This course is the first Music Education course students will take in the professional sequence of music teacher education at Nebraska Wesleyan University. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the music classroom and the issues, requirements, and duties of classroom music teachers. It is designed to help students decide whether to continue coursework in the field of music education. This course is a prerequisite to further work in the department. Because the course provides first-year writing credit, students will be engaged in formal and informal types of writing. The types of assignments they will complete will include descriptive, summary and analysis, and instructional writing assignments.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.
Corequisite(s): EDUC 1750 Field Experience.
A course designed to allow students an opportunity to determine if they have a talent for teaching. Students will be assigned to assist an elementary, or secondary school teacher for a designated period of time each week. May be repeated a maximum of three times.
Pre or corequisite(s): EDUC 1010 Introduction to Education in the United States.
(Normally offered each semester.)