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IE373 - Arts Education

  • Module code: IE373
  • Module name: Arts Education
  • Department: Centre for Education Studies
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to examine the meaning of creative development in the early years and includes: Introduction to key theories relating to creative development in the early years; Exploration of students’ understanding of the importance of creativity and imagination for young children; The importance of story and play in children’s cognitive and affective development; An examination of key theories of child development in art and music; Planning children’s learning in play, drama, art and music.

Principal learning outcomes

Deepen students’ awareness of the importance of creativity and imagination for children; Extend students’ knowledge and understanding of the significance of play for children’s learning; Enable students to understand the value of drama and story for young children’s learning; Extend students’ knowledge and understanding of the role of music in an early years setting; Provide opportunities for students to study the development of children’s art between the ages of three to eight years in some depth; Enable students to examine a range of theoretical approaches to the development of children’s art; Explore how play, drama, art and music can work together to support children’s learning.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/wie/teaching/undergraduate/singapore/module-outlines/module-outline-ie373/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: IE373-15)
C (Assessed/examined work) 1500 word assignment 50%
  1.5 hour examination (Singapore) 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional

N/A