Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MUE6429
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Approved by SCNS
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: Required for MA in Music Ed. To GC. Approved. To SCNS; SCNS apprd 6425 as 6429 eff 8/1/16. Pre-req is MUE 6789
- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 5216 2015-04-09 Department College Budget Account Number Music FA 240200 Contact Person Phone Victor Fung 42311 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title MUE 6429 Learner-Centered Approaches in Music Education II Is the course title variable? N Is a permit required for registration? Y Are the credit hours variable? N Is this course repeatable? N If repeatable, how many times? 0 Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option 3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) Learner-Centered Music Ed II Course Online? Percentage Online O - Online (100% online) 100
MUE6xxx - Research Report Writing in Music Education
This course serves as the culminating experience for the Master of Arts in Music Education degree program at the University of South Florida.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
Needed for program/concentration/certificate change
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?
All MA in music education students will 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.)
PhD in music education.
- Other Course Information
• To help students think more deeply about the importance of music and the arts.
• To help students express their thoughts about No. 1 clearly.
• To help students understand the issues, problems, needs and potentials of the field of
• To help students become familiar with recent research concerning informal and student centered
learning practices in music.
• To help students discover aspects of informal and student centered learning that can be incorporated
into music classrooms.
B. Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
• explain and discuss the importance of informal and student centered pedagogical practices in
contemporary music education practice
• design music classes using informal and student centered pedagogical practices
• teach music classes using informal and student centered pedagogical practices
C. Major Topics
Informal learning, student centered pedagogy, participatory pedagogical practices, course design, music education advocacy
Lucy Green; Hear, Listen, Play! How to Free Your Students’ Aural, Improvisation and Performance Skills. 2014, Oxford University Press, ISBN: 978-0-19-999576-9
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
Course readings selected from Lucy Green; Hear, Listen, Play! How to Free Your Students’ Aural, Improvisation and Performance
Skills. 2014, Oxford University Press, ISBN: 978-0-19-999576-9 and from other reading materials supplied in Canvas or by external links.
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
discussion boards 50%
module quizzes 30%
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
Module 1 (two weeks)
Module 2 (two weeks)
Module 3 (two weeks)
Module 4 (two weeks)
Module 5 (two weeks)
Module 6 (two weeks)
Module 7 (one week)
presentations to students in Informal Learning I course
H. Attendance Policy
Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,
Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)
In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.
I. Policy on Make-up Work
No late work will be accepted.
J. Program This Course Supports
MA in Music Education
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