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The Postgraduate Certificate in Creative and Media Education consists of three modules, taught sequentially over one year: ? Creative Pedagogies (taught on campus) ? Supporting Creative Practice (in place of work or placement in FE setting) ? Subject Application (on-line module, focused on one of drama, art, media, dance or music). All of the modules in the Certificate allow for maximum application to students? specialist context areas of interest. This postgraduate course is for teachers in any sector who are teaching a creative arts subject (for instance art, music, drama, media or dance), the Creative and Media 14-19 Diploma or have a creative arts specialism. Equally, the course is suitable for graduates who are not currently teaching but wish to use this course as preparation for a career in arts education. Attendance The attendance for the Postgraduate Certificate is one evening a week covering one semester, with the other modules taken on-line and within the workplace or fieldwork setting. Assessment The Postgraduate Certificate is assessed entirely through coursework such as conference paper presentation (to staff and students), Web 2.0, knowledge transfer of research (e.g. websites, social networking groups, blogs, Second Life presentation or exhibition, digital video upload) and e-learning activities (responses to a series of coursework tasks online). Special Features Newman has a strong teacher education background, and the course is taught by academic staff who have experience as teachers in creative and media areas in primary, secondary and further education. The course is delivered in partnership with a range of local institutions who can offer placement experiences to students. Research Areas Research is fundamental to the mission of Newman. The creative arts subject area welcomes applications from suitably qualified students who wish to pursue postgraduate research degrees (MPhil and PhD awarded by University of Leicester). The Creative Arts subject area encourages its entire staff to be research active which, in turn, creates a productive culture of research for students. Staff research areas of interest: ? Theatre in education ? Videogames, health and learning ? Media 2.0 and audience activity ? The work of Edward Bond and Stanislavski ? Art education ? Media literacy and media education ? Arts practice as research ? Musical performance and improvisation as research

The Postgraduate Certificate in Creative and Media Education consists of three modules, taught sequentially over one year: ? Creative Pedagogies (taught on campus) ? Supporting Creative Practice (in place of work or placement in FE setting) ? Subject Application (on-line module, focused on one of drama, art, media, dance or music). All of the modules in the Certificate allow for maximum...

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