LAI 561 Technology and Music Education

Introduces the use of computers in music education: practical application of the computer to the analysis of music education research data, individualized music instruction, and administration of music classrooms. Topics include: rudimentary language of music technology including MIDI; hardware (music keyboards; selection, use); types of music software; how to use specific software titles; overview of other software titles; strategies for integrating technology with curriculum; issues of instructional value, classroom management, room layout, assessment, resources. Representative software titles of the following types will be presented: sequencer, notation, accompaniment, and computer assisted instruction (CAI).

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