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

Not currently offered

Previously offered in 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004

Learning Outcomes

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.

Assumed Knowledge EDUC2101
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
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC2080

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