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MUSC8004 - Class Teaching 2

Title:Class Teaching 2
Long Title:Class Teaching 2
Module Code:MUSC8004
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Music & Performing Arts
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2018/19 ( September 2018 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: MARIA JUDGE
Module Author: Ciara Glasheen Artem
Module Description: This module develops classroom teaching and management skills further.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Refine delivery of music learning at junior primary level.
LO2 Develop a comprehensive portfolio of lesson plans and resource material.
LO3 Demonstrate a broad range of teaching strategies and methods and their appropriate use and application in the teaching of music
LO4 Exhibit a broad range of techniques and methods of classroom management and their appropriate use and application in the context of teaching music
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Class Teaching 1
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Resource development
Further development of an efficient resource file applying retrieval techniques.
Skill development
Developing age-appropriate teaching strategies and further developing an individual teaching style.
Musicianship Skills
How to analyse and develop musicianship skills through a spiral curriculum
Classroom immersion
Experiencing varied teaching practice settings and developing self-evaluative and analytical skills
Mentoring programme
Observing and working with practitioners to apply their developing skills
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Portfolio of student observations of classroom practice and supervisor feedback on class delivery 1,2,3,4 40.0 Every Week
Project Compilation of Resource file 2,3 30.0 Sem End
Other A portfolio of short assignments illustrating the importance of Psychology on the development of a teaching style 3,4 30.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lab Microteaching/small group work 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Lecture Classroom methodology 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Observation and teaching practice experiences 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Lecture Psychology 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Associated reading and research 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Gage, N. L. & Berliner, David 1998, Educational Psychology, 6th Ed., Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston & New York [ISBN: 0 39 5797942]
  • Michael Houlahan & Philip Tacka 2008, Kodaly Today, Oxford University Press New York [ISBN: 19-531-409-0]
  • Michael Houlahan & Philip Tacka 2015, Kodaly in the Kindergarten, Oxford University Press New York [ISBN: 0-19-939649]
  • Feierabend, John M. and Kahan, Jane L. 2003, The Book of Movement Exploration, GIA Publications
  • Feierabend, John M. 2003, The Book of Beginning Circle Games, GIA Publications
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Banks, O. 1976, The Sociology of Education, Batsford London [ISBN: 0713431733]
  • Choksy, Lois 1999, The Kodaly Method II, Prentice-Hall New Jersey [ISBN: 0 13 949173 2]
  • Cole, Michael & Shelia 1996, The Development of Children, WH Freeman New York [ISBN: 0 71 672 8591]
  • Forrai, Katalin 1998, Music in the preschool, 2nd Ed., James Ferguson Pty Ltd Brisbane [ISBN: 0 9586297 06]
  • Galloway, D., Rogers, C. et. al 1998, Motivating the Difficult to Teach, Longman New York [ISBN: 0582231558]
  • Hargreaves, Dav. J. 1986, The Developmental Psychology of Music, Cambridge University Press Cambridge [ISBN: 0 521 314151]
  • Reynolds, Cecil R. & Gutkin, Terry B. 1982, The Handbook of School Psychology, John Wiley & Sons New York [ISBN: 0471011819]
  • Swanwick, K. 1994, Musical Knowledge, Routledge London [ISBN: 0415100976]
  • Gordon, Edwin E. 1991, Jump Right In to Listening: Music for Young Children, GIA Publications
  • Gordon, Edwin E. 2012, Learning Sequences in Music, A Contemporary Music Learning Theory, 4th Ed., GIA Publications
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Website: www.oup.com.us/kodalyinkindergarten

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 6 Elective
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 8 Elective

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