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Curriculum Action Notice

From:

Academic Affairs Committee

Date:

Nov. 19th, 2009

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Jeffrey Bossworth , 206 Pinecrest Manor, ext. 4762.

 

1. NEW COURSE: MU 5505: Technology in Music Education
 
Purpose and Nature of Course: __New course to cover technology in music education previously taught

 in  MU 5546 (General Music Classes in Secondary Schools)__________

Prefix: __MU_____    Number: ____5505________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___Technology in Music Education__________________

Abbreviated Title (for Master Schedule), Maximum 20 spaces

TECHNOLOGY MUSIC ED

Credit(s) __1___ Graduate                             

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

Studies current trends in technology for the music classroom.  Special focus on educational software, online resources, Smartboard, notation software, and application to the music classroom and ensemble rehearsal.

 

If taught dual-level or cross-listed with another department, list: 

Prefix __MU___   Number __3305___Support Signature ________________________________

If dual-level, attach a document that indicates content, assignments and assessments for graduate and undergraduate courses.

Courses to be eliminated:  (Course deletion form must be completed):

Prefix _MU__  Number __ 5546__

 

2. NEW COURSE: MU 5241: General Music Methods K-12

 

 Purpose and Nature of Course: __General Music Methods and Materials K-12:  Required course

for certification students, elective for MA Music Education.  Combines information previously taught in MU 5544  (Current Trends in Music Education:  Elementary) and MU 5546 (General Music Classes in Secondary Schools)

Prefix: __MU_____    Number: ____5241________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___General Music Methods K-12__________________

Abbreviated Title (for Master Schedule), Maximum 20 spaces

GEN MUSIC METHODS          

Credit(s) __3__ Graduate                               

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

Studies the developmental and musical characteristics of children ages 5-18.  Emphasizes teaching the elements of music through age-appropriate activities.  Includes a survey of current materials as well as observation/participation in the local schools.  Particular attention is given to curricular development for general music classes and elective courses in grades K-12. 

 

If taught dual-level or cross-listed with another department, list: 

Prefix __MU___   Number _3241____Support Signature ________________________________

Courses to be eliminated:  (Course deletion form must be completed):

Prefix _MU__  Number __5544, 5546_

 

3. COURSE DELETION: MU 5544: Recent Trends in Music Education

Rationale for deletion: __Replacing MU 5544 with MU 5241 General Music Methods          

Course Title: ___Recent Trends in Music Education:  Elementary_______________________

 

4. COURSE DELETION: MU 5544: Recent Trends in Music Education

Rationale for deletion: __Replacing MU 5546 with MU 5241 General Music Methods          

Course Title: ___General Music Classes in Secondary Schools_____________

 

 

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