DRAMA SECONDARY CURRICULUM 1

EDU4DR1

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed to establish aknowledge and skill base for pre-service teachers in the areas of curriculum, pedagogy, planning, assessment and reporting in Drama Education for secondary students in the junior and middle years of secondary schooling (Years 7-10).The subject is designed to develop student's understanding of contemporary theory, concepts and skills in Drama as applied in the classroom context with aparticular focus on cross-curriculum priorities. Theoretical concepts, pedagogical principles and state and national curriculum structures within Drama are examined and applied in the evaluation, design and implementation of learning resources that are responsive to the needs of diverse learners.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJacolyn Weller

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in either of the following courses in order to undertake this subject: Masters of Teaching Secondary (EMTCS, EMTCSB, EMTCSW),Bachelor of Education Secondary (EBEDS, EBEDSB and EBEDSM), Master of Teaching (EMTP), Master of Teaching Secondary (EMTS), Master of Teaching Secondary (EMTSB), Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Arts Education (AZAAE), Bachelor of Science//Bachelor of Science Education (SZSSE), Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (AZATS), Bachelor of Science & Masters of Teaching Secondary (SZSTS), Bachelor of Teaching Secondary (EBTS), Bachelor of Education (EVEDB), Bachelor o f Education (RBEDM)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies of Drama, and an in-depth understanding of how students learn in Drama.

Activities:
In class discussions based on topics from set readings and lectures. These will form basis for pedagogical framework of students' curriculum application assessment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Critically analyse, plan, synthesise and implement a range of Drama learning and teaching activities and sequences for junior students (Years 7-10). These include a variety of pedagogical approaches and resources (including safe and ethical pedagogy and use of resources including ICT) appropriate to state and national curricula.

Activities:
Case study analysis based on theories raised in readings and class topics. Students will form their own pedagogical style drawing from their comparisons these differing styles
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Describe, design and evaluate a unit of work involving a variety of teaching strategies that cater for individual differences in student learning across the full range of abilities, integrate literacy and numeracy, integrate general capabilities and cross curriculum priorities in Drama Education.

Activities:
Students will be exposed to a variety of methods on how to integrate literacy, numeracy and other general capabilities in lectures and will discuss these in class to enable them to confidently apply these methods.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Examine the relationships between assessment, feedback and reporting, learning task design, student engagement and understanding in Drama. Apply these relationships to the development and modification of curriculum documents.

Activities:
Prescribed readings that will be discussed in more detail in class and will be integral part of assessments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacolyn Weller

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Lecture/Workshop Week: 12 - 12
One 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Curriculum Application (1000 words equivalent)25 01, 02, 04
Lesson planning and sequencing learning based on curriculum plan (2500 words equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04
Report: Critical consideration of digital and physical resources (1000 words equivalent)25 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacolyn Weller

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Lecture/Workshop Week: 12 - 12
One 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Curriculum Application (1000 words equivalent)25 01, 02, 04
Lesson planning and sequencing learning based on curriculum plan (2500 words equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04
Report: Critical consideration of digital and physical resources (1000 words equivalent)25 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacolyn Weller

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Lecture/Workshop Week: 12 - 12
One 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Curriculum Application (1000 words equivalent)25 01, 02, 04
Lesson planning and sequencing learning based on curriculum plan (2500 words equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04
Report: Critical consideration of digital and physical resources (1000 words equivalent)25 01, 02, 03