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MUE2120 Teaching Music in Secondary School
Credit Points: 15

In this unit students will focus on the need for a philosophy of music education and basic wide ranging content as a basis for designing their own lower secondary music curriculum. Different methodologies such as Kodaly, Orff and Dalcroze will be examined, along with issues pertaining to motivation, creativity, management and planning in the music setting. The course will also examine in detail general methodologies such as the Active Learning model and its implications for task design in lower secondary class music. These will then be applied across a variety of genres and settings. Practical activities will include an introduction to conducting and choral direction.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K26Bachelor of Arts (Education) / Bachelor of Arts (Creative Arts)
MIAADBMusic Education Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009