Feb 22, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog 
2023-2024 University Catalog

STME 623 Exploring & Creating Resources - Online Teaching & Learning

3 credits 42 hours
600 level graduate course

There are countless online tools that enable teachers to create engaging materials that support all aspects of music teaching and learning, in both synchronous and asynchronous environments. This course is designed for music educators of all levels who are curious and motivated to explore and learn a variety of cloud-based tools that can be used to inspire creativity, encourage hands-on learning, and equip you and your students with digital skills. This project-based course will explore a wide spectrum of tools, provide grounding for how to use them, and explore ways the resulting resources can be used with students. Topics include: music creation and collaboration; creative and effective image editing and design; recording and editing screencast videos; streaming audio and video; easy website design; live streaming, web conferencing, and learning management systems effectively; and the use of myriad educational technology tools for creating and sharing projects, presentations and assessment. Free and low-cost cloud-based tools will be used in this course, with mention of software-installed solutions and useful hardware when relevant. This course can be completed using a desktop/laptop running any operating system or a Chromebook.

This course may be completed 2 times for credit.