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Music Curriculum 4Western Sydney University Unit Code: 102880.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 5

Credit Points: 10

102086 Designing Teaching and Learning AND 102081 Adolescent Development and Teaching AND 102083 Diversity, Social Justice and Learning

About this Unit
This unit will explore the discipline of Music education in contemporary Australian society, and the senior secondary Music extension curriculum. The unit will investigate current evidence-based approaches for curriculum development for quality teaching and learning, including formative and summative assessment. Pre-service teachers will learn approaches for building knowledge and praxis of Music. They will learn approaches for engaging adolescent learners and differentiate the curriculum in the senior secondary years. They will further develop skills to shape the dialogic talk of the classroom. Pre-service teachers will formulate unit and assessment plans in order to demonstrate a knowledge of curriculum, learning and assessment theory. They will develop teaching resources for effective teaching and learning and to link with curriculum. They will critique curriculum implementation in current socio-cultural school contexts.

1714.5Master of Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
1715.3Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary) (exit only)CURRENT
1859.4Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CURRENT

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