Skip to main content
Unit of study_

Psychology of Learning and Instruction - MUED1009

Year - 2018

This unit introduces the study of the psychology to learning and instruction, presenting an overview of the historical relationships between education and psychology, and how cognitive research informs educational practices. It develops students' understandings of psychology's applicability to music education through discussion of relevant research, participation in class activities, and consideration of real-life situations. It aims to develop students' understanding of learners, the learning process, and how educators can optimise music instruction through adopting best practices based on research and understandings of psychology relevant to educational settings.

Classes
1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial/week

Assessment
Collaborative Learning task (20%), Essay 1000 wds (30%), Group tutorial presentation (15%), Lesson plan and analysis Quiz (25%), ePortfolio task (10%)

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Music Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Professor Jennifer Rowley
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

Non-award/non-degree study If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student. Cross-institutional study If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to undertake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.