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MUS 369 - Elementary Music Practicum

(2 units)
Discussion of music development, assessment, management, and school culture in the elementary school setting. Includes field experience in a local high school.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 2
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. take part in successful teaching experiences with elementary school students under the mentorship of experienced teachers.
2. identify best practices of various components of teaching, e.g. curricular choices, sequencing, and assessment, utilized by elementary music teachers.
3. discuss how students of different abilities can be accommodated in the music classroom.
4. identify classroom management strategies and describe the impact that management (or lack thereof) has on a music classroom.
5. reflect upon and compare curricular choices of elementary music teachers.
6. observe and apply routines, procedures, and schedules that make elementary music programs work successfully.
7. discuss the impact of National, State, and District Standards as well as the Common Core on music programs.
8. articulate how students and student learning impact teacher choices in the music classroom through written assignments and verbal discussions.


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