Nov 19, 2019  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 4118 - Methods and Materials in Music (3)


Prerequisites: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills, and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary, and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5. Corequisites: EDU 4200  Student Teaching. This course, completed concurrently with EDU 4218 , is a study of methods and materials used in teaching the various music subjects and activities in public schools. The principles of music education, its problems, and the more frequently used evaluation procedures are also studied. This course provides a survey of current issues in teaching music, effective teaching methods, classroom management techniques, and a review of philosophies of student discipline. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews.


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