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MUE3120 Contemporary Music Teaching Practices
Credit Points: 15

In this unit students will be introduced to various methodologies and conventions associated with the teaching and performance practices of a range of contemporary and jazz music styles. Beside examination of the social and political contexts of examples of both genres, students will examine the philosophical issues associated with teaching these genres and their implications on task design and motivation in preparation for teaching the WACE Music Areas of Study and the emerging Australian Arts Curriculum.  Practical components of this course will include the creation and recreation of the many styles of contemporary and jazz music styles and their pedagogical implications for teaching in Secondary Schools.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MABUTWMusic Education Major
MIAAGYMusic Education Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013