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MU3036: THE DIGITAL MUSIC PRACTITIONER (2022-2023)

Last modified: 27 Oct 2022 17:10


Course Overview

The Digital Music Practitioner is a fully interactive course designed to develop students' digital musicianship skills whilst examining the pedagogy and resources required to facilitate learning and participation in creative music making projects realised through technology. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Pauline Black

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme
  • Programme Level 3
  • One of Bachelor of Music or Bachelor Of Music With Honours (Community Music) or Bachelor of Music with Honours (Education)

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?

Yes

One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.


Course Description

The course will consist of practical workshops that will prepare students with the pedagogical understanding, musical and digital skills necessary for facilitating workshops themselves as musical practitioners in a range of contexts in education and community music. 

Students on this course will have the opportunity to develop as digital musicians who understand both community resource and restrictions. 


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 Lecture during University weeks 8 - 10, 14 - 18
  • 2 Lectures during University week11

More Information about Week Numbers


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

Summative Assessments

Portfolio

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 19 Feedback Weeks 24

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Feedback

Oral feedback will be provided by the lecturer on draft work during the year. Written feedback will be provided following submission of the assessment.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualAnalysePractice in ways that show awareness of own and others roles and responsibilities.
ConceptualAnalyseDemonstrate how the digital music practicioner applies a critical understanding of principal theories, concepts and principles in a range of community and educational settings.
ProceduralAnalyseDemonstrate skills of understanding, developing knowledge and practical application in music technology specific pedagogy.
ProceduralCreateStudents will be able to apply knowledge, skills, and understanding in using musical and digital skills, techniques, practices and materials in workshop settings.
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate skills of critical self-reflection on practice.

Design Project: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 19 Feedback Weeks 24

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Feedback

Oral feedback will be provided by the lecturer on draft work during the year. Written feedback will be provided following submission of the assessment.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualAnalyseDemonstrate how the digital music practicioner applies a critical understanding of principal theories, concepts and principles in a range of community and educational settings.
ConceptualAnalysePractice in ways that show awareness of own and others roles and responsibilities.
ProceduralAnalyseDemonstrate skills of understanding, developing knowledge and practical application in music technology specific pedagogy.
ProceduralCreateStudents will be able to apply knowledge, skills, and understanding in using musical and digital skills, techniques, practices and materials in workshop settings.
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate skills of critical self-reflection on practice.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed elements

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Essay or Design Project or Portfolio or combination agreed by Course Coordinator.

Written feedback will be provided following submission of the assessment.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualAnalysePractice in ways that show awareness of own and others roles and responsibilities.
ConceptualAnalyseDemonstrate how the digital music practicioner applies a critical understanding of principal theories, concepts and principles in a range of community and educational settings.
ProceduralAnalyseDemonstrate skills of understanding, developing knowledge and practical application in music technology specific pedagogy.
ProceduralCreateStudents will be able to apply knowledge, skills, and understanding in using musical and digital skills, techniques, practices and materials in workshop settings.
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate skills of critical self-reflection on practice.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralCreateStudents will be able to apply knowledge, skills, and understanding in using musical and digital skills, techniques, practices and materials in workshop settings.
ConceptualAnalyseDemonstrate how the digital music practicioner applies a critical understanding of principal theories, concepts and principles in a range of community and educational settings.
ConceptualAnalysePractice in ways that show awareness of own and others roles and responsibilities.
ProceduralAnalyseDemonstrate skills of understanding, developing knowledge and practical application in music technology specific pedagogy.
ReflectionEvaluateDemonstrate skills of critical self-reflection on practice.

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