University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MUSEP 2102 - Music Education in Theory and Practice 2B

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 4020
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assumed Knowledge: Ability to read musical notation and participate in instrumental music making/singing
Assessment: Teaching materials assignment 1 20%, Teaching materials assignment 2 20%, Song writing assignment 30%, Essay (1500 words) 30%

In this course students are introduced to the important role that technology plays in enhancing and supporting music education in the 21st Century. Students will develop an understanding of various learning activities that use technology to develop musical understanding and skills, both in individual instrumental tuition and in the classroom context. The question of how to integrate the use of technology with more traditional forms of music education will also be explored. The role of jazz, pop music and world music in music education will then be investigated, with students deepening their knowledge of each of these genres of music. Students develop an understanding of the traditions, ethical considerations, stylistic practice and historical context of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Music. Students will develop their understanding of song writing in an educational context, both by studying examples of best practice and through engaging in practical song writing themselves. Through this subject students will broaden their skill sets as 21st Century music educators as well as develop a folio of professional level resource materials and learning activities.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
4020 Mon 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 30/10/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20850 LE01 30 16 29 Jul - 16 Sep Wednesday 11am - 1pm Hartley, 112, Concert Room
7 Oct - 28 Oct Wednesday 11am - 1pm Hartley, 112, Concert Room
Related Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20851 SE01 30 16 31 Jul - 18 Sep Friday 2pm - 3pm Hartley, 108a, Teaching Room
9 Oct - 30 Oct Friday 2pm - 3pm Hartley, 108a, Teaching Room
29456 SEM0 5 5 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
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