Arts Education (2018)
Arts Education comprises the study of Dance, Drama, Music-Sound Arts and Visual Arts in a range of educational and community settings. The Arts are an essential part of living. Engaging in the arts offers significant intrinsic societal value, enhances academic outcomes and contributes to overall quality of life. Students in Arts Education papers will gain specific discipline knowledge and a broader understanding of the Arts in educational settings through hands-on learning opportunities that nurture curiosity and creativity.
The postgraduate Masters in Education (Arts Education) programme extends upon this knowledge and deepens theoretical understandings. Students graduating with significant study in the area of Arts education are well positioned to take leadership roles within schools ensuring creative and meaningful learning in the future.
Papers with the subject code EDART may be taken by any student, with the approval of the appropriate Dean.
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Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location DANCE101 Dance, Movement and Culture 18B (Hamilton) This paper provides practical experience with different forms of dance, an introduction to choreography, and a critical examination of how dance is influenced by societal and cultural issues. EDART100 Engaging with Arts Education in the Community 18A (Block) This paper aims to develop students' strength in learning and teaching selected arts disciplines in school and community settings.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location EDART201 Dance In Educational Contexts 18S (Tauranga) The paper explores dance education through exposure to a range of dance skills, knowledge and teaching strategies. It embraces current dance practices through practical experiences and guided inquiry. EDART202 Visual Art in Educational Contexts 18T (Hamilton) The paper explores a chosen art process through exposure to art skills and visual research strategies. It embraces current art education practices through art experiences and guided inquiry. MAORI261 He Taonga Tuku Iho: Evolving MÄori and Pacific Art 18B (Hamilton) This paper examines the artistic traditions and contemporary expressions of Maori and Pacific peoples and the relevance of those traditions today. TEAL228 Learning and Teaching the Arts 2 18A (Hamilton) This paper will give students the opportunity to study in two of the four arts disciplines of dance, drama, music and visual arts. It continues the study of Arts education in the primary school with an emphasis on planning and implementing the programmes that reflect modern practice and the aims of the Arts curriculum.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location SPLS308 Performing Dance 18A (Hamilton) An advanced study of choreography and production that culminates in a formal public dance performance.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ALED510 Contemporary Themes in Arts Education 18B (Block) This paper gives participants a deep, critical understanding of a range of key, contemporary Arts Education issues especially as these are reflected in the current research literature and invites them to adopt a number of ways of investigating these issues independently. ALED515 Drama as Pedagogy: The Mantle of the Expert 18S (Hamilton) This paper gives students, including practicing teachers with a specialism in drama education, the opportunity to research, critique and plan programmes for learners using the drama-based inquiry learning system 'Mantle of the Expert'. ALED551 Special Topic 18B (Block) Further study and investigation into a selected area within Arts or Language/Literacy Education.
2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 20 March 2020 8:55am