This unit will provide students with an opportunity to develop knowledge of and teaching skills related to significant music education methods. Students will focus on a number of internationally recognised approaches to teaching music, including Orff Schulwerk, the Kodaly method, Comprehensive Musicianship and the creativity movements of the 1960s and 1970s. More recent developments, including approaches reflecting Multiculturalism, Informal Learning and children's musical worlds will also be explored.
13 weeks of lecture-tutorials delivered in two workshops: (i) 2 hour workshops on the core pedagogies studies (ii) 1 hour tutorials on the development of these ideas toward the modern Australian classroom and syllabi in NSW, or extending to the understanding of Adolescent development and behaviour. The reading week is optional attendance, freeing up three hours for a full-day workshop in week 10 on ensemble pedagogy.
1x2000wd Submitted word: Assignment (30%), 1xPractical component. Written component: 1-2 lesson plans plus 1000wd Submitted work: Assignment (30%), 1xPart A: Practical. Part B: Written: 1-2 lessons plus 500wd Submitted work: Assignment (40%)
24 credit points including EDMT5700 Music Curriculum 1 and EDMT5676