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Unit: Curriculum, Pedagogy and Practice 2 (Creative and Performing Arts) (8847)

Level: 3Credit Points: 3Contribution Band: 4, 1, 4, 4, 1
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Availability in 2012: Not offered (Also available in: 2013, 2014, 2015)

    Class Contact

    Up to 20 hours per semester plus Professional Experience.


    This unit provides a basis for professional decision-making in classroom practice in the nominated curriculum area teaching years 7-12. The focus of the minimum 15 days of supervised professional experience is to further develop teacher knowledge, skills and attitudes through immersion in the school setting with a particular focus on creating and maintaining a supportive and safe learning environment and implementing effective teaching and learning practices.

    This unit may be co-taught with Secondary Teaching Studies G2 in the nominated teaching area. 


    Completion of 24 credit points  and 8838 Curriculum Pedagogy and Practice 1 (Creative and Performing Arts).

    Assumed knowledge:Minimum of 2 content units in the KLA related to the STS 2 discipline being studied.

    Restrictions: This unit is not open to students who have passed any other Curriculum Pedagogy and Practice 2 unit.


    Enrolment in a Teaching course.

    Learning Outcomes

    On completion of this unit students will be able to:
    1. demonstrate the capacity to organise classroom activities and provide clear directions;
    2. demonstrate knowledge of practical approaches to manage challenging behaviour;
    3. demonstrate an understanding of the relevant issues and strategies available to support the safe, responsible and ethical use of ICT in learning;
    4. apply a range of teaching strategies;
    5. apply a range of verbal and non-verbal communication strategies to support student engagement;
    6. demonstrate the capacity to implement teaching strategies for using ICT to expand curriculum learning opportunities for students.

    Referenced Courses

    • 433AC Bachelor of Education in Secondary Teaching (Music)
    • 111JA Bachelor of Education/Bachelor of Arts

    Unit Level Key:

    • 1 - Offered in first year of course curriculum
    • 2 - Offered in second year of course curriculum
    • 3 - Offered in third year of course curriculum
    • 4 - Offered in fourth year of course curriculum
    • 5 - Offered in fifth year of course curriculum
    • G - Offered in graduate course curriculums
    • PG - Offered in postgraduate course curriculums
    • R - Offered in research course curriculums
    • H - Offered in honours course curriculums

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