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) 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) teaching resource portfolio; (2) assessment moderation task ; and (3) composition or arrangement. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Paul de Cinque
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
MUSC4631 Secondary Music Curriculum 1
Co-requisites:
This unit is for students enrolled in Master of Teaching - Secondary
Course Code 32550
Contact hours
30 hours of lectorials and workshops
Texts

Full details of required texts for each component are available from Booktopia 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 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.