Cohort Practicum I (1) Observation and pre-service experience in the schools. Limited to Music Education Majors.
MUSIC 395A Cohort Practicum I (1)
(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.
MUSIC 395A is offered for students who are tracking acceptance into the Teacher Education Degree Program in Music. Students will enroll concurrently with the proposed course MUSIC 341 and the revised course MUSIC 340. The focus of the course is to provide students with opportunity to explore instructional materials and repertoire through interviews and observation of K-12 teachers. Topics include: the design and implementation of observational tools, and the leading and teaching of songs in a variety of settings. The instructional format includes: large and small group discussion, readings, and musical and teaching examples and experiences. Students complete several practical assignments including off campus observations, and present summations of small group discussions.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.