Prerequisites: B.Mus./B.Ed.(A.D.) registration and permission of Instructor.
Current issues in education and schooling will be considered in historical, philosophical, and sociological contexts. Dialogue connecting such issues to actual practice will contribute to the content of this course. The student's personal beliefs and emergent philosophy of education will be clarified in the content of the MY-SY teacher. The student teaching practicum experience will be an integral part of this course.
Cross-registered with (Administration & Educational Services) 01:361.
Cross-registered with (Administration & Educational Services) 01:362.
3 lecture hours per term, one term
Successors: 01:270, 01:271, 01:440, 01:440, 06:344, 06:444, 65:344.
Transfer Equivalents: Look up 06:241 in the BU Course Transfer Database.
Prerequisites: B.Mus./B.Ed.(A.D.) or B.Mus. (4-Year Specialist) registration or permission of Instructor.
This course will instruct beginning teachers in the full range of diagnostic, formative and summative evaluation techniques available with the emphasis on current provincial government practice. In addition, the ethics of assessment procedures will be considered.
Cross-registered with (Educational Psychology & Foundations) 04:354.
Cross-registered with (Educational Psychology & Foundations) 04:353.
4 lecture hours per week, one term
Transfer Equivalents: Look up 06:354 in the BU Course Transfer Database.
Prerequisite: 06/66:344 or permission of Instructor.
A study of materials and methods used for teaching music to children from kindergarten to grade 3 in group settings. Students will be introduced to psychological and developmental theory pertinent to music teaching and learning and to research in music education as a means for informing instruction. As well, students will develop conceptually-based lesson plans incorporating activities suitable for this age group.
Cross-registered with (Music) 66:464
The study of material and pedagogical considerations necessary for the delivery of middle and high school choral programs. Topics will include conducting techniques relevant to the development of a healthy choral sound, sensitivity to text and style. This course will also provide appropriate tools to create effective lesson/rehearsal plans and develop a choral curriculum appropriate to the level of middle and high school students.
A course for music students who want to develop their knowledge and experience of formal and informal musical practices in the wider community. Students will work towards a personal understanding of what Community Music means globally as well as practical involvement in researching actual local Community Music practices. The course will examine sociological, cultural, historical, political and pedagogical issues related to community music.
Transfer Equivalents: Look up 65:397 in the BU Course Transfer Database.
Prerequisites: 65/06:344 or permission of Instructor.
A study of the fundamental issues, concerns, goals and objectives central to the music education profession. An extension and more detailed analysis of topics addressed in Foundations I; intended to serve as a final synthesis of all aspects of the music education program.
Cross-registered with (Music Education) 06:445.
3 lecture hours per term, one term
Transfer Equivalents: Look up 65:445 in the BU Course Transfer Database.
Prerequisite: 65/67:283 with "B-" or better grade or permission of Instructor.
A study of materials and methods necessary for development of improvisational skills and a viable jazz program.
3 lecture hours per week, one term.