This course explores and critically analyses the principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 5 Music in secondary schools. Students will explore lesson planning and programming, course, programming and assessment requirements for Stage 5 Music curriculum; and a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Music at the secondary school level. Attention will be given to strategies for teaching and assessing practices of performance, improvisation, listening and composition components of the Music curriculum. Students will also explore and evaluate current issues, trends, and practices in Music pedagogy.
On successful completion of the 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 5 Music curriculum.
3. Synthesise and generate a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Music at the secondary school level.
- 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 Stage 4/5 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.
Written Assignment: Assessment 1
Written Assignment: Assessment 2
Integrated Learning Session
Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Term Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term Full Term
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