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MUS 381 - Methods for Elementary Music Specialist

(3 units)
Methods, materials and special approaches for teaching elementary classroom instrumental and vocal music, grades K-6.

Prerequisite(s): MUS 300 ; successful completion of Praxis I Core Academic Skills for Educators exam. 

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. sing, play, and teach a body of songs, games, and activities appropriate for children in grades K-6.
2. explain the development of musical skills and concepts in elementary-aged children such as singing, moving, creating, and playing instruments and apply that knowledge to various assignments.
3. create and implement logical, age-appropriate lesson plans intended for use in the elementary music classroom.
4. apply the fundamental approaches of various pedagogies and modes of musical expression to lesson writing and reflections.
5. reflect upon and assess their own and other’s teaching and learning through discussions and assignments.


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