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Unit of Study EDU01304 - Music and Children (2018)

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  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Intermediate

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Demonstrate knowledge of the central concepts of music education in the classroom, underpinning the principles and practices of music teaching and learning; demonstrate a broad and critical knowledge and understanding of the range of academic disciplines related to music including recent theory and practice
2 Design and implement lesson sequences using knowledge of the role and value of music in the broader school curriculum between this key learning area and literacy with inclusion of the NSW syllabuses or other curriculum requirements of the Education Act and demonstrate a range of strategies for teaching and assessing primary music programs and ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the classroom
3 Perform music of different styles and from different times and cultures by singing, playing and moving using musical concepts; participate in a range and variety of drama and dance activities; demonstrate an understanding of movement skills and expressive qualities in relation to music; and demonstrate an improvement in their performance skills in these areas of singing, playing, moving and dramatising
4 Organise sounds into musical compositions using musical concepts
5 Build up a collection of resources which would be of value in teaching classroom music and demonstrate their growth in professional practice and knowledge through their commitment to and engagement with the unit content and associated activities.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the central concepts of music education in the classroom, underpinning the principles and practices of music teaching and learning; demonstrate a broad and critical knowledge and understanding of the range of academic disciplines related to music including recent theory and practice
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. Design and implement lesson sequences using knowledge of the role and value of music in the broader school curriculum between this key learning area and literacy with inclusion of the NSW syllabuses or other curriculum requirements of the Education Act and demonstrate a range of strategies for teaching and assessing primary music programs and ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the classroom
    • GA4:
  3. Perform music of different styles and from different times and cultures by singing, playing and moving using musical concepts; participate in a range and variety of drama and dance activities; demonstrate an understanding of movement skills and expressive qualities in relation to music; and demonstrate an improvement in their performance skills in these areas of singing, playing, moving and dramatising
    • GA2:
  4. Organise sounds into musical compositions using musical concepts
    • GA2:
  5. Build up a collection of resources which would be of value in teaching classroom music and demonstrate their growth in professional practice and knowledge through their commitment to and engagement with the unit content and associated activities.
    • GA4: