Course

Curriculum


Course code 65104

This course introduces the performing and visual arts as curriculum including the place of literature, oratory, and storytelling in early literacy and bi-literacy learning.

A range of theoretical perspectives, teaching strategies, pedagogies and content knowledge are examined to support children’s creativity across of a range of curriculum areas. 

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 5  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 5 Feb 2019 to start 18 Feb 2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 24 Jun 2019 to start 8 Jul 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 & 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $830 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Define a range of curriculum approaches that promote the Arts as integrated curriculum, including Māori and Pasifika perspectives
  • Examine the place of literature, oratory, and storytelling in early literacy and bi-literacy learning
  • Identify and discuss a range of theoretical perspectives and pedagogies to explain how children make meaning of their world through the visual arts and cultural symbols
  • Identify and discuss a range of theoretical perspectives and pedagogies, content knowledge and teaching strategies to support children’s learning in the performing arts, including music and movement
  • Develop a pedagogical approach to foster young children’s creativity across a range of curriculum areas.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.