MUSC4631 Secondary Music Curriculum 1
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Semester 1 UWA (Perth) Face to face
- This unit comprises a detailed study of the practices and procedures for teaching class music focusing on lower and middle secondary levels.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate familiarity with the historical development and syllabus requirements of the Australian National Curriculum (ANC) and Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE); (2) apply the ANC and WACE Framework to plan music lessons/units; (3) apply the principles of assessment of the ANC and WACE to evaluate student learning; (4) articulate the place and need for music in secondary schools; (5) critically appraise the relevance of prominent philosophies, methods and psychological theories of music education relevant to the secondary school context; (6) demonstrate familiarity with the aims of the Post-compulsory Education Review and the ANC and the WACE and their implications for music and arts education practices; and (7) collect, adapt and revise teaching materials covering a wide range of pedagogical styles and contexts that prepare for and support classroom teaching at Secondary level.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) designing listening activities; (2) lesson plans; and (3) semester portfolio. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Nicholas Bannan
- Contact hours
- 30 hours—lectures: 2 hours; Practical Classes: 1 hour (for 10 weeks)
- Unit Outline
Full details of required texts for each component are available from the University Co-operative Bookshop and from the School of Music. Lists of required texts and recommended further reading are also provided in the full unit outlines available from the School of Music.
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.