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Drawing, Painting and Sensory Knowing (EDUC10054)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeEDUC10054
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Through studio practice linked to learning theories this subject will explore a range of approaches to drawing and painting. Students will investigate key theories including artistic pedagogy, children’s early symbolisation through art, visual perception and visual design. Students will explore a range of drawing and painting techniques and media. The experiential nature of the subject is supported by direct studies undertaken in sites including museums and galleries.

Intended learning outcomes

  • Explore and reflect critically on diverse approaches and purposes of drawing and painting
  • Learn a range of visual arts drawing and painting methods
  • Develop observational and design skills
  • Develop an understanding of key principles of visual perception, design and analysis
  • Develop an understanding of pedagogical theories that inform visual arts practice

Generic skills

This subject will assist students to acquire the following graduate attributes:

  • expand their analytical and cognitive skills through learning experiences in diverse settings
  • have excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills, including an awareness of personal strengths and limitations
  • be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning
  • be adept at learning in a range of ways, including through information and communication technologies

Last updated: 10 August 2019