UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

MUSC4632 Secondary Music Curriculum 2

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content This unit comprises a detailed study of the practices and procedures for teaching class music at lower and upper secondary levels.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) apply the requirements of the Australian National Curriculum (ANC) and the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) to plan appropriate music lessons/units and programs for Years 7 to 12; (2) apply the principles of assessment of the ANC and WACE to evaluate student learning; (3) critically appraise the relevance of prominent philosophies, methods and psychological theories of music education relevant to the secondary school context; (4) plan lessons and schemes of work/program plans that incorporate practical and creative activities; (5) construct assessment tasks utilising sound assessment principles; (6) discuss the pedagogical issues in the planning and teaching of curriculum components (such as aural, music history and set works) within the secondary school context; (7) demonstrate understanding of the basic issues relating to managing a music department; and (8) undergo the application process of a music teaching position.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) participation; and (2) coursework assignment(s) and portfolio preparation as appropriate. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Dr Nicholas Bannan
Unit rules
Prerequisites: MUSC4631 Secondary Music Curriculum 1
Contact hours 30 hours—lectures: 2 hours; tutorials: 1 hour (for 10 weeks)
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.arts.uwa.edu.au/Units/MUSC4632/SEM-2/2017
Texts

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.


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