MUS2030 - Professional practice 2
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader(s): Fintan Murphy
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)
This unit will cover the important approaches to the teaching of instrumental and vocal music, especially methodologies that aim to teach the beginner. A weekly lecture will present methods such as Orff, Kodaly, Suzuki and Yamaha. A further practicum class will offer either;
- A seminar focusing on instrumental technique and analysis of playing in instrument specific groups or
- A seminar focusing on School music programs - what to expect and how to prepare for teaching in the school environment (no prerequisite.)
At the conclusion of the unit, students should have acquired:
- A more advanced level of aural skills.
- Intermediate analytical and practical skills in instrumental/vocal pedagogy.
An examination of no more than 30 minutes consisting of a student presentation followed by a viva voce. A written synopsis will be handed in at the examination. (4500 words): 100%
2 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour seminar) per week
MUS2020 or permission