Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:September, Parkville - Taught on campus.
On campus delivery only. Please note this subject is not offered externally or via distance education.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm on each day of classes. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
VCA and Music Student Centre
234 St Kilda Rd, Southbank
Tel: +61 3 9685 9322
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
This is a practical module that examines the challenges of introducing popular music into classrooms, both from a musical and educational perspective. Students will consider how popular music performance, improvisation and composition skills can be readily handled in formal education settings and the connection between popular music and youth culture as well as an examination of popular music styles and forms.
This subject is taught by Mr Andrew Swainston, Graduate School of Education.
On completion of this subject, students should have gained:
Preparation for sessions (20%); presentation for the class on Day 4 (30%); and an independent assignment resulting in a unit of work that embodies the principles covered in seminars (50%) due five weeks after the conclusion of the subject. Provision will be made for the sharing of students work.
|Prescribed Texts:||A reading pack will be distributed prior to the first class.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject, students should have also developed: |
Master of Music Studies |
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