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EDUC2080

Specialist Studies in Music 1

10 Units

This course explores the principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 4 Music in secondary schools. Students will consider the role and value of music in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum. Students will explore lesson planning and programming for Stage 4 Music curriculum; and a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Music at the secondary school level.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will have the capacity to:

  1. Articulate the role and value of Music education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.
  2. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 4 Music curriculum.
  3. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Music at the secondary school level.
Content
  • The principles and practices of teaching and learning Music in secondary schools.
  • The role and value of Music education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.
  • Lesson planning and programming for the Stage 4 Music curriculum.

  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Music at the secondary school level.

Replacing Course(s) N/A
Transition N/A
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge EDUC2101
Modes of Delivery Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Lecture
Integrated Learning
Seminar
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Minor Assignment = 40%: 1,500 words or equivalent; Consisting of an essay on pedagogical or curriculum issues related to Music education.
  • Projects - Major Assignment = 60%: 2,500 words or equivalent; Consisting of planning, programming, assessment, and resource building tasks linked to the requirements of the NSW Stage 4 Music Curriculum. This assignment will consist of multiple parts to the value indicated above.
Contact Hours
  • Integrated Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 weeks
  • Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 weeks
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for EDUC2080

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