Undergraduate Course: Music,Culture and Education (EDUA10088)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The course will introduce participants to the field of Cultural Studies as a context for constructing understanding key themes within culture, heritage and diversity and demonstrate how Music is a significant contributor to shaping and influencing culture.Cultural Studies is a multli-disciplinary field, here fusing the study of culture, ethnomusicology and education. The fusion of theoretical and practical knowledge through the course will be applied systematically to a rigorous consdieration of contemporary issues in curriculum and pedagogy relating to primary school stages.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Qualifications required for the B.Ed. (Hons.) Primary and normally completion of years 1 and 2 of an undergraduate programme
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Qualifications required for the B.Ed. (Hons.) Primary and normally completion of years 1 and 2 of an undergraduate programme
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 27,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Total 4000 words or equivalent.
An oral presentation (3000 word equiv: 75% weighting)
Maintainance of a professional portfolio (1000 word equiv: 25% weighting)
|No Exam Information
| Engage critically with the main themes within the academic domain of cultural studies;
Demonstrate knowledge, understanding and practical skill of a selected range of western and non-western musics;
reflect, critically, on their own experiences of engaging with the specialist area of Music Education and the extent to which performance experiences have been informed by their theoretical understanding of the themes and sub-themes of the course;
Analyse and evaluate the ways in which cultural studies and musial experiences will inform their planning, presentation and evaluation of the teaching of musical activities in the primary curriculum.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Students will have the opportunity to work with children on Weeks 8 and 9 of the course.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Classes will be arranged around a series of seminar/workshop activities in the Music Studios, Chessel's Land. Holyrood Campus.
|Course organiser||Mr Neil Houston
Tel: (0131 6)51 6007
|Course secretary||Miss Jenna Mcculloch
Tel: (0131 6)51 6012
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