Communicating Through the Arts

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Communicating Through the Arts

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Acting, Art, Arts Management, Dance, Education, Music (BA), Teacher Education, Theater, Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Only available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Teaching ( EBTP-Primary, EBTS - Secondary, EBTOCE - Outreach and Community Education, AZAAE - Arts/Arts Education, SZSSE - Science/Science Education)

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    In this subject we introduce third year primary education students to teaching the Visual Arts (Visual Arts and Media) and the Performing Arts (Dance, Drama, Music). For each arts subject students receive both practical skills and theoretical knowledge. Hands-on workshops enable students to develop a broad repertoire of skills, processes and resources. Attention is given to integrating arts subjects and using the arts to enhance other areas of learning.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.