Undergraduate Course: Music in the Community 3 (MUSI10038)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course will equip students to apply their musical knowledge and skills usefully in the community in a variety of situations, for example in education, special needs and music therapy.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 26,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 16,
Fieldwork Hours 8,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 22,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Placement Study Abroad Hours 44,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||1. Assessment of Placement [50%] to be carried out from Semester 2 Week 7 onwards.
2. Assessment of Group Project [15%] to be carried out by Professional Project Leaders with date to be notified by Course Organiser.
3. One c.5000 word Essay [35%] - Each student will undertake a placement across the social or educational sector between October and March. Students will be required to keep a reflective diary that should include: workshop plans, weekly reporting on progress and issues arising, which will form the basis of their Essay submission. The Essay should evaluate, reflect and analyse the placement with an emphasis on methodological insights.
||Throughout the academic year students will receive oral and formative feedback in 1-2-1 or small group sessions. These will take place before or after the weekly placement. Post-assessment visit the students will receive written feedback on placement feedback sheet. In Semester 1 this will indicate progress and areas for development.
Students will also receive regular advice and feedback by email if they should wish, in respect to their plans for placement sessions.
During practical workshops students will receive formative feedback from the course organiser, visiting specialists and their peers.
They will receive written feedback on the assessed essay including comments on the accompanying feedback sheet.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Students will have gained experience in using creative and improvisational skills with individuals and groups
- They will have developed their own practical musicianship in a community context
- They will have had experience of communicating through music in a variety of community situations
- They will have worked together with professional musicians and clients in placements
- They will have analysed and evaluated their own placement work and reflected on its outcomes
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Seminars: Semester 1, Weeks 1,2,3,5,7,9,11 and Semester 2, Weeks 1,3,5,7,9,11.
Placements: Semester 1 and 2, Weeks 1-11
Some classes are taught jointly with Music in the Community 4.
|Keywords||music in the community music therapy
|Course organiser||Ms Dee Isaacs
Tel: (0131 6)51 4097
|Course secretary||Miss Carrie Lyall
Tel: (0131 6)50 2422