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MU1030 - Music-making for Children

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts (pre 2015)

This subject covers enjoyment and skills required by non-music specialists for the design and implementation of music tuition for young children. Students focus on a range of practical areas, develop elementary music literacy skills and become familiar with a variety of music and musical activities suited to a range of age groups. Students will develop an appreciation and knowledge of a range of musical styles which will entice children to love music. Hands-on experiences may include work with percussion, wind instruments and ensembles, choral and vocal work, in line with students own expertise.

Learning Outcomes

  • basic music literacy skills;
  • insights into elementary music activities and programs for children;
  • practical skills in music-making for children;
  • knowledge and appreciation of a range of musical styles relevant to children.


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
Assessment: other exams (30%); practicals (70%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.