University of Technology Sydney

028248 Creative Arts 1: Visual Art

6cp; 3hpw x 9wks (on campus and online); availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Requisite(s): 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10350 Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 012220 Visual Arts Education

Primary Key Learning Area


Drawing on the NSW K-6 Visual Art syllabus, this subject provides a foundation for student teachers to develop the knowledge and creative skills to program and teach Visual Art at a primary level. The subject also emphasizes the value of teaching art and builds student-teacher confidence to do so. Students attend weekly studio workshops to learn and practice creative skills in a range of art mediums. Parallel to this, the subject builds knowledge by canvasing the work of prominent artists and art movements in the fields of art history and contemporary art. It introduces to key concepts in appreciation and critical analysis of art. Throughout the subject, students apply their learning in the creation of primary art programs, discussions and engaging practical sessions. Student teachers are encouraged to reflect on their own learning about, and teaching of, the NSW K–6 Creative Arts: Visual Art syllabus.

Typical availability

Spring D session, City campus

The subject is usually offered in these sessions. To confirm availability check the UTS Timetable Planner.

Detailed subject description.

Access conditions

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