MUSC 438

Contemporary Issues in Music Education

course outline (assignments, schedule, readings)

Assignments

Class Schedule & Readings

  • Jan. 4  Beynon (personhood)
  • Jan. 6  Dolloff (identity)
  • Jan. 11 Hanley, *Scruggs (constructivism)
  • Jan. 13 *Brown (student-centred) (Alicia and Moriah)
  • Jan. 18 *Countryman & Stewart Rose  (social justice)
  • Jan. 20 *Allsup & Shieh 2012 (social justice) (Chantel and Tina)
  • Jan. 25 *Standerfer (differentiation) *Melago (ADD) (Monica and Ange)
  • Jan. 27 *Abramo (twice exceptional)
  • Feb. 1 O’Neill (technology)
  • Feb. 3 *Drummond (copyright) (Tiffany) *Albert (social media) (Owen and Sydney) copyright matters (an overview of Canadian copyright guidelines)
  • Feb. 8  Schippers 2010 (global music)
  • Feb. 10 *Holmes (international mindedness) (Olivia and Gillian)
  • Feb. 22 Green (informal music learning)
  • Feb. 24 *Allsup 2011 (pop) (Ryan and Mel), *Williams (beyond large ensembles)
  • Feb. 29  *Curtis (music and the brain)
  • Mar. 2 *Walter, *Hodges (music and the brain)
  • Mar. 7  Teacher Interviews due! Schafer (conditions of learning) seminar: Tina (technology)
  • Mar. 9 *Hendricks (safe spaces) (Tiffany and Daphne)
  • Mar. 14 seminar: Olivia & Sydney (Gender and Music Education)
  • Mar. 16 NO CLASS!
  • Mar. 21 seminar: Ryan (teacher burnout); Owen (Jazz and Improv)
  • Mar. 23 seminar: Mel (Social Justice), Monica (TBA)
  • Mar. 28 seminar: NO CLASS!
  • Mar. 30 (last class) seminar: Ange (lifelong music learning), Alicia (student recruitment)
  • Apr. 4 seminar responses due (by email)