MU 400W

Materials and Methods of Teaching Secondary Music

This course presents materials and methods of teaching music in post-elementary settings. Addressing both vocal and instrumental ensembles as well as general music classes, content includes philosophical considerations, objectives, curriculum, and administrative procedures. Topics include a survey of appropriate literature, the use of computer-assisted instruction, planning and assessment, rehearsal techniques, conceptual teaching, and instructional strategies. Prerequisite: Passing Praxis I. Meets five hours weekly. Credit, 3 hours.