Prerequisite EDMU508 Music Curriculum and Teaching 1
This unit focuses on the study of contemporary music pedagogy and curriculum requirements pertaining to all areas of secondary schooling but with particular attention on the senior secondary years. The work in this unit includes analyses of current national and state arts and music policies, school policies and practices in music as well as guidelines by appropriate professional music education organisations. Studies include exploration and analysis of teaching resources and repertoire for creative music making in the secondary classroom as well as supporting musicology, music theory, performance, composition and aural development. There will be an appropriate focus on the study of music and music education requirements at senior secondary level and discussion of the connections between school and community music.