Specialist Studies in Music 1

Course code EDUC2080Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

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.

Not available in 2015

Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon 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
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeEDUC2101
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Integrated Learning
Seminar
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsMinor Assignment = 40%: 1,500 words or equivalent; Consisting of an essay on pedagogical or curriculum issues related to Music education.
ProjectsMajor 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 HoursIntegrated 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