SEED 4413 Seminar on Teaching Methods of Music Education, Student Teaching I and II
1 hour recitation, weekly supervised teaching (total 40 days, 300 hours); 6 credits
Supervised teaching in music in schools at two grade levels (pre K-6; and 7-12). Weekly seminar. Synthesis and application of knowledge and skill in human processes and variations, learning styles and processes, motivation, communication, classroom management, special needs, language acquisition and literacy development, curriculum development, instructional planning and strategies, technology and assessment, and the rights and responsibilities of all involved in the educational process, especially as applied to urban students. Workshops in identifying, reporting, and responding to child abuse, and in substance abuse, fire and arson prevention, and safety education. Students spend the equivalent of forty days in schools during which time they engage in daily supervised student teaching.
Prerequisite: permission of the director of the Conservatory of Music and the chairperson or deputy of the Department of Secondary Education .