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MU5515: ENHANCED PRACTICE IN MUSIC TEACHING AND LEARNING (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course provides opportunities for students to explore and critically assess a number of approaches to musical learning and the educational theories that underpin them. Participants will evaluate and apply these to their own practice settings, critically discussing issues and debates that may arise from the application of theory to practice. Students will carry out a comparative study set in their own music education context, applying theory to practice.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Pauline Black

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course provides opportunities for students to explore and critically assess a number of approaches to musical learning and the educational theories that underpin them. Participants will evaluate and apply these to their own practice settings, critically discussing issues and debates that may arise from the application of theory to practice. Students will compare and contrast the relevance and appropriateness of musical learning in different settings and contexts. Students will carry out a comparative study, in their own music education setting, applying theory to practice and reporting on a case study.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 25 - 29, 31 - 35

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Negotiated Study of Practice: Essay 5000 words (80%); Negotiated Study of Practice: Poster Presentation (20%); Negotiated Study of Practice: Presentation (0%).

Resit:

Re-submission of written essay.

Re-submission of potser presentation.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Formative feedback ongoing throughout course - in class tutorial discussions linked to negotiated study topics.

Formative feedback on presentation.

Written feedback on summative essay.

Written feedback on poster presentation.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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