also learn to develop their own creative capacities, as well as assessment tools appropriate to children in the primary school age group.

Outcomes

  1. Identify in detail the administrative and communication elements;
  2. Critically appraise materials choices relative to student age and cultural and faith backgrounds in drama programming and planning;
  3. Construct a program which explains concepts, skills and techniques within each of the Creative Arts forms appropriate to the learning stages;
  4. Demonstrate advanced skills in teaching music, art, dance and drama;
  5. Develop and demonstrate criteria for critiquing music, art, dance and drama consistent with a Christian worldview.

Subject Content

  1. Dance
  2. Drama
  3. Media Arts
  4. Music
  5. Visual Arts

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face-to-Face
  • Intensive
  • Distance/ Global Online

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis College.

Assessment Methods

  1. Visual Arts – Unit of Work (30%)
  2. Program Planning – Musical (35%)
  3. Multimedia Production plus YouTube Post (25%)
  4. Forum Posts (10%)

Prescribed Text

  • References will include the most current curriculum requirements for schools.

Check with the instructor each semester before purchasing any prescribed texts or representative references