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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MUE7491

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-05-26
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1830 2005-09-29
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Music FA 2402-000-00
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Victor Fung 41145

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    MUE 7491 International Perspectives in Music Education

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    2 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    International Persp in Mus Ed
    Course Online? Percentage Online





    Course Description

    A critical examination of music education in various nations from social, cultural, political, and philosophical perspectives.

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Presently the Ph.D. program in music education does not offer a course in the area of international perspectives in music education.

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course will become one of six courses in the degree specialization from which students must take five. There is good reason to believe most students would take this course.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?


    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Ph.D. in music education, background experience with international perspectives in music education.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    -- Examine music education systems in selected countries

    -- Lead, and contribute to, discussions on reading materials and relevant topics

    -- Develop an understanding of music education theories, practices, and research in international contexts

    B. Learning Outcomes

    -- Conduct and present a major project in a selected topic in international perspectives in music education based on the student's background, interest, experience, and career goal

    -- Write a publishable scholarly paper, using APA style, in a selected topic in international perspectives in music education based on the student's background, interest, experience, and career goal

    C. Major Topics

    -- Music education systems, histories, philosophies, theories, practices, and issues in all continents of the world

    D. Textbooks

    -- Dobbs, J. (Ed.). (1998). A world view of music education: Papers from the XVIII ISME International Conference, Canberra, Australia. International Music Education: ISME Yearbook Volume XV.

    -- Hargreaves, D. J., & North, A. C. (Eds.). (2001). Musical development and learning: The international perspective. New York: Continuum.

    -- Lundquist, B. & Szego, C. K. (Eds.). (1998). Musics of the world's cultures: A source book for music educators. Reading, UK: International Society for Music Education (ISME) / Callaway International Resource Centre for Music Education (CIRCME).

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports

  5. Course Concurrence Information

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