This seminar provides opportunities for doctoral students to share their completed and in-progress research as a supportive community of emerging scholars. There will also be opportunities to collaborate with faculty on various research projects. Faculty-led discussions will include a variety of topics relevant to higher education, such as publication, job search, tenure and promotion in academia.
Organization of the choral program in the junior and senior high school. Materials and methods of teaching small and large vocal ensembles. Study of sol-fa. Field observations. For Music Education majors only.
Materials, techniques, and methods for teaching instrumental music in the public schools, K-12. Field observations, reports, and micro-teaching experience. Prerequisites: instrumental techniques courses, conducting. For Music Education majors only.
This course is designed to help students develop their skills relative to alternative music education experiences (other than traditional band, orchestra, and choir) for school and community settings. Emphasis will be on music making utilizing non-traditional instruments, with additional creative opportunities provided.
This course provides a guided opportunity for graduate students to (a) read, understand, evaluate, synthesize, and discuss music education research, and (b) improve their abilities to write in a manner appropriate for research and scholarly activity.