Course: MUSC 3160Division
: Fine Arts, Comm, and New MediaDepartment
: Instrumental Pedagogy and MethodsSemester Approved
: Fall 2016Five-Year Review Semester
: Fall 2021End Semester
: Fall 2022Catalog Description
: This course focuses on fundamental principles and specific techniques of music teaching. Students will reinforce, acquire and apply principles, techniques, methods, and philosophies of instrumental music performance. Required for instrumental performance majors.Semesters Offered
: TBACredit/Time Requirement
: Credit: 3; Lecture: 3; Lab: 0Prerequisites
: MUSC 2120Justification
: This course is required for students seeking teaching licensure in music. Course content dealing with ensemble management and rehearsal techniques are useful to students in the bachelor of music program as an elective creditStudent Learning Outcomes:
Students will demonstrate competence in rehearsal management Students will be as sessed through written assignments, course presentations, tests and exam.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of programming and repertoire selection. Students will be assessed through written assignments, course presentations, tests and exams.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the administrative aspects of instrumental music education. Students will be assessed through written a ssignments, course presentations, tests and exams
Students will demonstrate an understanding of methods of teaching rhythm and intonation. Students will be assessed through written assignments, course p resentations, tests and exams.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of various methods of teaching the acquisition of rhythm, tonality, and melody and sensitivity to intonation. Students w ill be assessed through written assignments, course presentations, tests and exams.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of music curriculum planning, execution, and asessment. This will be assessed though field observation journals.Content:
Sound to symbol. Teaching rhythm and rhythm reading. Feldman and Contzius, pp. 146
Tonality, melody and singing. Improvisation and composition. Feldman and Contzius, pp. 47-62.
History and philosophy of instrumental music education. Instructional design. Feldman and Contzius, pp. 63-76.
Classroom Management. Feldman and Contzius, pp. 77-99.
Curriculum, Assessment, and Grading. pp. 100-133
Repertoire, pp. 135-156
Repertoire continued. Score study. Mid-Term Exam
Ensemble set-up, Rehearsals. pp. 172-214
Intonation. pp. 215-236
Other ensembles. Motivation pp. 237-261
Recruitment and Organization. pp. 263-297
Concert planning and management, Promotion and advocacy pp. 298-325.
Communication, Budget. pp. 326-347
Copyright. pp. 348-354
Health issues, leadership issues. pp. 355-365
Review. Projects due.Key Performance Indicators:
1. Exams and Tests (20%-30%)
2. Class Presentations (20%-30%)
3. Assigned Written Work (20-30%)
4. Field Observation Journals (20-30%)
Exams and Tests 20 to 30%
Class Presenations 20 to 30%
Assigned Written Work 20 to 30%
Field Observation Journals 20 to 30%Pedagogy Statement: Maximum Class Size
: 20Optimum Class Size