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Approx. 25 hours to complete

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Learners taking this Course are
  • Musicians
  • Teachers
  • Professors
  • Researchers
User
Learners taking this Course are
  • Musicians
  • Teachers
  • Professors
  • Researchers

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 25 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
10 hours to complete

Technology in (music) education

12 videos (Total 57 min), 5 readings, 6 quizzes
12 videos
Introduction to Northern Beaches Christian School5m
Music class at Northern Beaches Christian School4m
New & Old7m
Portfolio Set-up 12m
Portfolio Set-up 21m
Portfolio Set-up 36m
Introduction to Kamaroi5m
Screen Free Children5m
Music Class at Kamaroi3m
Broader Demographics6m
Provocation6m
5 readings
Module 1 Outcomes10m
Do I need to do more?10m
Reading/video list to inspire debate10m
Module 1 Reading list10m
Credit10m
2 practice exercises
Practice quiz 18m
Practice quiz 26m
Week
2
6 hours to complete

Aliens

8 videos (Total 55 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
Classroom Music is Alien4m
What the Research Says5m
Meeting the Unschooled Music Makers Part 16m
Meeting the Unschooled Music Makers Part 26m
How Electronic Musicians Learn7m
Liveschool8m
Counterpoint8m
3 readings
Module 2 Outcomes10m
Fast readings10m
Module 2 Reading list10m
2 practice exercises
Practice quiz 36m
Practice quiz 410m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Inspiring Research

6 videos (Total 44 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Technology at the Afghanistan National Institute of Music8m
Music Learning and TV7m
The Right Age5m
At the bleeding edge10m
Bringing it Together5m
4 readings
Module 3 Outcomes10m
Flipped learning 1: Sugata Mitra's TED talk25m
Flipped Learning 2: Dimitri Christakis20m
Module 3 Reading list10m
1 practice exercise
Practice quiz 58m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

The good news

7 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Introduction to the DAW6m
Notation and Graphics4m
Modern Music Making9m
Informal and Open Learning8m
An Introduction to the BLs9m
Bringing it together7m
2 readings
Module 4 Outcomes10m
Module 4 Reading list10m
1 practice exercise
Practice quiz 62m
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Top reviews from The Place of Music in 21st Century Education

By PSJan 19th 2017

This course was just what I needed. The content was engaging and posed some challenging questions that are very relevant to music educators in the 21st Century. I would highly recommend this course!

By HCMar 19th 2019

Es un curso inspirador, nos llena de esperanza e invita a que esta hermosa "disciplina" de la música lleve la batuta en el ámbito educativo del siglo 21.

Instructor

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Dr. James Humberstone

Lecturer in Music Education
Sydney Conservatorium of Music

About The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is one of the world’s leading comprehensive research and teaching universities, consistently ranked in the top 1 percent of universities in the world. In 2015, we were ranked 45 in the QS World University Rankings, and 100 percent of our research was rated at above, or well above, world standard in the Excellence in Research for Australia report....

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