MUSC4711 Studio Teaching and Musical Leadership 1

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Multi-mode
Content
This unit includes the psychological and pedagogical aspects of instrumental and vocal teaching and performance; rehearsal techniques; conducting school ensembles; philosophy and psychology of instrumental teaching and learning; and materials, repertoire and methods. At the core of the unit is the teaching apprenticeship requiring a minimum of 20 hours of supervised teaching. Full details of the content of each component of this unit may be found in the respective unit outlines available from the Conservatorium of Music.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate an awareness of the developmental and diverse learning needs of adolescent learners in Music; (2) display a repertoire of teaching and learning strategies relevant to the secondary Music curriculum; (3) display a detailed understanding of the current Western Australian Music curriculum; (4) display sound specialist content knowledge in a range of musical repertoires and modes of engagement; (5) plan and evaluate varied instruction for effective and engaging musical learning; (6) critically evaluate and develop instructional resources for secondary Music, including a range of educational technologies and enhance approaches to learning; (7) apply a range of assessment and evaluation processes and strategies; (8) critically and positively reflect upon own teaching practice; and (9) research established and new theories of learning and best practice as a way to improve own performance.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) essay; (2) choral arrangement; (3) band arrangement; and (4) observation Journal and Reflection on ensemble direction. 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 of lectorials and workshops
  • 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 via the Booktopia Textbook Finder, which has the functionality to search by course code, course, ISBN and title, and may also be posted or available at the appropriate school's administrative offices. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.