MAY 14

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Education graduate courses are offered in all six terms (fall, spring, and summer) throughout the academic year. Many courses are offered on a rotational basis.

2021 Summer 1 Schedule (May 24-July 11)

MME 866.91 Beginning Pedagogy and Methods for Contemporary Vocal Styles (1 credit)

Online     May 24 - July 11     Supportive Studies Course

Students will learn the skills necessary to teach voice techniques in a popular music setting. "Music as a second language" will be the emphasized pedagogy. Students are required to meet a minimum proficiency singing in a contemporary genre.

Prerequisite: MME 860 and MME 861

MME 867.91 Creative Experiences in Modern Band (1 credit)

Online     May 24 - July 11     Supportive Studies Course

The course is designed to give students the opportunity to analyze and create music in popular music styles and then apply appropriate strategies that will enable them to design creative experiences for students in K-12 settings. Students will be introduced to compositional strategies for creative experiences appropriate for upper-elementary and secondary aged students and design a series of creative experiences for this purpose.

Prerequisite: MME 860, 861, 862, 863, 864, and 865

MME 890.91 STEAM for Inclusive Learners (3 credits)

Online     May 24 - July 11     Elective Course

STEAM learning is a powerful way to build problem solving and communication among students. This course will explore ways that STEAM can become an all-inclusive platform that will inspire your students to think beyond their academic barriers. You will develop ways to make your lessons hands-on, even through a virtual setting. Throughout the course, you will engage in project-based and problem-based learning, as well as ways you can assess this process to ensure your learners are reaching your goals. You will explore classroom design and its impact on collaboration. This course is virtual with both asynchronous and synchronous activities.

2021 Summer II Schedule (July 12-August 29)

MME 860.91 Modern Band Pedagogy (1 credit)

Online     July 12 - August 29     Supportive Studies Course

This course will introduce students to the music as a second language pedagogy and provide an overview of Modern Band and the application of materials for teaching keyboard, guitar, drums, and bass in the K-12 classroom.

Corequisite: MME 861 

MME 861.91 Music of Modern Band (1 credit)

Online     July 12 - August 29     Supportive Studies Course

Students will enhance their knowledge of repertoire performance from various popular styles; and learning rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic practices associated with each genre.

Corequisite: MME 860

MME 887.01 Recording for the Music Educator (3 credits)

BMC Room 228    July 12 - July 23, Monday - Friday 1pm-5pm    Core or Supportive Studies Course

Whether you are trying to record your spring concert, grab a quick recording of a rehearsal for instant feedback, or help your students produce their own songs, we will spend lots of time exploring the various aspects of making a recording. The use of microphones, room acoustics, and equipment setup will be covered by...get this...actually recording.

MME 888.01 Modern Band Composition & Performance Ensemble (3 credits)

Miller Chapel     July 12 - July 23, Monday - Friday, 8am - 12pm    Supportive Studies Course

This course serves as the capstone to the Modern Band Certificate. Students will expand upon the proficiencies and methods learned in an ensemble setting through collaborative composition and improvisation. The cumulating experience will be a live concert promoting the pedagogies for a modern band curriculum.

Prerequisite: MME 860, 861, 862, 863, 864, and 865


MME 801.91 Foundations of Music Education (3 credits)

Online     July 12 - August 15     Core Course

A consideration of philosophical and historical issues in music education and their implications for developing curricular and instructional approaches to the field.

MME 890.91 Producing, Directing and Educating Musical Theatre in Schools (3 credits)

Online     July 12 - August 15     Elective Course

A survey course giving music educators the proper resources to learn how to produce, direct, and incorporate musical theater into everyday instruction. This course will also discuss topics revolving around diversity, equity, and inclusion in the musical theater classroom. This course will be delivered primarily asynchronously with minimal synchronous course work to prepare students in directing.


Professional Development and Visiting Students

Non-degree seeking students may register for courses using our online professional development application.

*Please allow 1–2 business days for processing registration requests. Registrations submitted through the web form will be processed in the order they are received. You will receive an email confirmation once your registration request has been processed.

Course Planning and Self-Registration 

Current students can access student planning tools and self-registration through Access LVC.

*If you have any difficulties when registering for courses, please contact the Graduate and Professional Studies office immediately at or 717-867-6383.

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