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MUSC 0332 - Instrumental Music Education Methods

Credits: 3

This field-based methods course surveys appropriate instrumental literature for elementary, middle and high school programs.  Students develop skills that will enable them to create and maintain a collaborative and cross-curricular learning environment.  They will learn various standards-based teaching methods specific to child development and diverse learning styles as appropriate to the instrumental classroom setting, create effective curricula and lesson plans, and learn rehearsal techniques that employ a variety of assessment strategies specific to the instrumental classroom.  Students will demonstrate teaching strategies through practical teaching projects and field-based labs, and will write reflective evaluations.  Drawing from a variety of classroom management strategies, students will prepare lesson plans with effective routines and procedures that engage and challenge all learners, accommodate a range of needs and abilities, and promote positive behavior.  25-hours of documented field experience in public schools are required.

Prerequisites: MUSC 0221 , MUSC 0230 .