Mar 04, 2024
PMED 692 Teaching with Popular Music in the Elementary General Music Classroom
3 credits 42.0 hours
500 level graduate course
This course introduces music educators to the rich opportunities afforded by using popular
music in the elementary music classroom. Through readings, teachers will become familiar with the
theoretical discussions surrounding popular music in present-day music education discourse. With a
focus on topics such as comprehensive musicianship, digital composition, and critical
listening, the course will expose educators to a wide variety of inclusionary practices and will
give teachers the tools to begin constructing their own music curriculum centered on popular
music. This course is offered online, and will have weekly online meeting sessions as outlined
by the professor of the course.
Open to graduate students from the Division of Continuing Studies.
This course is not repeatable for credit.