Internal students are required to listen to 17 1hr lectures within iLearn, and attend 9 x 2hr tutorials and independent learning activities over the semester.
The timetable for classes can be found on the University website at http://timetables.mq.edu.au
External students are required to listen to 17 lectures within iLearn, attend mandatory whole day on-campus sessions (Saturday 1st April and Saturday 6th May) and independent learning activities.
Prescribed and Recommended Readings
Dinham, J. (2017). Delivering authentic arts education (3rd Edition). South Melbourne: Cengage Learning, and core texts and readings from ECH131.
ABC Education (2007). Sing! 2007 Teacher’s Handbook. Sydney. ABC Books.
ABC Education (2007). Sing! 2007-Vol.1 & 2. Sydney. ABC Books.
Anderson, W. M., & Lawrence, J. E. (2008). Integrating music into the elementary classroom (8th ed.). Boston: Schirmer Cengage Learning.
Bates, J. K. (2000). Becoming an art teacher. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning.
Bresler, L., & Thompson, C. M. (2002). The arts in children's lives : context, culture, and curriculum. Dordrecht ; Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Campbell, P. S., & Scott-Kassner, C. (2006). Music in childhood : from preschool through the elementary grades (3rd ed.). Belmont, CA: Thomson Schirmer.
Choksy, L. (2001). Teaching music in the twenty-first century (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall.
Edwards, L. C., Ramsey, M. E., & Bayless, K. M. (2005). Music, a way of life for the young child (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall.
Eisner, E. (2002). The arts and the creation of mind. Newhaven: Yale University Press.
Gardner, H. (1993). Multiple intelligences: the theory in practice. New York. Basic Books.
Gelineau, R. P. (2004). Integrating the arts across the elementary school curriculum. Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth.
Grierson, E., & Mansfield, J. E. (2003). The arts in education : critical perspectives from Aotearoa New Zealand. Palmerston North, N.Z.: Dunmore Press.
Isenberg, J. & Jalongo, M. (2001). Creative expression and play in early childhood. (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill.
Jalongo, M. & Stamp, L., (1997). The Arts In Children’s Lives: Aesthetic education in early childhood. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Kolbe, U. (2005) It’s not a bird yet: the drama of drawing Sydney: Pademelon Press.
Kolbe, U. (2007) (2nd ed). Rapunzel’s supermarket: All about young children and their art. Sydney: Peppinot Press.
Koster, J. B. (2001). Bringing art into the elementary classroom. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning.
Martello, J. (2001). The Australian journal of language and literacy 24 (3), 195-207
Mathews, J. (2003). Drawing and painting: Children and visual representation (2nd ed.). London: Paul Chapman.
McPherson, G. (2006). The child as musician : a handbook of musical development. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press.
Mooney, M. & Nicholls, J. (Eds.). (2004). Drama journeys: Inside drama learning.
NSW Department of Education and Training (1999). Navigating Drama K-6. Ryde. Curriculum K-12 Directorate.
NSW Department of Education and Training (1999). Vocal-Ease-Modules 1 and 2. Ryde. Curriculum K-12 Directorate.
NSW Department of Education and Training (2000). Visual Arts Resource Kit: Beyond the Frame. Ryde. Curriculum K-12 Directorate.
NSW Department of Education and Training (2002). Arts Action (CD-ROM). Ryde. Curriculum K-12 Directorate.
NSW Department of Education and Training (2002). Quantum leaps kit. Ryde. Curriculum K-12 Directorate.
NSW Department of Education and Training (2002). Vocal Ease-Modules 3 and 4. Ryde. Curriculum K-12 Directorate.
Pelo, A. (2007). The language of art: Reggio-inspired studio practices in early childhood settings. St Paul: Redleaf Press.
Pound, L. & Harrison, C. (2002). Supporting musical development in the early years. Buckingham: Open University Press
Schiller, W. (Ed.) (1996). Issues in expressive arts. Curriculum for early childhood. Amsterdam: Gordon & Breach.
Schiller, W. (2000). Thinking through the arts. Australia: Harwood Academic.
Smith, N. (1993). Experience and art: Teaching children to paint. (2nd ed.). New York: Teachers College Press.
Smith-Autard, J.M. (2002). The art of dance in education. London: A&C Black.
Spurgeon, D. (1992). Dance Moves: From Improvisation to Dance. Sydney: Currency Press.
Vecchi, V. & Giudici, C. (Eds.) (2005). Children, art, artists. Reggio Emilia: Reggio Children
Wright, S. (Ed.). (2003). Children, meaning-making and the arts. Frenchs Forest: Pearson
Websites of relevance to the unit include:
NSW Board of Studies (2000). NSW Creative Arts K-6 Syllabus, Sydney: Author
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (2009). Belonging, being and becoming: The early years learning framework for Australia. Canberra: Author
NSW Department of Community Services NSW Curriculum Framework for Children’s Services: The practice of relationships. Sydney: Author.
NSW Department of Education and Training K-12 Creative Arts
Arts Education Policy Review
Australian Art Education
Australian Journal of Early Childhood
British Journal of Music Education
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood
Early Childhood Research Quarterly
European Early Childhood Education Research Journal
General Music Today
International Journal of Education and the Arts
International Play Journal
Journal of Aesthetic Education
Journal of Art and Design Education
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
Journal of Research in Music Education
Journal of the Educational Drama Association of NSW
Music Education Research
Music Educators Journal
Psychology of Music
Research in Drama Education
Research Studies in Music Education
Studies in Art Education