Undergraduate Course: Curriculum and Pedagogy 2d: Expressive Arts, Mathematics and Social Studies. (EDUA08078)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Curriculum and Pedagogy 2d offers students opportunities to develop understanding about teaching and learning in the areas of Expressive Arts (Art & Design and Drama), Social Studies and Mathematics. The overall purpose is to support students in becoming knowledgeable, confident and reflective teachers in these strands. The curricular areas are considered in the broader context, outlined in the emerging curriculum framework (CfE), and with reference to the education courses running concurrently in the programme. Whilst the curriculum components above will be presented as distinct strands, opportunities will be identified to integrate learning across them.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 12,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 12,
External Visit Hours 4,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||The assessment for this course comprises:
- a 2500 word written assignment on Art, Drama and Social Studies. This assignment will constitute 90% towards the overall mark for CP2d.
- an audit and self-assessment with submission of a portfolio for Mathematics. This task will constitute 10% towards the overall mark for CP2d.
|No Exam Information
| By the end of this course students are able to:
* Describe and justify Expressive Arts, Social Studies and Mathematics as key areas of learning in primary schools, showing understanding of their individual characteristics in relation to planning, teaching, learning and assessment.
* Show confidence in subject and pedagogical knowledge in each strand, in relation to the primary age range.
* Plan, teach and assess stimulating, progressive programmes in Expressive Arts, Social Studies and Mathematics, with reference to individuals, groups and classes.
* Suggest suitable curriculum content, resources and approaches to developing integrated learning experiences across selected strands.
* Demonstrate a commitment to social justice and inclusive learning.
|Burnaford, G. Aprill,A. & Weiss , C.(2002) 'Renaissance in the Classroom' Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education Publishing |
Haylock, D. (2006) Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers: Third Edition, Paul Chapman Publishing.
Hopkins, C. Pope, S. & Pepperell, S. (2005) Understanding Primary Mathematics, David Fulton Publishers
Robertson M. & Gerber R. (2001) Children's Ways of Knowing, Acer Press, Melbourne.
Wright.S. (1997) "Learning how to Learn: The Arts as core in an emergent curriculum" in Childhood Education Vol.73. No.6
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Expressive Arts Languages Social Studies
|Course organiser||Mrs Amanda Gizzi
Tel: (0131 6)51 6514
|Course secretary||Miss Jenna Mcculloch
Tel: (0131 6)51 6012
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