Course Descriptions 2012-2014 Catalog - UW-Superior

2012-2014 Catalog

Undergraduate Course Descriptions

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Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
MUSED 382Elementary Music Methods3.00
Preparation for teaching and learning in general music grades PreK-5 according to children's physical, cognitive and emotional development and current educational and philosophical theories as applied to music education. Students learn how to design curriculum; daily and unit lesson plans according to local, state and national standards for music education; and develop understanding and skills in instructional and assessment strategies common to American methods of music education. Includes fieldwork.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
MUSED 383Teaching Music in the Elementary School3.00
Preparation for the elementary education degree. Designed to develop students' knowledge, skills and dispositions for integrating music into the elementary classroom: basic strategies in song teaching, classroom instrument playing, harmonizing of children's songs, integrated and interdisciplinary lesson design, and instructional strategies according to children's physical, cognitive and emotional development. Students learn ways to engage children activities such as singing, playing instruments, moving to music and composing, all in support of the elementary curriculum. School and community fieldwork.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 170, and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSED 384Secondary Choral Techniques and Literature2.00
A study of the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully manage and teach a secondary choral program. Study of rehearsal technique and management issues is combined with examination of choral literature and performance practice.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 380 and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year
MUSED 385Instrumental Methods2.00
Curriculum, materials, organization, conducting, and administration of instrumental music for the upper elementary grades and the secondary school.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
MUSED 386Secondary General Music Methods3.00
Preparation for teaching and learning in general music grades 6-12 according to the physical, cognitive and emotional development of youths and current educational and philosophical theories as applied to music education. Students learn how to design curriculum; daily and unit lesson plans according to local, state and national standards for music education; and develop understanding and sills in instructional and assessment strategies common to American methods of music education. Additional emphasis is on scheduling of classes at the secondary level of music education. Includes fieldwork.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year
MUSED 388High School Band and Orchestra Literature2.00
Survey of high school band and orchestra literature with emphasis on rehearsal problems, difficulties for individual instruments, and conducting problems.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year

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