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Higher Diploma in Arts for Arts & Design Teachers

HDip in Arts
Programme Code: CR_AADET_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:60
programmeReviewDate:March 2021
Field of Study:Education Studies

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A detailed knowledge of teaching and research methodologies for the purposes of teaching art and design at second level of education.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) A range of knowledge of pedagogy, curricula content and communication methods to operate as a competent, self-directed, versatile and reflective teacher of Art, Craft and Design at second level of education.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) An ability to integrate the theoretical and practical strands of the programme by formulating and applying effective teaching programmes in their teaching placement and using formal research methodology in art craft and design education.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) An ability to utilise inter-personal and intra-personal abilities to successfully formulate and teach a range of Art, Craft and Design activities that are appropriate to the learning needs of the pupil.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) An ability to apply, in teaching, a range of pedagogical knowledge bases that are essential to learning through Art, Craft and Design.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) An ability to present as an authority figure in their profession, motivate pupils to learn through Art, Craft and Design and create learning conditions that foster the pupils’ individuality and creativity.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Self-efficacy in professional development and demonstrate a reflective and discerning approach to their professional teaching practice.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) An ability to evaluate the values, ethics, and moral codes that are integral to the Irish formal education system and appraise the social, cultural and economic factors that can determine an individual’s capacity to benefit from education.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
EDUC8019 Teach Placement 1
EDUC8004 Research Methods in Ed 1
EDUC8020 Foundation Disciplines Educ 1
EDUC8021 TeachMethod in ArtEd 1
EDUC8022 Curriculum Studies in Art Ed

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
EDUC8023 Teach Placement 2
EDUC8005 Research Methods in Ed 2
EDUC8024 Foundation Disciplines Educ 2
EDUC8025 TeachMethod in ArtEd 2
EDUC8026 New Media in Art Ed

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