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Musical and Visual Education

Code: 102036 ECTS Credits: 9
Degree Type Year Semester
2500798 Primary Education OB 2 A


Carme Carrillo Aguilera

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Mar Moron Velasco
Gemma Paris Romia
Berta Menen Ortin
Carme Carrillo Aguilera
Oriol Mora Romagosa
Joan Lluís Cepria Honorato
Ruth Ortin Lozano


No prerequisites are required to take this course.

Objectives and Contextualisation

  • To understand the nature of artistic processes (performance of the arts, music, dance and movement) and resources to be executed.
  • To be sensible of educational interventions in the field of: image, object and space.
  • To learn the musical contents applied in primary education and some of the educational applications in the field of music.


  • Acquiring resources to encourage lifelong participation in musical and plastic arts activities inside and outside of the school.
  • Analyse and recognise one's own socio-emotional skills (in terms of strengths, potentialities and weaknesses), to develop those that they are necessary for professional development.
  • Design, plan and evaluate education and learning processes, both individually and in collaboration with other teachers and professionals at the centre.
  • Know and apply information and communication technologies to classrooms.
  • Know the school's arts curriculum, in its plastic, audiovisual and musical aspects.
  • Maintain a critical and autonomous relationship with respect to knowledge, values and public, social and private institutions.
  • Reflect on classroom experiences in order to innovate and improve teaching work. Acquire skills and habits for autonomous and cooperative learning and promote it among pupils.
  • Take account of social, economic and environmental impacts when operating within one's own area of knowledge.
  • Understand the principles that contribute to cultural, personal and social education in terms of the arts.
  • Work in teams and with teams (in the same field or interdisciplinary).

Learning Outcomes

  1. Acquire knowledge and skills and abilities in the productive and perceptive dimension of the visual and musical arts.
  2. Acquire the artistic knowledge on the school curriculum.
  3. Be able to work in a team.
  4. Develop creative and innovative capacities.
  5. Develop critical knowledge and skills with respect to culture and education.
  6. Experience music in relation to the social and cultural context.
  7. Implementing projects that include different artistic disciplines in their process.
  8. Know and use technological resources in scheduled activities.
  9. Propose ways to evaluate projects and actions for improving sustainability.
  10. Recognising one's own emotions and those of others, and their value in art education in the school.
  11. Recognising the value of the arts in educating the individual, and the critical role that the school plays as the entity responsible for this condition.
  12. Understand the value of arts education in the development of people and society.
  13. Understand, analyse and produce teaching materials applied to arts education.


Part I. Art and education
1. Art education in developing the person.
2. Relations between art and education.
3. Historical, social and cultural.
3.1 The audiovisual company.
Part II. Training in the practice of the arts
1. Visual thinking and artistic development: two and procedures and techniques
2. Practices and projects related to different cultural contexts and artistic movements.
3. Understanding and experimenting with the practice of art as a process of knowledge.
Part III. Visual and art education at school
1. The curriculum of art education: visual and plastic.
2. Methodologies, processes and strategies.

Part IV. Music and Education
1. Music: art and language between people and cultures.
2. Music in relation to the social and cultural context.

Part V. Training in musical practice
1. The musical performance through voice and instruments or related materials.
1.1 The song as a basic element of musical practice.
1.2 Introduction to gesture direction.
2. Listening to music in the process of awareness and knowledge for achievement.
3. The sound creation. Oral transmission coding.

4. Dance and movement.
Part VI. Musical education at school
1. The teaching and learning of music.
1.1 Fundamental Principles methodology, resources, materials and strategies.
2. Music and its implications at the physiological level, psychomotor, emotional and cognitive.


Our teaching approach and assessment procedures may be altered if public health authorities impose new restrictions on public gatherings for COVID-19.


  • Tutored tutoring and other activities.


  • Making proposals: theory and practice of art education: music and visual and plastic.


Classes in group:

  • Exhibitions by teachers of content and basic issues on the agenda. It is done with the whole group class and allows exposure of the main content through an open and active participation by students.
  • Planning and organization of exercises and activities that are subsequently carried out in seminars.
  • Coordination and interdisciplinary approach between plastic and musical activities.
  • Making collective musical activities.


  • Workspaces in small groups (1/2 or 1/3 of the large group) supervised by faculty where analysis documents, case resolution or various activities delved into the contents and themes, worked in the large group.
  • Conducting exercises and activities designed in large group sessions.
  • Completion of exercises and activities specific to seminar work.
  • Oral activities, individual or group exhibitions. Comments and reviews of the results.

TRIPS: Trips to museums or other art centres and musical workshops. The trip to the Musical Museum and Gamelan workshop will cost 5 euros approximately per student. If the student is unable to make the trip, the following alternatives will be proposed: go on the trip on another day, with another group, or look for an alternative to the trip in a complementary work format.

MATERIAL: The teacher can ask for the purchase of some materials for the development of the different activities that will cost approximately 10-15 euros. 

Due to the current "climate alarm", "lack of natural resources" and "economic imbalance" that we are experiencing on the planet, the team of teachers at the Didactic Unit of Plastic Expression will promote artistic skills from an eco-social and eco-feminist point of view. Priority will be given to natural and recycled materials during the workshop sessions and individual and/or group artistic creations. With the use of natural materials and the elaboration of others from them, the aim is to generate environmental awareness among the students, which implies developing sensitivity and critical ability to perceive the natural and material environment that surrounds us and to know and react to attitudes, situations and events that contribute to improving the care of the planet.

If other materials are needed, teachers will recommend what is appropriate for the planned activities, which will have a sustainable cost and can be shared among the students. Mechanisms will be sought to ensure that everyone has them.

Annotation: Within the schedule set by the centre or degree programme, 15 minutes of one class will be reserved for students to evaluate their lecturers and their courses or modules through questionnaires.


Title Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Type: Directed      
Presentation in group 27 1.08 2, 13, 6, 1
SEMINARS 41 1.64 2, 12, 5, 4, 11, 10
Type: Supervised      
Tutorials and other supervised activities 45 1.8 13, 3, 6, 1, 4, 7
Type: Autonomous      
Making proposals: theory and practice of art education: visual music. 112 4.48 13, 3, 6, 1, 4, 7


  • Given the active and participatory methodology used in class, attendance is important to achieving the competencies of the subject.
  • In order to pass the subject, each of the two parts must be passed: the visual and plastic education, and the music education. The final grade will be the arithmetic mean between the two parts.
  • It is necessary to show an attitude compatible with the educational profession, developing basic skills such as participation, cooperation, empathy, argumentation and respect for others. The student has to be responsible and rigorous in self-employed work and show critical thinking and behaviours that promote a friendly and positive, democratic environment where differences are respected. This attitude will be indispensable to pass the subject.
  • It is also necessary that the student shows good general communicative competence, both orally and in writing, and a good command of the language or languages that appear in the teaching guide. In all the activities (individual and group), linguistic correction, writing and formal aspects of presentation will therefore be taken into account. Students must be able to express themselves fluently and correctly and must show a high degree of understanding of academic texts. An activity can be returned (not evaluated) or failed if the teacher considers that it does not meet these requirements.
  • The assessment will also focus on skills for cooperation and teamwork and will be gender sensitive.
  • The use of electronic devices in class will only be accepted for academic use.
  • The total or partial plagiarism of one of the evaluation activities and/or the copy in an evaluation test is a direct reason for suspending the subject.
  • The delivery of the different evaluation tasks must be done on the marked day or before, in no case will subsequent deliveries be accepted.
  • In the case of music, the student must have passed the written exam to pass.
  • People with vocal problems that prevent them from singing should bring a medical report explaining the situation and adaptations to the oral exam. If you don't have a diagnosis, despite having vocal problems, you will need to take the exam and if you fail, you will be averaged with the other grades.
  • The retake can only be passed if a score of at least 5 is achieved (without rounding). At the same time, the maximum score that can be obtained in the retake will be 5. In the case of music, only the exams (oral and written) will be eligible for the retake, the rest will average. In the case of visual education, the tasks to be developed to pass the subject will be agreed upon with the teacher in an individual tutoring session.

Specification of the evaluation activities

Evaluation activity

Typology of activities


Evaluation date

Recovery date  

Exhibition/research task (Part I)



April 2024

April 22, 2024 

Proposals related to the artistic practice (Part II)

Individual & Group


January & April 2024

April 22, 2024 

Interdisciplinary project(Part II)



April 2024

April 22, 2024 

Educational project (Part III)



April 2024

April 22, 2024 

Design and structure portfolio/web (Parts I, II and III)



January 2024

April 22, 2024

Conclusions and visual documentation of the portfolio/web (parts I, II and III)



January 2024

April 22, 2024

Reflection activity based on three music experiences (parts IV and V)



November 2023


Written music exam (Part V and VI)



December 2023

February 5, 2024

Interdisciplinary project(Part V and VI)



January 2024


Oral music exam (Part V)



January 2024

February 5, 2024 
















  • The details of the music and visual assessment tasks carried out during the course will be uploaded on the Virtual Campus of each group.
  • The teaching staff of each group will indicate the exact dates of delivery of the different assessment tasks during the presentation of the subjects on the first day of the course.
  • The teaching staff will communicate the feedback and/or the mark of the assessment activities within a maximum period of 20 working days.

Single assessment

  • The single assessment will take place on January 29th (music) and April 8th (visual).
  • The music and visual assessment tasks for students taking the single assessment will be the same as for the rest of the students, but the tasks in group will have to be done individually.
  • The same retake system as for continuous assessment will be applied.

Assessment Activities

Title Weighting Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
PART II. Art and education. CULTURAL DIMENSION AND PERFORMATIVE 15 0 0 12, 5, 9, 11
PART III. Arts education in school. Educational dimension: educational intervention 10 0 0 2, 8, 13, 3, 7, 10
PART IV. Music education in schools. DIMENSION TEACHING MUSIC 10 0 0 2, 3, 4, 11, 10
Part II. Training in the practice of art. PRODUCTIVE AND PERFORMATIVE DIMENSION 25 0 0 2, 3, 1, 4, 7
Part V. Training in musical practice. PRODUCTIVE AND RESPONSIVE DIMENSION OF MUSIC 30 0 0 3, 6, 1, 4, 7
Part VI Music and education. CULTURAL DIMENSION 10 0 0 12, 5, 11



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