Not currently offered
Course code

EDUC6380

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

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.


Availability

Callaghan


    Learning outcomes

    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.


    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 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.

    Assumed knowledge

    EDUC6180


    Assessment items

    Written Assignment: Assessment 1

    Written Assignment: Assessment 2


    Contact hours

    Callaghan

    Integrated Learning Session

    Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Term Full Term

    Lecture

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

    Tutorial

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

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