Australia's cultural diversity is reflected in school populations and educational policies. This unit of study discusses issues related to the teaching of music in a culturally diverse society both in Australian and international contexts. Rationales and strategies for incorporating music from a variety of cultures into music education programs will be explored with reference to relevant syllabus and policy documents and resources. This unit of study provides students with the knowledge and skills that are required to meet the needs of culturally diverse students in schools, as stipulated by AITSL.
4 1/2 hour lecture-tutorials taught as workshops, modelling experiential learning of the core topics, and taught for 4 weeks before and after the PEx block.
1xEquivalent to 500wd In-class Participation (10%), 1x3000-4000wd Submitted work: Assignment (60%), 1x2 pages, 12pt Times, 1.5 spaced. Submitted work: Assignment (30%)
EDMT5702 Music Curriculum 2