Emphasis on teaching strategies for language and culture. The use of instructional resources including realia, technology, building a teaching file, and the organization of classroom for instruction. it also includes curriculum development and its implementation (including Wisconsin s Model Academic Standards.)
The study of teaching and directing techniques for the senior high school. Involves general music, choral music, repertoire, voicing, curriculum design, discipline, learning styles, teaching strategies, and philosophy. Emphasis on the total year s program in perspective with performances and understanding the non-musical responsibilities of a high school teacher. The course also focuses on the development, application, and refinement of musical and interpersonal skills needed for teaching in a secondary setting. Offered every third semester.
Principles and general methods for teaching theatre in secondary education are discussed, explored and applied. Wisconsin s Model Academic Standards will be applied.
Introduction to the concept of the artist/ teacher. Art education curriculum, unit and lesson planning, evaluation, motivation, instructional materials, and observational techniques for the middle through secondary art classroom. A studio component of this course is meant to provide students with experience in using materials for meaningful expression and planning for the studio-based experiential teaching component of the class.
A class designed for the music education major with emphasis on the development of children s listening, performance, literacy, and creative-expressive skills. Students will learn how to: 1) design age appropriate lesson plans; 2) structure the classroom environment; 3) apply classic techniques of Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze and other emerging pedagogies; 4) measure and grade musical progress; 5) teach through the multiple intelligences; 6) teach multicultural music; and 7) provide opportunity for aesthetic experiences.
A class designed for the music education major. The study of teaching and directing techniques for the middle/junior high school learner, with emphasis on the physical, psychological, and emotional development of adolescents. Course will include: 1) general music; 2) choral music; 3) curriculum design; 4) the changing voice; 5) selecting and evaluating age-appropriate repertoire; 6) playing fretted instruments, folk instruments, rhythmic instruments, melody instruments, and recorders in order to employ them as teaching tools. Offered every third semester.
A course, on a special topic in the discipline at the post-baccalaureate or master degree level, offered on the basis of need, interest, or time lines. May be repeated for credit. See registrar s office current class schedules Web page for specific semester description.
Orientation to the field of education; study of historical, philosophical, and social foundations of education; study of legal, political, economic, and governmental basis of education; overview of innovative theories and practices as well as theories of learning and development and their application; critical thinking, motivation, conflict management, the organization of U.S. schools at the elementary, middle level, and secondary level.
Emphasis on introduction to best educational practices related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment. This course includes lesson planning, lesson presentations, and lesson reflection and analysis. Emphasis on writing, speaking and listening.
Teaching at the secondary level for an entire semester with one quarter in a middle school and the other in a high school. Capstone experience typically completed in the final semester. Prerequisites: admission to the teacher education program, admission to student teaching. For initial licensure candidates, passing Praxis II score.