MUSC4632 Secondary Music Curriculum 2
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Semester 2 UWA (Perth) Face to face
- This unit comprises a detailed study of the practices and procedures for teaching class music at lower and upper secondary levels.
- 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.
- 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 Nicholas Bannan
- Unit rules
- MUSC4631 Secondary Music Curriculum 1
- Contact hours
- 30 hours: weekly lectures/seminars
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.