Elementary General Music Methods

Elementary General Music Methods
Methods and materials for teaching general music, K--12. Cognitive development and learning styles as a basis for instructional strategies. Includes Dalcroze, Orff, and Kodaly.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMusic 194 and 198 or concurrent enrollment.
 ProgramsContaining MUSIC 277
Course Outcomes

Personal Repertoire Development

Students will increase their personal repertoire of songs for children including songs from other cultures.

Children's Song Pitch, Tone, and Range

Students will sing children' s songs with accurate pitch, rhythm, intonation, style, and in a range appropriate for children' s vocal development.

Music Literature Analysis

Students will analyze music literature (songs and recordings) for teaching developmentally appropriate music concepts.

Teaching Strategies

Students will implement appropriate teaching strategies for teaching elementary general music.

Orff, Dalcroze, MMCP, etc. Pedagogies

Students will apply ideas from the music pedagogies of Orff, Dalcroze, MMCP, Kodaly, ETM in elementary music lesson plans and teaching experiences.

Child Musical Development

Students will develop music learning activities that are consistent with what they learn about child development and musical development, and determine appropriat emeans for assessing student musical learning.