MUSC4712 Studio Teaching and Musical Leadership 2

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)

If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.

AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Content
This unit is a continuation of studies taken in MUSC4711 Studio Teaching and Musical Leadership 1. At the core of the unit is the teaching apprenticeship requiring a minimum of 30 hours of supervised teaching of individual students and small groups, and the rehearsing of school ensembles.
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) portfolio of plans and materials; (2) essay; and (3) seminar presentation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite requirements(s) or a mark of 50 per cent or greater, whichever is higher and specified in the unit outline, for the portfolio of plans and materials, essay, and seminar presentation components.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Paul de Cinque
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
MUSC4711 Studio Teaching and Musical Leadership 1
Co-requisites:
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 Conservatorium of Music. Lists of required texts and recommended further reading are also provided in the full unit outlines available from the Conservatorium of Music.

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