May 30, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUS 315 Teaching Music to Children II

3 Credit(s)
This course, a continuation of MUS 205N, will introduce music into various Head Start and preschool programs located in Salem and surrounding areas.  The course will cover an introduction to Venezuelan visionary Jose Antonio Abreu and El Sistema, several music pedagogies including Orff Schulwerk, Kodaly, Dalcroze, and Feireabend, preparation of age appropriate musical activities, lesson design, classroom management, and teaching, as well as assessment and reflection around teaching and learning.  Students should expect to be off-campus for much of the semester during class time at partner sites in and around Salem. Three lecture hours per week.  Course is repeatable up to two times.
Prerequisite: MUS205N.