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Non Western Music - MUED1004

Music educators today must be equipped to teach from a perspective that acknowledges the cultural dimensions of music. Contributing to the development of such a perspective, this unit of study provides students with the opportunity to encounter a musical culture and nonfamiliar music system through direct practical experience, and to consider the implications this presents for teaching and learning. Issues including methodologies of teaching, learning and research; ethical considerations; and the availability and applications of resources are covered in the unit. This is taught through an immersion in a single non-western instrumental ensemble (such as Gamelan). In some years this unit may be offered as a voluntary option in a field location.

1 x 2 hour workshop/week

Participation and performance; short weekly tests on assigned readings; transcription and performance task; reading/listening research for listening test. (100%)

Additional information
If field trip is offered, an equivalent mode of assessment will apply


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Music Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Gary Watson
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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