MUSC13414 - Multi-Instrument Fundamentals and Ensemble Direction 2

General Information

Unit Synopsis

The effective delivery of an instrumental music curriculum is contingent on the knowledge and ability of the teacher in two associated areas: multi-instrument instruction and conducting technique. Through intermediate studies of multi-instrument and conducting techniques, you will have the opportunity to develop the pedagogical skills and concepts required to deliver successful group instrumental music instruction and ensemble direction for intermediate students. In this unit you will be required to continue your second instrument study from Multi-Instrumental Fundamentals and Ensemble Direction 1 and undertake a new instrument in an area of your choice from the woodwind, brass, percussion and orchestral string families of instruments. You will be required to continue developing skills on your previous instrument of study from Multi-Instrumental Fundamentals and Ensemble Direction 1, performing repertoire and exercises relative to an intermediate level, while also developing skills on your new instrument, performing repertoire and exercises on this instrument relative to the beginner level. Additionally, you will continue to develop ensemble directing skills and conducting techniques for intermediate ensembles. In undertaking this unit, you will be required to have access to the two instruments chosen for your study.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 3
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Pre-Requisite: Students must have completed MUSC13413 Multi-Instrument Fundamentals and Ensemble Direction 1

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2020

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Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Practical Assessment 30%
2. Practical Assessment 30%
3. Practical Assessment 20%
4. Reflective Practice Assignment 20%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

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Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Perform beginning student repertoire on an instrument that is not your primary instrument of study from the woodwind, brass, percussion or orchestral string instrument families
  2. Perform intermediate student repertoire on an instrument that is not your primary instrument of study from the woodwind, brass, percussion or orchestral string instrument families
  3. Demonstrate practical conducting techniques required for the musical direction of an intermediate ensemble
  4. Explain the technical challenges of your chosen instruments of study and pedagogical methods for the successful development of beginner and intermediate students.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - Practical Assessment
3 - Practical Assessment
4 - Reflective Practice Assignment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
6 - Information Technology Competence
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
3 - Practical Assessment
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - Practical Assessment
4 - Reflective Practice Assignment