Faculty of Education

COURSES IN MUSIC EDUCATION


In accordance with Senate’s Policy Regarding Inactive Courses, courses which have not been offered in the previous three academic years and which are not scheduled to be offered in the current academic year have been removed from the following listing. For information about any of these inactive courses, please contact the Dean of the Faculty.

In order to ascertain which courses are appropriate for the Bachelor of Music Education degree program and the semesters in which specific courses will be offered, students should check with the Office of Undergraduate Student Services.

2510. Elementary School Music Methods (ME). A course designed to introduce students to current philosophies and methodologies in the field of elementary classroom music. Students will examine materials currently available and be encouraged to develop and create their own. Emphasis will be on learning to evaluate materials as to suitability for musical concepts, class organizations, etc.
Lectures: Three hours per week.
NOTE: This course may be used to replace Education 3180 in the requirements for the former degree regulations. Credit for both Education 3180 and 2510 cannot be obtained.

2520. Voice and Choral Methods (ME). Current pedagogical practices, procedures and materials for use with all levels of school choirs. In addition, this course will examine the anatomy and physiology of the changing voice as a basis for proper vocal development in the classroom setting.
Lectures: Three hours per week.

2530. Primary School Music Methods (ME). Current pedagogical practices, procedures and materials for use in the Primary School music program. The focus of this course will be on the Kodaly Method.
Lectures: Three hours per week.

3131. Music Education in the K-6 School (PE). (See course description in the Education Course Section).

3920. Instrumental Teaching Methods (ME). Current pedagogical practices, procedures and materials for teaching brass, woodwinds, and percussion in band and orchestral school settings.
Lectures: Three hours per week plus laboratory.
NOTE: Includes a laboratory section (MUN Lab Band and Orchestra) designed to provide practical teaching experience and methodology in both band and orchestral settings.

3925. Intermediate/Secondary School Music Methods (ME). Current pedagogical practices, procedures and materials for teaching Music in the intermediate/secondary schools.
Lectures: Three hours per week.

403X. Internship in Music Education (ME). (Equivalent to 15 credit hours in Education). One-semester internship in one or more schools to permit student teaching experiences in choral, classroom and instrumental teaching situations in the primary, elementary and intermediate/secondary schools.
NOTE: Students completing Education 403X are advised that they may not be placed in their first district of choice and may be assigned to another Provincial school district.

4830. Music Education Seminar (ME). A detailed examination of the foundations of Music education common to all levels and types of school Music. Topics include curriculum development, evaluation, psychology and philosophy of Music education and the Music teacher's administrative responsibilities.
Lectures: Three hours per week.


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