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Entangled: Art in the Tasmanian Primary School


MacDonald, A and Bywaters, M, Entangled: Art in the Tasmanian Primary School, School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania,, Academy Gallery, School of Creative Arts, Inveresk, pp. 5 (2017) [Other Exhibition]

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'Entangled: Art in the Tasmanian primary school' explores a need identified within national research and data collected from the Tasmanian Art Teachers Association (TATA) to better support primary teachers to enact The Australian Curriculum: The Arts. Within this project, Tasmanian primary teachers and their students were mentored by a specialist art teacher to undertake an art inquiry for exhibition. The art inquiries showcase the explorations of community based topics and issues of concern undertaken in alignment with the existing primary school learning programs. Formative and summative evaluations of the mentors' and teachers' experiences will enable the researchers to identify challenges Tasmanian primary teachers encounter in enacting curriculum change, and articulate the implications these challenges pose for pedagogical transformation and student learning in visual art. The artworks shown in Entangled derive from a pilot research investigation that has sought to establish how primary teachers can be best supported to enact curriculum change and deliver authentic visual art learning experiences in Tasmania.

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Item Type:Other Exhibition
Keywords:Art teacher pedagogy, primary teaching, primary learning, teacher collaboration
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Education systems
Research Field:Teacher education and professional development of educators
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Arts
Objective Field:The creative arts
UTAS Author:MacDonald, A (Dr Abbey MacDonald)
UTAS Author:Bywaters, M (Dr Malcom Bywaters)
ID Code:121396
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2017-09-27
Last Modified:2017-11-22
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