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Arts Education

Learn to use the arts to invite creativity, lateral thinking, communicate ideas and more.

This subject is concerned with the study of teaching and learning art, music, dance and drama in the education sectors, as well as in the population more generally.

  • ALED510 Contemporary Themes in Arts Education
  • ALED515 Drama as Pedagogy: The Mantle of the Expert

Further papers will be offered from 2019. These will include a general Arts Education paper and papers in specialists Arts Education areas. For further information please contact the Programme Advisor.

You may choose further papers from any subject or specialisation offered for the Master of Education, or from the Master of Educational Leadership.

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Key information

Study Arts Education in these qualifications

Arts Education as a specialisation of

100 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
ALED110Introduction to Drawing and LearningThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
ALED120Music in Action for Educational ContextsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
DANCE101Dance, Movement and Culture18B (Hamilton)
This paper provides practical experience with different forms of dance, an introduction to choreography, and a critical examination of how dance is influenced by societal and cultural issues.
EDART100Principles and Practices of Arts Education18A (Block)
This paper aims to develop students' strength in learning and teaching selected arts disciplines in school and community settings.
SPLS105Dance, Movement and CultureThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
SPLS106Acquiring and Performing Movement SkillsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
TEAL123Learning and Teaching the ArtsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
TEAL141Dance Education Y7-1018Y (Hamilton)
A study of the teaching and learning of Dance in the Intermediate/Junior Secondary context in Years 7-10. This paper is taught in conjunction with TEAL715 Secondary Curriculum: Dance Y7-10; however, assessments are differentiated.
TEAL142Drama Education Y7-1018Y (Hamilton)
A study of the teaching and learning of Drama for years 7-10. This paper is taught in conjunction with TEAL717 Secondary Curriculum: Drama Y7-10; however, assessments are differentiated.
TEAL146Music Education Y7-1018Y (Hamilton)
A study of the role of Music in the secondary school curriculum: strategies and issues in planning, teaching and evaluating Music learning in Years 7-10. This paper is taught in conjunction with TEAL709 Secondary Curriculum: Music Y7-10; however, assessments are differentiated.

200 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
ALED200Exploring Visual Arts Media for Educational Contexts: PrintmakingThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
ALED202Contemporary Maori Art for Educational ContextsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
ALED205Painting in Educational ContextsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
ALED220Contemporary Music Making in Educational ContextsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
ALED225Dance and EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
EDART201Dance In Educational Contexts18S (Tauranga)
The paper explores dance education through exposure to a range of dance skills, knowledge and teaching strategies. It embraces current dance practices through practical experiences and guided inquiry.
EDART202Visual Art in Educational Contexts18T (Hamilton)
The paper explores a chosen art process through exposure to art skills and visual research strategies. It embraces current art education practices through art experiences and guided inquiry.
EDART203Music in Educational ContextsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
EDART204Drama in Educational ContextsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
MAORI261He Taonga Tuku Iho: Evolving Maori and Pacific Art18B (Hamilton)
This paper examines the artistic traditions and contemporary expressions of Maori and Pacific peoples and the relevance of those traditions today.
SPLS208Choreographing for Places and SitesThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
SPLS214Community DanceThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
TEAL228Learning and Teaching the Arts 218A (Hamilton)
This paper will give students the opportunity to study in two of the four arts disciplines of dance, drama, music and visual arts. It continues the study of Arts education in the primary school with an emphasis on planning and implementing the programmes that reflect modern practice and the aims of the Arts curriculum.
TEAL241Dance Education Y11-1318Y (Hamilton)
A further study of teaching and learning dance in the senior secondary context Years 11-13 (NCEA focused).
TEAL242Drama Education Y11-1318Y (Hamilton)
Further study in the teaching and learning of drama for Years 11-13.
TEAL246Music Education Y11-1318Y (Hamilton)
Further study in the teaching and learning of music for Years 11-13.
TEAL247Media Studies Education Y11-1318Y (Online)
A study of the role of Media Studies in a secondary school curriculum: strategies and issues in planning, teaching and evaluating Media Studies learning in Years 11-13.
TEAL287Special Topic Y11-1318Y (Hamilton)
Further study in the teaching and learning of the secondary school curriculum for Years 11-13.

300 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
ALED300Visual Arts Making in Educational ContextsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
ALED390Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
SPLS308Performing Dance18A (Hamilton)
An advanced study of choreography and production that culminates in a formal public dance performance.
TEAL328Learning and Teaching the Arts 3This paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
TEAL387Special Topic18Y (Hamilton)
An investigation into a selected area of the secondary school curriculum.

500 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
ALED510Contemporary Themes in Arts Education18B (Block)
This paper gives participants a deep, critical understanding of a range of key, contemporary Arts Education issues especially as these are reflected in the current research literature and invites them to adopt a number of ways of investigating these issues independently.
ALED512Music Education: Theory and Practice 1This paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
ALED513Music Education: Theory and Practice 2This paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
ALED515Drama as Pedagogy: The Mantle of the Expert18S (Hamilton)
This paper gives students, including practicing teachers with a specialism in drama education, the opportunity to research, critique and plan programmes for learners using the drama-based inquiry learning system 'Mantle of the Expert'.
ALED551Special Topic18B (Block)
Further study and investigation into a selected area within Arts or Language/Literacy Education.
EDART501Contemporary Issues in Arts EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
EDART502Critical Approaches in Applied Arts EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
EDART503Dance Education: Transformative PerspectivesThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018
LLTED551Special TopicThis paper will not be taught in 2018
This paper will not be taught in 2018

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Contact

Programme Advisor
Claire Coleman
Email: claire.coleman@waikato.ac.nz
Phone: 07 838 4466 extn 7867
Room: TC.3.26