Emphasis in Secondary General Music (3) Emphasis in teaching in secondary general music settings.
MUSIC 442W Emphasis in Secondary General Music (3)
MUSIC 442W is offered to students who have been accepted into the Teacher Certification program in Music Education. The focus of this course is to provide students with opportunity to explore secondary general music settings under the close supervision of a faculty member. Topics include: the design and implementation of curriculum in secondary general music, the leading and teaching of songs in these settings, and specific grade-level appropriate pedagogy. The instructional format includes: lecture, small group discussion, readings, musical and teaching examples, and off campus observation and teaching in middle and high school classrooms. Students complete several practical assignments including off campus observations, presentation of the summations of small group discussions, curriculum planning and models, and teaching within public schools in grades 5-12. This is a writing intensive course with focus on a detailed, multi-drafted topic paper relating to specific elements of teaching choral and general music at the secondary level.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.