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Studio Field Seminar
STUDIO FLD SEM
CLASS CODE: MUSIC 241 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: MUSIC
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: As an observer, students will attend private applied lessons (approximately two a week) taught by various instructors. These are to include observing lessons taught corresponding to the student's major area of emphasis as well as other settings, both instrumental and vocal. Four times during the semester (monthly), all students registered for the class will meet together to discuss their observations and insights
DESCRIPTION: As an observer, students will attend private applied lessons (approximately two a week) taught by various instructors. These are to include observing lessons taught corresponding to the studentís major area of emphasis as well as other settings, both instrumental and vocal. Four times during the semester (monthly), all students registered for the class will meet together to discuss their observations and insights
TOPICS: Teacher/student dynamics
Lesson pacing
Teaching strategies
Pedagogical sequencing
Interdisciplinary teaching techniques
Etc.

OBJECTIVES: This course is designed to provide the student with the opportunity of closely observing the applied teaching/learning process in a variety of settings. As students tend to teach basically as they were taught, this course strives to expand the studentís exposure to the wide variety of applied teaching techniques being used by different teachers and foster creative thought as to how these techniques might be incorporated in the studentís own teaching .
REQUIREMENTS: 1) Attendance as an observer at approximately two private applied lessons each week.
2) A written assessment of teaching strategies observed in each lesson, to be kept in a response journal.
3) Attendance at four (monthly) hour-long seminars where students will exchange and discuss experiences

PREREQUISITES: Music 295
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002