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Psychology of Learning and Instruction - MUED1009

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.

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

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


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Music Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 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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