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Fundamentals of Teaching - MUED1008

Examining the theory and practice of how to teach and how students learn music is important for intending teachers of groups and individuals. This unit of study provides strategies and skills for reflective music teaching creating appropriate learning experiences through understanding and applying effective use of pedagogy. The goal is the development of reflective music teachers, who can design, implement and evaluate effective teaching and learning experiences. As an introductory education unit principles underlying theoretical models of pedagogy for effective teaching and learning, effective lesson planning and a range of teaching strategies using both traditional and digital resources that meet the needs of all learners from diverse backgrounds with a range of learning needs, styles and abilities are explored.

1 x 2 hour workshop/week

Research reflection 1000 wds (30%), Lesson planning and assessment (40%), Eportfolio personal profile and electronic poster (30%)


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? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: A/Professor Jennifer Rowley
HECS Band: 1
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