TEACH400-21A (NET)

Te Tamaiti Rerehua: The Multi-modal Child

15 Points

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Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education

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: lynda.brahne@waikato.ac.nz

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: alistair.lamb@waikato.ac.nz
: melanie.chivers@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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This paper focuses on the creative and expressive languages of children including visual arts, literature, language and literacy, music, movement, dance and drama. Relevant teaching strategies and learning environments are explored.
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Paper Structure

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This paper will be taught online through the Moodle page. A key focus of this paper is practical experience in the arts. Online students will be given opportunities to join practical on-campus workshops and will be encouraged to participate in arts experiences in their communities.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Understand and intentionally draw upon pedagogical practices that enhance children's creativity, experimentation and problem-solving across multiple modalities.
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  • Demonstrate understanding of culturally responsive pedagogies and practices that affirm children and their families' cultures and identities and enhance children's communication and exploration.
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  • Draw on subject content knowledge and their own experiences in the visual arts, literature, language and literacy, music, movement, dance and drama, to support children's learning.
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  • Critically reflect on the role of the teacher.
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Assessment

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Your learning in this paper will be assessed through an essay, a collaborative storytelling project with an individual reflection, and a reflective arts portfolio. Details of the assessments are given below.

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Essay: Multi-modal learning
29 Mar 2021
11:30 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Collaborative storytelling - Part A
16 Apr 2021
No set time
20
  • Online: Moodle Forum Discussion
3. Collaborative Storytelling - Part B (Individual reflection)
10 May 2021
11:30 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Reflective arts portfolio
31 May 2021
11:30 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Clark, B., Grey, A., & Terreni, L. (Eds.). (2013). Kia tipu te wairua toi - Fostering the creative spirit. Auckland, New Zealand: Pearson.

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Recommended Readings

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Readings, some optional and some required, will be made available electronically via the Reading List for TEACH400. You can access these via the Reading List tab on Moodle or via the Reading Lists tab on the library homepage (https://www.waikato.ac.nz/library/ (https://www.waikato.ac.nz/library/)

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Online Support

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This paper will be supported by resources provided on Moodle and an online reading list.
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Workload

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It is expected that students will spend approximately 150 hours on this 15 point paper, including up to 36 hours of contact time.
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Linkages to Other Papers

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This paper is linked with other papers in the qualification, including TEEDU400, TEEDU401 and TEACH401 where students critically engage with Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: TEEDU400

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