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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


UWM Milton and Lillian Peck School of the Arts


MUS ED Music Education



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249 Diction Survey. 2 cr. U. Survey of Diction for Music Education. An in depth study of IPA covering germanic, romance and other languages as needed.|Prereq: none.
260 Making Music Connections with Children. 3 cr. U. Experiencing music through interactive participation by singing, listening, moving, creating, and playing classroom instruments. Collaboratively teach multiethnic music for children in class.|Prereq: Admis to School of Educ.
331 Keyboard Skills for Music Educators I. 1 cr. U. Functional use of the keyboard for accompanying, sight reading and improvising|Prereq: none.
332 Keyboard Skills for Music Educators II. 1 cr. U. Functional use of the keyboard for accompanying and reading open score.|Prereq: Mus Ed 331(P) or cons instr.
350 Introduction to Teaching Music. 1 cr. U. Exploration of the profession of music teaching including observation in area music programs.|Prereq: Music Major; Music 124(P); & 128(P).
351 Music Instrument Lab. 2 cr. U. Practical experience with folk and recreational-instruments, e.g., autoharp, dulcimer, guitar. Methods and materials for use with children and adults.|Prereq: Music Major; admis to teacher cert prog; or cons instr.
385 Guitar Pedagogy. 2 cr. U. Studies in the pedagogy of guitar for class and private studios.|Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
450 Field Experience in Music Education. 1 cr. U. Experience working with diverse student populations in cooperating schools to address issues of urban teaching.|Prereq: Music Major; admis to teacher cert prog.
451 Teaching Instrumental Music: Elementary and Middle Levels. 2 cr. U. Group ensemble pedagogical techniques in elementary and middle schools; survey of band and orchestra literature; marching and jazz techniques; organization and administration of instrumental music.|Prereq: Music Major; admis to teacher cert prog.
452 String Pedagogy. 1 cr. U. Survey of string pedagogy, methods, and materials.|Prereq: Music Major; admis to teacher cert prog; 1 sem of stringed instrument; or cons instr.
455 Positive Approaches: Music Education Classroom Management. 1 cr. U. Stimulate thinking as evidenced by verbalizations demonstrating ability to logically analyze and criticize behavior. |Prereq: admis to teacher cert. prog.
458 Musicals and Choirs for Young Voices. 2 cr. U. Explore musical literature and techniques for choirs in the elementary grades. Design your own musical and assess the educational value of published materials.|Prereq: Music Major; admis to teacher cert prog; or cons instr.
460 Teaching Elementary General Music. 3 cr. U. Methods, materials, and observation of teaching general music in grades pre K-5.|Prereq: Music Major; admis to teacher cert prog; or cons instr.
461 Teaching Secondary General Music. 2 cr. U. Methods and materials for teaching classroom music; work with creating, performing, and listening techniques; model course designs; related arts-humanities format; and appropriate resources. Sixth grade through adult.|Prereq: Music Major; admis to teacher cert prog; or cons instr.
462 Teaching Secondary Choral Music. 2 cr. U. Methods and techniques for teaching choral music; work with organization choral program, auditioning, choosing music, program planning; rehearsal techniques, public relations, and setting up a choral library. Sixth grade through adult.|Prereq: Music Major; admis to teacher cert prog; or cons instr.
463 Teaching Instrumental Music: Secondary. 2 cr. U. Group ensemble pedagogical techniques in secondary schools; survey of band and orchestra literature; marching and jazz techniques; organization and administration of the instrumental music program.|Prereq: Music Major; admis to teacher cert prog; or cons instr.
477 Student Teaching in Music - Elementary Level. 1-9 cr. U. Teaching experience in cooperating school systems in or near Milwaukee; supervision by critic teacher and members of the music faculty.|Prereq: Music Major; admis to teacher cert prog; and program approval.
478 Student Teaching in Music - Secondary Level. 1-9 cr. U. Teaching experience in cooperating school systems in or near Milwaukee; supervision by critic teacher and members of the music faculty.|Prereq: Music Major; admis to teacher cert prog; and program approval.
479 Seminar in Student Teaching. 1 cr. U. A seminar meeting to review teacher field observations, portfolio development, and preparation of resume and job application materials.|Prereq: Music Major; admis to teacher cert prog; and program approval.
680 Special Studies in Music Education: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U/G. Current issues in music education techniques, pedagogy, and practice at all levels of music teaching. Variable Topics.|May be retaken with change in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: admis to U/G MusEd prog or cons instr.

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