The course emphasizes the combination of theory and practice. The practical aspects emphasizes musical abilities and rehearsal methods which can be applied in different contexts. The theoretical aspects focus on learning perspectives in music teaching.
The course will give the students an essential introduction to the following disciplines.
The course is organised as lectures, group work, individual teaching, projects and seminars.
Some subjects are organised on a weekly basis, while others are concentrated in a definite time frame. Projects takes place in concentrated periods. The overview of the semester is presented at the beginning of the semester. Students are expected to work independently with subject material beyond organised teaching. This includes practice on the main instrument, the organisation and participation in ensembles, concerts, study groups and reading of literature.
Digital learning platforms and tools are used throughout the course. The learning management platform Canvas is used as a channel of communication in the programme.
Students at UiA are expected to have laptops for use in learning and examinations, cp. The Examination Regulations for the University of Agder section § 12d.
80% compulsory attendance to lectures, groups and practical training is required.
Expected workload is 27 hours pr. Credit, see Examination Regulations, section 13.
Further information is provided in Canvas at the semesters start.
Grading: Passed / not passed. Students will receive a written statement from the censor committee.
Faculty of Fine Arts