Arts Education (2021)
This subject comprises the study of Dance, Drama, Music-Sound Arts and Visual Arts in a range of educational and community settings.
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Prescriptions for the MEd
To complete the Master of Education in Arts Education, students must complete 180 points at 500 level, including at least 60 points from 500 level papers in the Arts Education subject; one of the following Research Methods papers EDUCA500, EDUCA557, or MAOED500; and one of a Directed Study equivalent to 30 points, a Dissertation equivalent to 60 points, or a Thesis equivalent to 90 or 120 points.
Students will normally be expected to focus their independent research on a topic related to Arts Education.
Optional papers will be selected from the papers listed in the MEd subjects, the MEdLeadership, or 30 points may be selected from outside the field of the degree.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location DANCE101 Dance, Movement and Culture 15.0 21B (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 15.0 No occurrences This paper aims to develop students' strength in learning and teaching selected arts disciplines in school and community settings.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location EDART201 Dance In Educational Contexts 15.0 21G (Hamilton) 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 15.0 21A (Block) 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. EDART203 Music in Educational Contexts 15.0 21G (Tauranga) This paper explores music education enabling students to further develop their musical skills and knowledge in the context of school and community music education. EDART204 Drama in Educational Contexts 15.0 21H (Block - Tauranga) This paper will introduce students to the key concepts of drama and contribute to the development of specialist skills and dispositions required when working with drama as a pedagogy or for performance. MAORI261 He Taonga Tuku Iho: Evolving Māori and Pacific Art 15.0 No occurrences This paper examines the artistic traditions and contemporary expressions of Maori and Pacific peoples and the relevance of those traditions today.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location DANCE301 Performing Dance 15.0 21A (Hamilton) This paper offers an advanced study of choreography for performance, focussing on solo choreography, critical reflections on embodiment, gender and culture in dance, and a final public performance production.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location EDART501 Contemporary Issues in Arts Education 30.0 21H (Block) In this paper, students will engage with a range of contemporary local and global issues impacting Arts education, culminating in a critical, in-depth examination of one issue and its implications for teaching and learning. EDART502 Critical Approaches in Applied Arts Education 30.0 No occurrences This paper focuses on the ways in which Arts practitioners and educators can critically interrogate the place of the Arts practice as both a responsibility and opportunity in specific applied contexts. EDUCA500 Culturally Responsive Methodologies incorporating kaupapa Māori and Critical Theories 30.0 21B (Block - Tauranga) Culturally Responsive Methodologies utilise kaupapa Maori and critical theoretical frameworks to develop contexts within which the researched community can define the terms for engaging, relating and co-creating new knowledge. EDUCA557 Research Methods 30.0 21A (Online), 21B (Online) & 21H (Block) This paper introduces students to the major educational research paradigms, methodologies appropriate to collecting data in schools (including interviews, observations, surveys, case studies), action research, literature reviews, critiquing research, and report writing. It includes consideration of ethical issues in research. EDUCA590 Directed Study 30.0 21I (Hamilton) & 21I (Online) Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff. EDUCA592 Dissertation 60.0 21I (Hamilton), 21X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga) A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation. EDUCA593 Education Thesis 90.0 21X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga) An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research. EDUCA594 Education Thesis 120.0 21X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga) An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research. MAOED500 Rangahau Kaupapa Māori - Kaupapa Māori Research 30.0 21X (Hamilton) This paper seeks to explore Kaupapa Maori research theory and methodologies, developing more informed and culturally located and responsive research practice, with a particular focus on researching in Maori educational contexts.
2021 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 9 July 2021 3:44pm