PRIMARY ART AND CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT

EDU5ACE

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Museums and galleries are cultural organisations which have ongoing and deep relationships with education.They provide rich learning experiences to extend classroom learning as well as outside the classroom. At these sites we are invited to connect to history and ideas that stimulate curiosity through objects, collections and exhibitions. This subject focuses on understanding how museums and galleries and their education programs stimulate learning opportunities for primary students and support ongoing professional development for teachers. Exploration is made into the reasons for engaging with galleries and museums and how they can influence learning while investigating the complexities of access to resources that support discipline areas and integrated curriculum practices. By looking at object based pedagogy to support arts this subject focuses on broadening how learning can be stimulated and how it can be taken back to the classroom while increasing familiarity with National Gallery of Victoria, the Melbourne and Immigration Museums as well as other national cultural organisations.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSimon O'Mallon

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in the following course in order to undertake this subject: Master of Teaching Primary (EMTCP, EMTCPB and EMTCPW), Master of Teaching (EMTP), Masters of Teaching Secondary (EMTCS, EMTCSB, EMTCSW)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTBARecommendedNANA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Interact with museums and galleries in the capacity as a teacher while reflecting upon how their practice impacts learning

Activities:
Introduction to cultural studies

02. Work outside of the classroom to engage student learning.

Activities:
Role of educators in museums and galleries

03. Access resources both onsite and digital to build professional strategies and pedagogy.

Activities:
Becoming familiar with online resources of museums and galleries

04. Modify integration and inquiry models of curriculum to address learning outcomes connected to areas of arts, and other areas such as, literacy, numeracy, science, humanities and technology influenced by current curriculum documents.

Activities:
Inquiry curriculum and resources that can be accessed across sites to support Australian Curriculum

05. Compare multimodal literacies in the context of a museum and gallery to examine the relationship between objects, exhibitions and reading the stories while making connections and interpretations.

Activities:
Site visits to National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum and Scienceworks (equivalence to online tours of museums and galleries)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Alterator

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 31 - 43
Two 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus directed online learning activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Exploring Identity Essay 2000 Words40 02, 04, 05
Resource Development 4500 wordsThis assessment will be scaffolded through sequenced learning activities.60 01, 03

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Alterator

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 31 - 43
Two 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus directed online learning activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Exploring Identity Essay 2000 Words40 02, 04, 05
Resource Development 4500 wordsThis assessment will be scaffolded through sequenced learning activities.60 01, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Alterator

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 33 - 33
Two 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Exploring Identity Essay 2000 Words40 02, 04, 05
Resource Development 4500 wordsThis assessment will be scaffolded through sequenced learning activities.60 01, 03