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The Arts in Children's Lives - ECH131

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This unit introduces the arts and their role in the lives of children from birth to twelve years. It explores children’s aesthetic and expressive development in drama, dance, music and visual arts, and their use of the arts as symbol systems for making and communicating meaning. Students will gain practical and theoretical understanding, of making, presenting and appreciating in the creative arts. The role of community arts organizations and spaces such as museums, galleries, performing arts in providing opportunities for children to gain experience in appreciation of the art forms is explored.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 External - Session 2, External (with on campus sessions)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Sarah Powell



NCCW(s): ABEC121, ECH129
Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Educational Studies

Faculty of Human Sciences

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