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(ELED 378) Music Methods for Elementary Teachers

Introduction to fundamentals of music theory, developing the child’s voice, establishing a classroom environment for musical development with emphasis on appropriate musical experiences, resources, and teaching strategies.

Credit Hours 1.0 Lecture
Prerequisite EDU 212
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs Elementary Education (BS), Education Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Develop functional musical skills through understanding the basic elements of music and musicianship according to state standards.
  2. Integrate various content areas with music instruction.
  3. Demonstrate technical skills in planning and presenting lessons.
  4. Elevate materials in planning teaching strategies.
  5. Design classroom strategies that cultivate music literacy in children.
  6. Use various classroom instruments, including voice, as tools for teaching.