ERIC Number: ED261958
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Music in Our Lives. Volume I: Syllabus. Fieldtest Edition.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development.
This syllabus will assist administrators and teachers in New York state in helping students meet the Regents Action Plan requirement for one year of high school music. Each student must acquire the knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the artistic, cultural, and intellectual accomplishments of civilization and develop the skills to express personal artistic talents. The first part of the syllabus describes course requirements. Each of the following areas is required: (1) listening, (2) performing, (3) composing, (4) using basic tool skills, and (5) developing a special interest independent project. For each of these areas the following information is provided: description and explanation, level, and scope. Specific criteria regarding the content, procedures, and evaluation of independent projects are also provided. The second part of the syllabus lists learner outcomes. The information provided for each of the specific areas outlined in part one and for computer music and electronic music includes focus, knowledge and understanding, attitudes, skills, and evaluative criteria. The appendix contains a statement of regents' goals and an article that discusses how to provide music education for the handicapped. (RM)
Descriptors: Applied Music, Basic Skills, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Methods, High Schools, Independent Study, Listening Skills, Mainstreaming, Music Education, Musical Composition, Skill Development, Student Projects, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development.