MUED - Music Education

MUED411 Teaching Elementary Instrumental Music II (4 Credits)

Prepare instrumental-emphasis music education majors to synthesize the knowledge and skills that will enable them to develop and/or maintain an exemplary curricular-oriented, research-based, comprehensive elementary instrumental music program.

Prerequisite: MUED320 and MUED311.

Restriction: Must be in Music Education program.

MUED420 Teaching Secondary Instrumental Music II (4 Credits)

Prepare instrumental-emphasis music education majors to synthesize the knowledge and skills that will enable them to develop and/or maintain an exemplary, curricular-oriented, research-based, comprehensive secondary instrumental program.

Prerequisite: MUED320 and MUED311.

Restriction: Must be in Music Education program.

MUED471 Teaching General Music (4 Credits)

An examination of children's musical development via model teaching experiences. Students in this course will be involved in learning appropriate techniques and materials used to plan, deliver, and assess musical instruction effectively in general music settings for K-12 students. The focus is on how to implement a sequential, balanced, and comprehensive music curriculum (i.e., artistic processes: creating, performing, and responding) that emphasizes opportunities for students to construct their own learning.

Prerequisite: MUED222 and MUED333.

Restriction: Must be in Music Education program.

MUED472 Teaching Choral Music (4 Credits)

Preparation for teaching choral classes through the integration of conducting technique, vocal pedagogy, knowledge of repertoire, and the application of appropriate instructional strategies in the context of peer teaching and field experience assignments.

Prerequisite: MUED471.

Restriction: Must be in Music Education program.

MUED473 Teaching General Music for Instrumentalists (2 Credits)

Introduction to current trends, materials and approaches in general music instruction.

Prerequisite: MUED311; and MUED320.

Restriction: Must be in Music Education program.

MUED474 Field Experiences: Pre-Student Teaching (2 Credits)

Field experiences to fulfill teaching requirements in K-12 music teacher education program.

Prerequisite: MUED420 and MUED411; or (MUED472 and MUED471).

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department; and senior standing.

MUED484 Student Teaching in Elementary School: Music (6 Credits)

Fulfills elementary teaching requirements in K-12 music teacher education program. Limited to music education majors who have previously applied.

Corequisite: MUED494.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department; and must be in Music Education program.

MUED489 Field Experiences (1 Credit)

Series of field experiences in K-12 settings.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department; and must be in Music Education program.

Repeatable to: 6 credits.

MUED494 Student Teaching in Secondary School: Music (6 Credits)

Fulfill secondary teaching requirements in K-12 music teacher education program. Limited to music education majors who have previously applied.

Corequisite: MUED484.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department; and must be in Music Education program.

MUED499 Workshops, Clinics, Institutes (1-3 Credits)

Innovative and experimental dimensions of music education offered to meet the needs of music teachers and music supervisors allowing students to individualize their programs.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

MUED672 Advanced Instrumental Methods in Music Education (3 Credits)

Teaching instrumental music in the K-12 setting, including recruiting, literature selection, curriculum, rehearsal techniques, and pedagogical approaches.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department.

MUED673 Beginning String Instruction: Principles and Applications in Group Process (3 Credits)

A survey of string instrument techniques, pedagogy, and materials for the elementary school. Includes hands-on review and extension of beginning-level string playing and teaching techniques through an organized, sequential approach.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department.

MUED677 Advanced Studies in Choral Music Education (3 Credits)

A critical review of choral music education in both school and community. Includes historical foundations, philosophical perspectives, and practical teaching applications in light of current scholarship.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department.

MUED688 Music Cultures in the Classroom II: Curriculum Materials and Teaching Strategies (3 Credits)

Designed to assist the music teacher in integrating music from selected cultures into the curriculum. Curriculum materials are presented and teaching strategies demonstrated.

Recommended: MUED687.

Restriction: Must be in a major within ARHU-School of Music department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

MUED690 Research Methods in Music and Music Education (3 Credits)

The application of methods of research to problems in the fields of music and music education. The preparation of bibliographies and the written exposition of research projects in the area of the student's major interest.

MUED691 Psychology of Music Teaching and Learning (3 Credits)

An overview of the psychological bases of musical behavior, with particular emphasis on the teaching and learning of music.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department.

MUED692 Foundations and Perspectives of Music Education (3 Credits)

An introduction to historical, sociological, and philosophical perspectives of music education.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department.

MUED696 Assessment in Music Education (3 Credits)

Historical and theoretical nature of assessment in education. Application and critique of various materials and approaches to assessment in music education. Development of appropriate evaluation and reporting tools.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Music department.

MUED697 Curriculum & Assessment in Music Education (3 Credits)

Theoretical and practical knowledge related to curriculum,assessment, and evaluation in music education. Course topics include: a) aspects of philosophy,sequencing, and design in music curricula; b) reliability, validity, and fairness in assessment; c) planning for and designing assessment of student knowledge and skills; d) policy, procedures, and outcomes associated with music teacher evaluation.

MUED698 Current Trends in Music Education (1-3 Credits)

A survey of current and emerging philosophies, methodologies and curricula in music education and their implementation. The influence of educational and social changes and the expanding musical scene upon the music programs for children of all ages and for teacher education.

Repeatable to: 8 credits if content differs.

MUED699 Workshops, Clinics, Institutes (1-3 Credits)

Innovative approaches to various dimensions of music education are offered to meet the pedagogical needs of music teachers. The maximum number of credits tht may be earned under this course symbol toward any degree is six semester hours; the symbol may be used two or more times unti sixsemester hours have been reached.

Repeatable to: 10 credits.

MUED729 Doctoral Colloquium in Music Education (1 Credit)

For students in PhD Progam in Music Education. Meets approximately 4-5 times per semester to read and discuss current work in the field, interact with visiting speakers, share work in progress, learn new tools and methods, and hear research presentations from one another

Restriction: Permission of instructor.

Repeatable to: 6 credits.

MUED780 Seminar in Music Teacher Education (3 Credits)

Development of knowledge and skills necessary for music teacher educators. Topics include history of and reform movements in music teacher education, recruitment, education and certification of music teachers and inservice programs.

Restriction: Must have doctoral standing in a Music Education program.

MUED785 Teaching Music in Higher Education (3 Credits)

Prepare students for music faculty positions in higher education institutions. The course readings, discussions, assignments, and experiences are aimed to develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to be a successful member of the faculty at a variety of institutions.

MUED790 Design and Analysis of Research in Music Education (3 Credits)

Advanced applications of quantitative and qualitative social science research paradigms to research problems in the field of music education. Topics include the formation of researchable questions; the design of experimental, quasi-experimental, descriptive, and qualitative research studies; and the analysis and interpretation of research data.

Prerequisite: Must have completed a college-level statistics course. And MUED690; or an equivalent master's level research in music education course.