Dec 10, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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EDU 297y - Methods: K-8 Music

Credit(s): 3

This course is designed for elementary education students only. The course will acquaint (or reacquaint) students with music fundamentals, music theory, and methods for teaching or supervising music in the elementary classroom. (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Practice basic music skills, concepts, and notation (beat, rhythm, meter, melody, harmony, tone color, note values, form, instrument recognition, etc.).
  • Practice how to teach singing, moving, listening, instrument integration, and creating music in the elementary classroom.
  • Write age appropriate lesson plans that explore the relationship between the arts and other curricular areas.
  • Consider the importance and role of music/art education in careers, life, and work.
  • Utilize music to teach art, math, history, social studies, science, reading, and writing.
  • Understand the impact of child development, learning modalities, and teacher modeling on lesson development.

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