Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

MUED 3909 Elementary Music Techniques

Prerequisite: MUED 3800 and admission to upper division. Emphasis on how children learn, selecting content for teaching and on choosing and applying strategies using singing, listening, movement, playing instruments and creating music to teach music concepts. Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze and other approaches to teaching music in the elementary school are studied and applied. Observations in an elementary music class are a requirement of the class in addition to practical assignments in music education pedagogy.