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EDCR233 Social Sciences, Learning Languages and Visual Arts

An introduction to social sciences, learning languages and visual arts learning areas of the New Zealand Curriculum.

Paper title Social Sciences, Learning Languages and Visual Arts
Paper code EDCR233
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points 18 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $846.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,766.35

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Prerequisite
EDPR 131 and (EICT 198 or EICT 199) and (ELIT 198 or ELIT 199) and (EMAT 198 or EMAT 199)
Restriction
EDUP 203, EDUP 206, EDUP 207, EDUP 208
Limited to
BEdSt, BTchg
Notes
Primary Education students only.
Contact

Professor David Bell (david.bell@otago.ac.nz)

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinator: Professor David Bell (Visual Arts - Dunedin)
Other staff: Dr Sandra Williamson-Leadley (Social Sciences - Dunedin)
Alli McKenzie (Visual Arts - Southland);
Adair Polson-Genge (Social Sciences and Learning Languages - Southland)

Paper Structure

For each learning area:

  • Overview and linkages
  • Curriculum structure and language
  • Pedagogy
  • Teaching and learning approaches
  • Planning and assessment
  • Te reo me ngā tikanga Māori
  • ICT

Social Sciences

  • New Zealand History
  • Culture and Identity
  • Social Inquiry
  • Effective pedagogy in Social Sciences
  • Learning Languages
  • Rationales for learning languages
  • Principles for learning languages
  • Relationships with learning areas

Visual Arts

  • Making and knowing about Art - drawing and painting or working in 3D to explore making and responding within a theme or context for art making
  • Teaching and learning in Visual Arts - developing knowledge and strategies to implement Visual Arts programmes in primary schools
Textbooks

Required Texts:

  • Ministry of Education. (2007). The New Zealand Curriculum. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
  • Ministry of Education. (2011). Tātaiako: Cultural competencies for teachers of Māori learners. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Education.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical foundation, structure and language of the learning areas of Social Sciences, Learning Languages and Visual Arts
  2. Integrate basic te reo me ngā tikanga Māori
  3. Examine pedagogical approaches underpinning the learning areas of Social Sciences, Learning Languages and Visual Arts
  4. Critique a range of resources including web-based tools
  5. Demonstrate effective planning and assessment for teaching inclusive of all learners
  6. Explore cultural identity and diversity in the Social Sciences, Learning Languages and Visual Arts contexts

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 11:00-11:50 9-16, 18-19, 22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 13:00-14:50 9-12
Tuesday 09:00-10:50 13-16, 18-19, 22
A2 Wednesday 13:00-14:50 9-16, 18-19, 22
A3 Friday 11:00-12:50 9-15, 18-19, 22

Second Semester

Location
Invercargill
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

An introduction to social sciences, learning languages and visual arts learning areas of the New Zealand Curriculum.

Paper title Social Sciences, Learning Languages and Visual Arts
Paper code EDCR233
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points 18 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $863.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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Prerequisite
EDPR 131 and (EICT 198 or EICT 199) and (ELIT 198 or ELIT 199) and (EMAT 198 or EMAT 199)
Restriction
EDUP 203, EDUP 206, EDUP 207, EDUP 208
Limited to
BEdSt, BTchg
Notes
Primary Education students only.
Contact

Professor David Bell (david.bell@otago.ac.nz)

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinator: Professor David Bell (Visual Arts - Dunedin)
Other staff: Dr Sandra Williamson-Leadley (Social Sciences - Dunedin)
Alli McKenzie (Visual Arts - Southland);
Adair Polson-Genge (Social Sciences and Learning Languages - Southland)

Paper Structure

For each learning area:

  • Overview and linkages
  • Curriculum structure and language
  • Pedagogy
  • Teaching and learning approaches
  • Planning and assessment
  • Te reo me ngā tikanga Māori
  • ICT

Social Sciences

  • New Zealand History
  • Culture and Identity
  • Social Inquiry
  • Effective pedagogy in Social Sciences
  • Learning Languages
  • Rationales for learning languages
  • Principles for learning languages
  • Relationships with learning areas

Visual Arts

  • Making and knowing about Art - drawing and painting or working in 3D to explore making and responding within a theme or context for art making
  • Teaching and learning in Visual Arts - developing knowledge and strategies to implement Visual Arts programmes in primary schools
Textbooks

Required Texts:

  • Ministry of Education. (2007). The New Zealand Curriculum. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
  • Ministry of Education. (2011). Tātaiako: Cultural competencies for teachers of Māori learners. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Education.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical foundation, structure and language of the learning areas of Social Sciences, Learning Languages and Visual Arts
  2. Integrate basic te reo me ngā tikanga Māori
  3. Examine pedagogical approaches underpinning the learning areas of Social Sciences, Learning Languages and Visual Arts
  4. Critique a range of resources including web-based tools
  5. Demonstrate effective planning and assessment for teaching inclusive of all learners
  6. Explore cultural identity and diversity in the Social Sciences, Learning Languages and Visual Arts contexts

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 13:00-13:50 9-15, 17, 19, 22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 14:00-15:50 9-15, 17, 20-22
A2 Tuesday 08:00-09:50 9-15, 17, 20-22
A3 Thursday 10:00-11:50 9-15, 17, 20-22
A4 Thursday 13:00-14:50 9-15, 17, 20-22

Second Semester

Location
Invercargill
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard