Indiana University

Department of Music Education

Courses

Jacobs School Bulletin

2013-2014
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Courses offered by the Music Education Department are listed below. Please check the Schedule of Classes for course offerings each semester. The letter "P" identifies prerequisites for the course listed.

MUS  E130 - Introduction to Music Learning

Introduction to the philosophy, sociology, and psychology of music. Survey of careers in music, including teaching (school and private), performing, scholarship, publishing, and technical fields. This course fulfills the pedagogy requirement for B.M. degrees.

MUS  E131 - Freshman Colloquium in Music Education

C: EDUC M101 Field Experience. Introduction to the development of instructional materials and professional artifacts through observations, peer teaching, and the application of technological resources. A grade of C+ or higher is required.

MUS  E230 - Teaching Music through Performance

P: E130 Introduction to Music Learning or E131 Freshman Colloquium in Music Education. Preparation of lecture/ demonstrations in music, including selection of topics and literature, administration, and evaluation. Ensembles composed of students enrolled in the class perform productions at community sites such as schools, hospitals, and service clubs.

MUS  E231 - General Music Methods K-12

P: E131 Freshman Colloquium in Music Education; C: EDUC M201 Laboratory/ Field Experience (0 cr.), which requires 15 hours of fieldwork. Principles of musical development and curriculum planning applied to the teaching of general music in schools, including special populations. The application of computer technologies to the teaching of general music and music appreciation is examined. A grade of C+ or higher is required.

MUS  E241 - Introduction to Music Fundamentals

Designed to aid elementary majors in the School of Education in learning to sing and read music.

MUS  E303 - Violin/Viola Pedagogy I

Learning the skills to teach beginning violin or viola students through lectures, observation of private and group lessons, and teaching children under the supervision of the instructor. Paper on a topic from the course.

MUS  E304 - Violin/Viola Pedagogy II

P: E303 Violin/Viola Pedagogy I. Learning to teach shifting, vibrato, and bow strokes, and exploring the repertoire of young violinists and violists. Course includes lectures, observation of private and group lessons, and teaching children under the supervision of the instructor. Paper on a topic from the course.

MUS  E306 - Cello Pedagogy

Comparisons of cello methods and materials, study of right-hand and left-hand techniques, observation of teaching, and practical experience teaching private and class lessons. Paper on a topic from the course.

MUS  E312 - Arranging for Instrumental and Vocal Groups

P: T252 Music Theory and Literature IV and T232 Musical Skills III, or equivalent for all students, and F205 Introduction to Instrumental Techniques for choral and general music education majors. Scoring for orchestra, band, and chorus.

MUS  E315 - Double Bass Pedagogy

P: consent of instructor. Study of techniques, practitioners, and scope of double bass pedagogy from the 18th century to the present. Weekly discussion topics; two papers required.

MUS  E400 - Undergraduate Readings in Music Education

MUS  E410 - Topics in Music Education and Pedagogy

P: Junior standing in the Jacobs School of Music or consent of instructor. Focus on aspects of music education and pedagogy relevant to students enrolled in the degree programs Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Science in Music; the course is not intended to fulfill Bachelor of Music Education requirements. E410 emphasizes theory and research in music education and pedagogy. The scope of topics will include music teaching in private and small group settings, the role of music in society, women in music, research in music pedagogy, philosophy, psychology, and sociology of music. May be repeated for different topics.

MUS  E413 - Harp Pedagogy

P: Junior standing and consent of instructor. A survey of teaching materials and methods for the harp and texts on basic musicianship. Observation of private lessons and class instruction.

MUS  E414 - Applied Harp Pedagogy

P: Junior standing and consent of instructor. A supervised series of private and class harp lessons.

MUS  E459 - Instrumental Pedagogy

Pedagogy classes pertaining to the individual instruments.

MUS  E467 - Techniques of String Class Teaching

Current pedagogical practices, procedures, and materials for string teaching for both class and private instruction.

MUS  E470 - Pedagogy of Jazz

Techniques and methods of teaching jazz studies, including the training of jazz bands.

MUS  E489 - Organ Pedagogy

Pedagogical practices, procedure, and materials for organ teaching.

MUS  E491 - Senior Seminar in Music Education

P: EDUC M482 Student Teaching. Issues in the profession of music education, synthesis of student teaching experiences, and the development of a plan for personal growth as a teacher.

MUS  E493 - Piano Pedagogy

Methods and materials for teaching individuals and classes of both children and adults. Two hours of demonstration and two hours of teaching each week.

MUS  E494 - Vocal Pedagogy

P: Successful completion of upper-division examination. Principles of voice production. Quality, diction, range, breathing, vocalization, dynamics, agility, and vocal hygiene as bases for an approach to voice teaching.

MUS  E502 - The Practice of Music Teaching

An overview of learning theories and curriculum design related to specific music education fields. Includes an investigation of general learning theories and application of these to choral, general, and instrumental music teaching situations. Field experience component will provide opportunities for observation of area teachers and implementation of curriculum with area students.

MUS  E503 - Violin/Viola Pedagogy I

Learning the skills to teach beginning violin or viola students through lectures, observation of private and group lessons, and teaching children under the supervision of the instructor. Paper on a topic from the course.

MUS  E504 - Violin/Viola Pedagogy II

P: E503 Violin/Viola Pedagogy I. Learning to teach shifting, vibrato, and bow strokes, and exploring the repertoire of young violinists and violists. Course includes lectures, observation of private and group lessons, and teaching children under the supervision of the instructor. Paper on a topic from the course.

MUS  E505 - Violin/Viola Pedagogy III

P: E503 Violin/Viola Pedagogy I and E504 Violin/ Viola Pedagogy II. Extended work and independent projects in violin and viola pedagogy. Paper and lecture on a topic from the course.

MUS  E506 - Cello Pedagogy

Comparisons of cello methods and materials, study of right-hand and left-hand techniques, observation of teaching, and practical experience teaching private and class lessons. Paper on a topic from the course.

MUS  E509 - Horn Pedagogy

Observation of two private lessons per week taught by major teachers. Term paper required.

MUS  E510 - Trumpet Pedagogy

Observation of two private lessons per week taught by major teachers. Term paper required.

MUS  E511 - Trombone Pedagogy

Observation of two private lessons per week taught by major teachers. Term paper required.

MUS  E512 - Tuba Pedagogy

Observation of two private lessons per week taught by major teachers. Term paper required.

MUS  E513 - Harp Pedagogy

A survey of teaching materials and methods for the harp and texts on basic musicianship. Observation of private lessons and class instruction.

MUS  E514 - Applied Harp Pedagogy

A supervised series of private and class harp lessons.

MUS  E515 - Double Bass Pedagogy

Study of techniques, practitioners, and scope of double bass pedagogy from the 18th century to the present. Weekly discussion topics; two papers required.

MUS  E517 - Sociology of Music

Discussions and informal lectures on aspects of the sociology of music viewed from the perspective of process.

MUS  E518 - Foundations of Music Education

Interdisciplinary approach, including aspects of philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and sociology.

MUS  E520 - Seminar in Music Education for Master’s Degree Students

P or C: E518 Foundations of Music Education and E598 Practicum/Thesis Proposal in Music Education. Required of master’s degree students in music education. Two meetings a week. Reports on research by students or faculty members.

MUS  E521 - The Children’s Chorus

Vocal and choral techniques, literature, and organizational practices appropriate to children’s choral ensembles.

MUS  E522 - Music in Early Childhood

A survey of research literature in musical development and applications to the selection of materials and teaching methods for the preschool- and kindergarten-aged child.

MUS  E523 - Music in Special Education

Methods and materials for the musical education of learners with special characteristics. Emphasis on adaptive procedures for mainstream education students.

MUS  E524 - Exploratory Teaching in General Music K-12

For graduate students in music education who have teaching experience. Comprehensive study of the general music program, including new techniques, materials, and literature.

MUS  E525 - Supervision of Music in the Public Schools

Functions and techniques of music supervision; problems of music consultants; in-service training for classroom teachers; and administration of school music programs.

MUS  E527 - Advanced Instrumental Methods

Application of current teaching techniques to group instrumental instruction. Designed for students with previous teaching experience.

MUS  E528 - Advanced Choral Methods and Materials

Advanced choral methods for the practicing teacher or advanced student. Literature survey for secondary school environment. Resources and methodology leading to a comprehensive choral curriculum.

MUS  E530 - Learning Processes in Music

Descriptive and prescriptive conditions of musical learning and development. Included are interdisciplinary studies of learning involving musical, psychological, physiological, cultural, and sociological factors.

MUS  E533 - Research in Music Education

P: E632 Advanced Quantitative Research in Music Education or consent of instructor.

MUS  E535 - Measurement, Evaluation, and Guidance in Music

Standardized tests, classroom or studio marking, auditioning, and adjudication; evaluation of aptitude in light of professional and educational criteria; and use of data in counseling.

MUS  E545 - Guided Professional Experiences

P: Consent of instructor. Further development of professional skills in teaching, supervision, and administration by means of laboratory techniques and use of Jacobs School of Music facilities and resources. Evidence required of competency to carry out independent work.

MUS  E557 - Band Arranging for Graduate Students

P: Consent of instructor. Practical arranging of music for concert, marching, and pep bands. Transcriptions of appropriate selections from piano, organ, or orchestral literature.

MUS  E559 - Instrumental Pedagogy

P: Graduate standing. Pedagogy classes pertaining to the individual instruments.

MUS  E561 - Special Topics in Choral Methods

MUS  E568 - Administration of Instrumental Groups

Supervision of school bands and orchestras: student personnel, financing, program construction, rehearsal techniques, festival participation, physical plant, and repair of instruments.

MUS  E570 - Pedagogy of Jazz

Techniques and methods of teaching jazz studies.

MUS  E571 - Kodály Concept I

Methods, analysis, and solfege; materials and curriculum development. Primary.

MUS  E572 - Kodály Concept II

Methods, analysis, and solfege; materials and curriculum development. Intermediate.

MUS  E573 - Kodály Concept III

Methods, analysis, and solfege; materials and curriculum development. Advanced.

MUS  E574 - Orff Program Development I

Methods and materials, movement, singing and playing skills; curriculum development. Primary.

MUS  E575 - Orff Program Development II

Methods and materials, movement, singing and playing skills; curriculum development. Intermediate.

MUS  E576 - Orff Program Development III

Methods and materials, movement, singing and playing skills; curriculum development. Advanced.

MUS  E594 - Voice Pedagogy

P: Voice major or consent of instructor. A study of the components of voice production - respiration, phonation, resonance, and articulation - along with practical methods to address voice classification, tonal quality, diction, registration, and other related topics. A major paper on a related subject and supervised teaching through assignment of students to members of the class will be required.

MUS  E598 - Practicum/Thesis Proposal in Music Education

P: Consent of instructor. Enrollment required prior to the final semester of coursework. Development of Practicum or Thesis methodology and analysis procedures.

MUS  E599 - Practicum in Music Education

Research-based practical or creative project or investigation (may be a phase of a cooperative study or an independent project).  This course is eligible for deferred (R) grading.

MUS  E600 - Thesis in Music Education

Quantitative or qualitative scholarly research document. This course is eligible for deferred (R) grading.

MUS  E616 - Curriculum in Music Education

P: E518 Foundations of Music Education and consent of instructor. Purpose, problems, development, and current trends in music curricular structures in elementary, secondary, and higher education.

MUS  E618 - History and Philosophy of Music Education

P: E518 Foundations of Music Education. The interaction of the theory and practice of music education with historical and philosophical developments in the European/ American tradition.

MUS  E625 - Administration of Music in Higher Education

Administration problems, curricular content, securing of teaching personnel and equipment, planning of music buildings, and other duties attendant upon the administrator of a music department or school of music.

MUS  E635 - College Music Teaching

Theory of teaching, philosophic assumptions, aesthetic theories, approaches to education, implications for teaching music education, music history and literature, and music theory courses.

MUS  E659 - Music Education Doctoral Seminar II

P: Consent of instructor. Advanced professional study in the theory and practice of music education, with application of all previous course material for the doctoral degree.

MUS  E660 - Philosophical Research in Music Education

An examination of the methods used in philosophical research in music education, with a survey of major studies and trends of inquiry.

MUS  E661 - Historical Research in Music Education

An examination of the methods used in historical research in music education, with a survey of major studies and trends of inquiry.

MUS  E662 - Public Lecture

P: Consent of instructor. A presentation made to the university community and submitted for consideration to an appropriate professional conference. The paper presented must represent new, doctoral-level research, and be approved by a primary faculty supervisor and a second faculty reader. This course is eligible for deferred (R) grading.

MUS  E694 - Applied Voice Pedagogy

P: E594 Voice Pedagogy or permission of instructor. A course intended to prepare doctoral students for positions in higher education. Class components will include preparation of such items as a curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching, personal website, as well as a major research paper and multimedia lecture.

MUS  E695 - Seminar in Voice Pedagogy Research

P: Voice major or consent of instructor. For advanced students in voice and voice pedagogy. A study of materials related to the study of voice pedagogy through resource reviews. A major research paper and multimedia lecture will be prepared and presented.

MUS  E696 - Practicum in Teaching Studio Voice

P: E 694 Applied Comparative Voice Pedagogy or E 695 Seminar in Vocal Pedagogy Research and consent of instructor. For doctoral students in voice who have not held associate instructor positions in voice. Supervised teaching experience of secondary voice students. Development of syllabi and materials for studio voice instruction.

MUS  E700 - Dissertation in Music Education

This course is eligible for deferred (R) grading.

MUS  F200 - Music Education Instrumental Laboratory

C: F281 Brass Instrument Techniques or F337 Woodwinds Techniques. Preparing lessons, teaching, and conducting heterogeneous instrumental ensembles.

MUS  F205 - Introduction to Instrumental Techniques

For B.M.E. voice and piano concentrations. Techniques and materials for beginning instrumental study. Recommended for sophomores and juniors.

MUS  F261 - String Class Techniques

Class instruction and teaching methods for violin, viola, violoncello, and double bass.

MUS  F281 - Brass Instrument Techniques

C: F200 Music Education Instrumental Laboratory. Class instruction and teaching methods for trumpet, horn, trombone, and tuba.

MUS  F302 - Classroom Instrument Techniques

instruction in recorder, guitar, lap dulcimer, autoharp, and classroom Orff Instrument (pitched and non-pitched).

MUS  F337 - Woodwind Techniques

C: F200 Music Education Instrumental Laboratory. Class instruction and teaching methods for flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, and saxophone.

MUS  F338 - Percussion Techniques

Instruction in timpani, snare drum, xylophone, bass drum, cymbals, Latin and jazz drums, etc. Laboratory class with an emphasis on teaching techniques.

MUS  F411 - Musical Productions for the Choral Director

P: E131 Freshman Colloquium in Music Education. Direction of vocal/choral productions involving staging or movement, including madrigal dinners, musical theatre, vocal jazz, and show choir.

MUS  F412 - The Children’s Chorus

Vocal and choral techniques, literature, and organizational practices appropriate for children’s choral ensembles.

MUS  F413 - Choral Literature for Music Educators

P: E131 Freshman Colloquium in Music Education. Survey of choral music appropriate for secondary school ensembles.

MUS  F414 - Music in Early Childhood

P: E131 Freshman Colloquium in Music Education. C: EDUC M401 Field Experience. Methods and materials appropriate to the musical development of children from birth to age five.

MUS  F415 - Orff, Dalcroze, Kodály

Principles and practices of music instruction associated with Carl Orff, Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, and Zoltan Kodály.

MUS  G390 - String Orchestral Literature

P: T231 Musical Skills II and T251 Music Theory and Literature III. An overview of all levels of string orchestra literature that could be used in a K-12 program. Emphasis will be placed on effective programming for string programs at various levels. Examination and analysis of representative string repertoire as well as rehearsal techniques appropriate for the range of levels and styles of music.

MUS  I201 - Master Class in Music Education

Introduction to current topics in music education. For freshman and sophomore music education majors.

MUS  I202 - Master Class in Music Education for Student Teaching

C: EDUC M482 Student Teaching. Preparation and support for student teaching experience. Field project and portfolio completion. For music education students during the student teaching semester.

MUS  I502 - Music Education Master Class for Student Teaching

Co-requisite, EDUC M580 Internship in Music (10 cr.). Preparation and support for student teaching experience. Meets three times during the student teaching semester.