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MU5015: CURRENT ISSUES IN MUSIC EDUCATION (2022-2023)

Last modified: 27 Oct 2022 19:10


Course Overview

In this course students will have an opportunity to engage with some current issues and practical challenges concerning music education. It will examine a variety of topical and sometimes contentious issues and practical challenges concerning, for example, equality, diversity and inclusion in music, the role and status of instrumental music and curriculum planning.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus 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

In this course students will have an opportunity to engage with some current issues and practical challenges concerning music education. It will examine a variety of topical and sometimes contentious issues and practical challenges concerning, for example, equality, diversity and inclusion in music, the role and status of instrumental music and curriculum planning. Perspectives on learning, teaching and creativity will be addressed. The role and impact of policy change will be critically examined in the context of music education.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University week s 8 - 10, 14 - 18
  • 2 Seminars during University week 11

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Written feedback on summative essay.

Word Count 5000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Oral Presentation: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Summative feedback from 30% presentation.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

Oral Presentation: Individual

Assessment Type Formative Weighting
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Formative feedback ongoing throughout course - in class tutorial discussions linked to essay topics. Formative feedback on presentation - 0% version.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Resit Assessments

Essay, Presentation or Combination of both

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Essay or presentation or combination of the two in consultation with the course coordinator.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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