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Children, Music and Educational Settings - MUED2605

Year - 2020

This unit develops the knowledge and skills fundamental to the planning, teaching and evaluation of effective music learning experiences for children in the primary school. Students will participate in a range of practical activities in order to acquire a repertoire of developmentally appropriate music experiences for teaching and learning in K-6 settings. Students will become familiar with the approaches of current music and creative arts curriculum documents and resources, and will plan and implement sequential music experiences which facilitate the children's development of musical creativity, skills and concepts and which incorporate cultural diversity. This unit incorporates the first practice teaching experience in primary schools (Professional Experience 1). The Professional Experience is graded Pass/Fail only and consists of 10 single days and a 5 day block in a primary school under the supervision of a classroom teacher. See Professional Experience 1 Handbook for further details.

A combination of classes (2 hrs x 10 weeks) and professional experience (practice teaching) in schools for 15 days

Graded assessment in syllabus evaluation, lesson and curriculum planning, creation of class resources, peer teaching (100%). In addition, assessment of teaching competence in relation to stipulated criteria (AITSL Graduate Standards) (Pass/Fail).

Assumed knowledge
Previous completion of MUED1010 and MUED1005 is recommended.




Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Music Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Jim Coyle
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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