Sep 24, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 520 - Methods of Teaching Theory

Methods of teaching for students preparing to teach core undergraduate music theory classes, including music fundamentals, counterpoint, harmony and voice leading, sight-singing, aural skills, dictation, and rudimentary analysis. Course will be offered on on odd numbered years (Fall).

Prerequisite: permission of instructor.


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

  • Articulate principles of sequential undergraduate instruction in written and aural music theory (e.g. music fundamentals, harmony and voice-leading, aural skills, dictation, and basic analysis).
  • Design and deliver effective undergraduate lessons in written and aural music theory.
  • Evaluate music theory texts and musical examples for their appropriateness for introductory, remedial, and advanced music theory instruction.
  • Design and interpret the results of diagnostic exams, skills checks, and written/aural examinations to provide feedback and evaluate student achievement in music theory.

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