Media Arts should be at the core of the Australian Curriculum

Goldsmith, Ben (2014) Media Arts should be at the core of the Australian Curriculum. The Conversation.

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Abstract

The Final Report of the Review of the Australian Curriculum is seriously flawed. Many aspects of the report have attracted comment – but the recommendation that schools do away with a major, world-leading innovation has not.

For the first time, Media Arts, one of the five strands of the Arts curriculum, was to become a compulsory subject for primary school students. This will no longer be the case if the Review’s recommendations are adopted by the government.

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ID Code: 78094
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: Media Arts, Australian Curriculum, Media literacy, Digital media literacy, Digital media education, Media education
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Creative Arts Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy (130201)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200) > Screen and Media Culture (200212)
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The Author
Deposited On: 28 Oct 2014 23:30
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2014 14:13

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