Professional Issues in Music Education (MUED4632)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study assists students in making the transition to music teaching professional. It draws on knowledge and skills derived from previous units of study, and provides students with a broader view of the social and professional contexts of teaching with reference to local, national and international educational settings. It focuses on special education and gender issues to explore of aspects of individual difference (cognitive, social, emotional and physical). In combination with the practical teaching experience in the associated unit of study, Professional Experience 3, this unit provides a foundation and opportunity for students to become reflective practitioners in the field of music education. The focus on individual needs of school students provides a specific perspective on special education required for teaching in NSW schools.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

One 1 hr lecture and 3 hr seminar/week

Assessment

Action research project proposal (20%) and presentation (20%), Seminar presentation (20%), Essay or Case Study (30%), ePortfolio task (10%).

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

MUED3602 and MUED4602

Corequisites

MUED4633

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Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

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