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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 424 - Jazz Pedagogy

Jazz-specific teaching methods, strategies, literature and materials primarily for application in a public school setting, grades 6-12, vocal or instrumental. Recommended for, but not limited to, music education majors. This course is a part of the Teacher Preparation Program.

Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an awareness of jazz education history and trends and compare with jazz performance history
  • Demonstrate how to establish a jazz program in a school setting and strategies and/ or methods for developing jazz skills in students
  • Demonstrate rehearsal techniques and strategies in student ensembles
  • Demonstrate rhythm section techniques
  • Develop lists of appropriate equipment in school settings and compile lists of jazz resources in various media
  • Develop philosophies concerning festivals and contests
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