LAI 606 Curricular and Instructional Foundations of Music Education

A study of the current role and practice of music education considered in historical, philosophical, psychological and sociological perspective. During the semester, students will develop professional rationales for broadly used music education practices that involve information derived from relevant historical, psychological, sociological and philosophical research; analyze and critique music education programs, practices, curriculums and policies such as National Voluntary Music Standards and the New York State Standards for Music Education. Students will write an extended paper that reviews and critiques a broad area of practice in music education and recommends policy alternatives.

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