08:702:537 Behavioral Approaches to Music Learning

Intensive study of behavioral teaching techniques in music education, with guided research leading to oral and written reports.

Students will show evidence of critical thinking concerning the teaching of music by verbalizations demonstrating ability to logically analyze, criticize, and/or choose alternatives consistent with a value orientation.

By completing various learning activities and projects, students will develop specific techniques related to communication of musical and nonmusical ideas and organization of time and materials for the purpose of facilitating musical learning experiences.

Students will cultivate an understanding of human musical behaviors through assigned readings and completion of assignments.