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Teaching Junior Secondary Music - MUED3605

Year - 2020

This Unit of Study considers approaches to teaching music in a junior secondary school context (Years 7-10) and contributes to preparing students for a career in the exciting field of music education. Current syllabus documents are analysed, approaches to music curriculum construction are discussed, and pedagogical theories are examined. Repertoire, technology and media issues related to music education are addressed, as is resource selection and development and cultural diversity. Exemplar content is presented and analysed and opportunities are provided for per teaching. All of these components are studied in the broader context of creating and managing an engaging classroom learning environment and the fostering of self-motivated learners. This Unit of Study leads to a secondary school Professional Experience component in Semester 2.

1 x 1 hr Lecture; 1 x 2 hour workshop per week

Development of two classroom music teaching resources (30%); Devising of teaching/learning sequences of activities (50%); Practical in-class peer teaching demonstration (20%)




Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Music Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 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
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Michael Webb
HECS Band: 1
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