Music Education (MUED)

MUED 533  - Methods for String Instruction I  (2 Credits)  

Fundamentals of teaching orchestral stringed instruments in school string and orchestra classes. Emphasis on sequential instruction, materials, and classroom management.

Prerequisites: C or better in both MUED 104 and MUED 200.
Corequisite: MUED 533P.
MUED 533P  - Practicum in Methods of String Instruction I  (1 Credit)  

Practical application of string methods and materials in public and community school settings. Not auditable.

Corequisite: MUED 533.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Internships

MUED 534  - Methods of String Instruction II  (2 Credits)  

Continued study of methods, materials, and concepts of teaching orchestral stringed instruments in school string and orchestra classes. Emphasis on rehearsal techniques and curricula.

Prerequisites: MUED 533, MUSC 101.
Corequisite: MUED 534P.
MUED 534P  - Practicum in Methods of String Instruction II  (1 Credit)  

Practical application of string methods and materials in public and community school settings. Not auditable.

Corequisite: MUED 534.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Internships

MUED 551  - The Middle School Band  (2 Credits)  

Study of teaching materials, methods, literature, and educational practices used in middle school band settings.

Prerequisites: C or better in each of MUED 105, MUED 106, and MUED 200.
MUED 552  - The High School Band  (2 Credits)  

Study of teaching materials, methods, literature, and educational practices used in high school band settings.

Prerequisites: MUED 551.
MUED 554  - Workshop in Music Education  (1-3 Credits)  

Selected topics in music education. May be repeated as the topic varies. Credits 1-3 per registration; 12 maximum.

MUED 555  - Integrating Music into the Elementary Classroom  (3 Credits)  

Develop activities and learning plans that integrate music into language arts, math, science, social studies, ELA, and learning for students with special needs. Apply those lessons in practicums with children.

MUED 557  - Wind Pedagogy II  (2 Credits)  

Continued study of the issues in playing and teaching wind instruments in a heterogeneous class. Special study of problems unique to each woodwind and brass instrument regarding fingering and intonation.

Prerequisites: MUED 357 or admission to MAT (music) program.
MUED 558  - Arraning for the Marching Band  (2 Credits)  

Instruction and practice in arranging music for the marching band.

MUED 564  - String Instrument Pedagogy  (2 Credits)  

Principles and practices in teaching string instruments, including Suzuki and Rolland. Emphasis on teaching in the private studio.

MUED 565  - Specialized Elementary Music Methods  (2 Credits)  

Advanced study of Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze, and Gordon music learning theories as applied in elementary schools.

Prerequisites: MUED 465.
MUED 568  - Organization and Administration of Music Programs  (2 Credits)  

Topics include materials and techniques of class teaching, equipment purchase, budgeting, recruiting, public relations, and the music library.

Prerequisites: C or better in MUED 200.

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MUED 568P  - Practicum in Instrumental Music  (1 Credit)  

Practical application of instrumental methods and techniques in school settings. Not auditable.

Corequisite: MUED 568.

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MUED 700  - Independent Study in Music Education  (1-3 Credits)  

This course is designed for graduate students who wish to pursue a study of various areas of music education according to their particular needs.

MUED 731  - Teaching Internship in Music  (12 Credits)  

This course is designed to provide a full semester of field experience in the public school for Master of Arts in Teaching (music ) degree participants. Not Auditable.

Prerequisites: Acceptance into Professional Program in Education.
MUED 732  - Music Teaching Internship Seminar  (3 Credits)  

A series of seminars designed to enhance the student teaching experience. Topics include classroom management, lesson planning, assessment, and curriculum development.

Prerequisites: MUED 731 and Acceptance into Professional Program in Education.
MUED 752  - Psychology of Music  (3 Credits)  

Study of the physical factors involved with the production and perception of musical sound; the tests for measuring music aptitude and achievement; the psychology of learning applied to music.

MUED 753  - Instrumental Development and Related Materials  (3 Credits)  

Detailed study and analysis of techniques used for the development of the instrumental program in the public schools; diagnosis of problems relating to strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion; study and evaluation (including the problems in selection and use) of literature and materials for solos, small ensembles, bands, and orchestras suitable for elementary, junior, and senior high schools.

MUED 754  - Music Administration and Curriculum  (3 Credits)  

Concepts of and trends and practices in supervision; the place of music in the total program of education; consideration of current types of administrative organizations; study of administrative problems including scheduling and budgeting; consideration of effective music programs in city and county school systems; in-service education and workshop techniques; school and community relationships.

MUED 756  - Choral Develoment and Related Materials  (3 Credits)  

Study of choral problems from the classroom point of view; techniques of voice development in classes; emphasis on style, interpretation, rehearsal techniques, rhythm, tone quality, and diction; study and evaluation of choral compositions from Palestrina to the present day available for use in the public schools at all levels of instruction.

MUED 757  - Seminar in Elementary School Music  (3 Credits)  

A survey and evaluation of music book series for the elementary and middle school; an investigation of contemporary developments in pedagogy and in the application of research findings; and the formulation of a topical bibliography.

MUED 781  - Advanced Brass Pedagogy  (3 Credits)  

Pedagogical methods and techniques of brass instruction, and a survey of music literature appropriate for intermediate through advanced level.

MUED 782  - Advanced Woodwind Pedagogy  (3 Credits)  

An investigation of pedagogical methods and techniques of woodwind instruction through performance, and a survey of music literature appropriate for intermediate through advanced levels.

MUED 783  - Advanced Wind Pedagogy  (3 Credits)  

Pedagogical methods and techniques of wind instruction. Special study of problems unique to each instrument relating to care and repair, embouchure, tone production, articulation, fingering, intonation, and teaching materials.

MUED 784  - Band Literature  (3 Credits)  

History and literature of the wind band/ensemble.

MUED 785  - Measurement and Evaluation of Music Learning  (3 Credits)  

Selection and development of appropriate music learning measurement and evaluation techniques.

MUED 790  - Principles of Music Education  (3 Credits)  

Seminar on selected topics in music education.

MUED 791  - History and Philosophy of Music Education  (3 Credits)  

History of music education in the United States; comparative music education in foreign countries; philosophies that have influenced music education; and socio-cultural effects of music in the United States

MUED 792  - Music Learning Theory  (3 Credits)  

Application of learning theory to music.

MUED 793  - Topics in Music Education  (1-3 Credits)  

May be repeated for up to twelve credits. Topic for any semester to be announced by title in the schedule of classes.

MUED 794  - New Directions in Music Education  (3 Credits)  

Current trends in music education and an examination of how these issues affect music teaching and learning.

MUED 795  - Research in Music Education and Pedagogy  (3 Credits)  

Research methods and procedures.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Research

MUED 796  - Seminar in Music Education Research  (3 Credits)  

Survey and critical analysis of research in music education, culminating in the presentation and defense of individual research proposals.

Prerequisites: MUED 795.
MUED 890  - Research Project  (1-3 Credits)  

Specialized research in music education. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.