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Teaching Arts and HPE in Primary Schools (EDN227)

Organisational Unit School of Education
Credit Points 2
Availability MURDOCH: SP21-internal
Description This unit prepares students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Education (Primary) for teaching in the learning areas of the Arts and Health and Physical Education. The Arts and Health and Physical Education in the primary curriculum, together with their place in society. Theory and practice in each of the discipline areas will be explored as a way of inducting students into these educational fields.
Timetabled Learning Activities Workshops: all students are required to complete activities before the on campus intensive and attend the intensive on-campus teaching week during the Winter term. Final details of dates and times will be available on the unit information page, the School of Education web site and LMS.
Prerequisites Enrolment in a teacher education course [Graduate Diploma in Education (Primary)]; successful completion of EDN112/EDN1121 Understanding Teachers' Work or EDU101/EDU1011 Introduction to Teaching.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed EDU207 Primary Curriculum IIA (Arts, Technology, Health, PE) may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Notes All students are required to complete practical Arts and Physical Education activities. All students are required to attend the on-campus intensive from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm each day from Monday 6th to Friday 10th July 2015.
Previously 2013: EDN227
2013: 'Teaching Arts and HPE in Primary Schools'
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