EDUC6180

Specialist Studies in Music 1

10 Units

This course explores and critically analyses the principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 4/5/6 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 4/5/6 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 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Articulate and critically analyse the role and value of Music education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.
  2. Develop and evaluate lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 4/5/6 Music curriculum.
  3. Synthesise and generate 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 4/5/6 Music curriculum.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW School Certificate for Music.
  • The literacy and numeracy demands of Music as an area of study.
  • Differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the Music classroom.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Music.
  • Current issues and trends related to the teaching of Music in schools.
  • Music processes relating to listening, performing, composing, and evaluating.
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments
  • Project: Projects

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Term Full Term
Integrated Learning may be offered face-to-face, on-line, or a combination of both and may include scheduled periods of self-directed learning.

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for EDUC61801
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