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300. Principles of Education 3 hours
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Foundations of education with emphasis on examination of current educational issues in a historical context and identification of underlying philosophical assumptions. Counts as liberal arts course for Conservatory and Double-Degree students. Enrollment Limit: Open to juniors and seniors only.
Sem 1 EDUC-300-01 M 7:00-9:30 pm Ms. Edwards

 

Music Education
100. The Art of Teaching Music 1 hour
An overview of music teaching opportunities with focuses on who teaches music and in what settings, the kinds of knowledge and skill necessary for effective teaching, and ways to include teaching in a professional career as a musician. Particular emphasis on the ways teaching practices differ to accomodate students of varying ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Open to non-music education majors only. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 30. Preference given to Conservatory students.
Sem 2 MUED-100-01 TuTh 9:00-9:50 Ms. Edwards
101. Introduction to Music Education 1 hour
An overview of the total K-12 music program in a variety of school settings. Demonstration and discussion of relevant approaches to the teaching of choral, general, and instrumental music at all levels. Includes observations. Exploration of career opportunities in music education and related fields of outreach programs. Enrollment Limit: 30.
Sem 1 MUED-101-01 TuTh 1:30-2:20 Ms. Erwin
102. Practicum in School Music Experiences 2 hours
An introduction to the teacher's role in instructional settings. Includes observations of music and other school classes and student participation as an instructional aide. Class sessions include techniques for observing classroom behavior, relationships between teaching reading and teaching music, and planning music instruction. Three hours plus travel time in one or more blocks must be free during school hours each week. Prerequisites: MUED 101 (Introduction to Music Education) or MUED 100 (Art of Teaching Music). Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 15.
Sem 1 MUED-102-01 TuTh 3:00-3:50 Ms. Edwards
Sem 2 MUED-102-01 TuTh 3:00-3:50 Ms. Kerchner
103. String Pedagogy 1-2 hours
Investigation of a wide range of pedagogical approaches and materials toward comprehensive understanding of principles involved in teaching stringed instruments. Required for students wanting to participate as teachers in the string preparatory program. Significant paper required for second credit. Prerequisites: APST 273 or concurrent enrollment, or status as a string performance major. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 10.
Sem 2 MUED-103-01 (one hour) F 1:30-2:20 Ms. Erwin
MUED-103-02 (two hours) F 1:30-2:20 Ms. Erwin
201. Music for Exceptional Learners 2 hours
Designed to acquaint pre-service music educators with issues (social, legal, and pedagogical) surrounding the education of students exhibiting mental, physical, intellectual, and/or emotional disabilities, as well as students who are gifted and talented. Focus will be on the development of teaching strategies for the mainstreamed music classroom, the presentation of peer-teaching lessons during which the needs of exceptional students are accommodated, and the observation of exceptional students taught in Lorain County settings. Prerequisites: MUED 100 OR MUED 101. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 30.
Sem 2 MUED-201-01 TuTh 11:00-11:50 Ms. Kerchner
206. Teaching Young Singers 2 hours
An overview of children's vocal development including analysis of common vocal problems, study of pedagogical techniques in group settings, evaluation of vocal and choral literature and texts, construction of vocal interviews, and guidelines for performance at the elementary and secondary levels. Laboratory/observation experience required (Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m.). Prerequisites: MUED 102, APST 260 or 262. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 12.
Sem 1 MUED-206-01 Tu 9:00-9:50 Ms. Kerchner
Th 1:00-1:50

 

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Music Education: 300-400 Level Courses

300. Teaching Music to Adolescents and Lab 3 hours
The teaching and organization of music classes in the middle and senior high school. Includes consideration of performance and non-performance classes, and implications of the National Standards for the Arts. Two-hour laboratory experience required throughout the semester. All music education majors develop functional playing skills on guitar; a proficiency test must be passed. Prerequisites: APST 260. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 30.
Sem 1 MUED-300-01 MWF 1:30-2:20 Ms. Kerchner
301. Teaching Music to Children 3 hours
Principles and practices for teaching music to children aged 3-11. Emphasis on planning, teaching and evaluating general music lessons at different levels based upon the National Standards in the Arts and utlizing techniques/materials from a variety of current approaches including Kodaly and Orff Pedagogy. Corresponding laboratory experience is MUED 303 (Preschool Music Lab, Thursdays, 5:30-8:00, 1 credit hour), required for vocal emphasis music education majors. Participation in a minimum of five Music Lab Sessions required for instrumental emphasis music education majors. Prerequisites: MUED 102 (Practicum). Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 20.
Sem 2 MUED-301-01 MWF 1:30-2:20 Ms. Edwards
303. Preschool Music Lab 1 hour
Laboratory setting for MUED 301. Music teaching experiences with 3-5 year old children utilizing a variety of current approaches for individual exploratory music play, small/large group settings, and parental involvement. Weekly participation required for vocal emphasis music education majors. Prerequisites: MUED 301 or concurrent enrollment. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 20.
Sem 2 MUED-303-01 Th 5:30-8:00 Ms. Edwards
304. Instrumental Music Programs 2 hours
The techniques involved in the organization, administration, and preparation of a comprehensive instrumental music program at the secondary level. Includes study of methods, materials, and repertoire used to teach orchestra, concert band, jazz ensemble, and marching band. Includes marching band performance practices, drill maneuvers, development and charting of shows, and its role in the school music program and the community. Prerequisites: MUED 300 or concurrent enrollment. Enrollment Limit: 30.
Sem 1 MUED-304-01 TuTh 3:00-3:50 Mr. J. Knight
305. Band Repertoire 2 hours
Primarily for music education majors with instrumental emphasis. Designed to emphasize the continued development and refinement of baton and rehearsal technique, score preparation, and interpretation through an in-depth study of band repertoire. Prerequisites: APST 261(Instrumental Conducting) and MUED 304 (Instrumental Music Programs).
Enrollment Limit:
12.
Sem 2 MUED-305-01 TuTh 11:00-12:00 Mr. J. Knight
400. Student Teaching and Seminar 4-16 hours
Placement in elementary and secondary vocal and/or instrumental music settings. Full-time experience includes a four-week Professional Orientation period. Prerequisites: Vocal Emphasis-APST 262; MUED 302; Instrumental Emphasis-APST 261; 272/3, 274/5, 276/7, 235; MUED 304. All-APST 260; MUED 101, 102, 300, 301; completion of secondary-study requirement, aural-skills requirement. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 15.
Sem 1 MUED-400-01 W 3:30-4:20 Ms. Edwards
MUED-400-02 W 3:30-4:20 Ms. Erwin
MUED-400-03 W 3:30-4:20 Ms. Kerchner
MUED-400-04 W 3:30-4:20 Mr. J. Knight
Sem 2 MUED-400-01 W 3:30-4:20 Ms. Edwards
MUED-400-02 W 3:30-4:20 Ms. Erwin
MUED-400-03 W 3:30-4:20 Ms. Kerchner
MUED-400-04 W 3:30-4:20 Mr. J. Knight
403. Community Music Field Experience 1-3 hours
Placement in a community music program to be approved by the music education division director. Credit would be reflected in two hours at the community music site each week for one credit, four hours for two credits and six hours per week for the three credit load. Prerequisites: MUED 100 or 101, MUED 300 or 301, APST 260, nine credits in Community Music Minor.
Sem 1 MUED 403-01 To be arranged Staff
Sem 2 MUED 403-01 To be arranged Staff

 

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Music Education: 500 Level Courses

500. Student Teaching and Seminar 6-16 hours
Graduate-level experience for MME and MMT candidates only. Growth in ability to analyze and solve learning/teaching problems expected. Completion of a graduate student teaching study is required. Prerequisites: MUED 400. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 5.
Sem 1 MUED-500-01 W 3:30-4:20 Ms. Edwards
MUED-500-02 W 3:30-4:20 Ms. Erwin
MUED-500-03 W 3:30-4:20 Ms. Kerchner
MUED-500-04 W 3:30-4:20 Mr. J. Knight
Sem 2 MUED-500-01 W 3:30-4:20 Ms. Edwards
MUED-500-02 W 3:30-4:20 Ms. Erwin
MUED-500-03 W 3:30-4:20 Ms. Kerchner
MUED-500-04 W 3:30-4:20 Mr. J. Knight
501. Apprentice Supervision 1 hour
Principles and techniques of effective music teaching supervision. Includes readings, observations of taped and live teaching segments, guided supervision of early field-based experiences, and conferences with appropriate faculty member. Prerequisites: Fifth-year status in the MME or MMT program. Notes: May be repeated for credit. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 5.
Sem 1 MUED-501-01 To be arranged Ms. Erwin
MUED-501-02 To be arranged Ms. Kerchner
MUED-501-03 To be arranged Ms. Edwards
MUED-501-04 To be arranged Mr. J. Knight
Sem 2 MUED-501-01 To be arranged Ms. Erwin
MUED-501-02 To be arranged Ms. Kerchner
MUED-501-03 To be arranged Ms. Edwards
MUED-501-04 To be arranged Mr. J. Knight
502. Review of Research in Music Education 2 hours
Introduction to techniques of research in music education; critiques of research studies both as an overview of the field and in relation to a specific area chosen by the student. Includes some data-collection projects and a masters research-project proposal. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 6. Open only to Music Education majors in the MME or MMT programs.
Sem 2 MUED-502-01 MF 9:00-9:50 Ms. Kerchner
503. Graduate Project 5 hours
To be chosen from areas designated in information available in the Music Education Graduate Handbook. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 5.
Sem 1 MUED-503-01 To be arranged Ms. Erwin
MUED-503-02 To be arranged Ms. Kerchner
MUED-503-03 To be arranged Ms. Edwards
MUED-503-04 To be arranged Mr. J. Knight
Sem 2 MUED-503-01 To be arranged Ms. Erwin
MUED-503-02 To be arranged Ms. Kerchner
MUED-503-03 To be arranged Ms. Edwards
MUED-503-04 To be arranged Mr. J. Knight
504. Studies in Music Education 1-2 hours
Specialized study of particular aspects of music education, possibly including attendance of classes in one or more different courses and culminating in a synthesis appropriate in form to the nature of the study. Students electing this course should be prepared to discuss significant aspects of its content as part of the Comprehensive Final Examination. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 6.
Sem 1 MUED-504-01 To be arranged Ms. Erwin
MUED-504-02 To be arranged Ms. Kerchner
MUED-504-03 To be arranged Ms. Edwards
MUED-504-04 To be arranged Mr. J. Knight
Sem 2 MUED-504-01 To be arranged Ms. Erwin
MUED-504-02 To be arranged Ms. Kerchner
MUED-504-03 To be arranged Ms. Edwards
MUED-504-04 To be arranged Mr. J. Knight

 

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