ADMU416 Music Education
In this unit preservice teachers elect to engage in an in depth study of Music curriculum and teaching to examine the field of Music in an educative and societal context. The unit aims to increase preservice teachers’ knowledge, skills and appreciation of the role of Music practitioners through the provision of practical performance and appreciation experiences. Unit content encourages an understanding and appreciation of the practices and conventions of Music education as applied to the primary classroom. This unit enables preservice teachers to develop a comprehensive understanding of the relationships between pedagogical principles, theoretical components and practice within Music education and how this informs the research, design and implementation of authentic creative arts practices in school settings.