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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Diller-Quaile School of Music, Inc. (The) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Elements of Music: An Approach to Pedagogy (An Introduction to Pedagogy)

30 hours (30 weeks).
The Diller-Quaile School of Music, 24 East 95th Street, New York, NY 10128.
September 1991 - June 1998.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: teach the basic elements of music in a way that develops the musical instinct in every student and inspires a lifetime of participation in music; hear, recognize, name, and write elements of music: rhythmic design (phrasing), melody, and harmony; use appropriate teaching tools; appreciate the folk music of the world as a rich source for study as well as a basis for classical music; and free the creative instinct and develop a classroom format for teaching creative music.

Topics include: form; rhythmic design and phrasing; melody; harmony; teaching tools: French time names, Solfege, and hand signals; eurhythmics; folk song, lieder, and classical music; creative music; use of educational texts. NOTE: Course participants maintain a log during the substantial creative music component to record sequence of activities, invented games, and their reaction to class activities. They also prepare a written book report, an oral book report, and a series of papers on the application of the course materials to solving specific teaching problems.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Music/Music Education (5/93).