University of Alberta Faculty of education symposium courses

edel 597 & EDEL 595

 

 

University of Alberta Faculty Education

Department of Elementary Education

EDEL 597 Kodály Level III

Pedagogy and Materials, Musicianship, Conducting & Choral Ensemble

 

Instructors:

Dr. James Cuskelly (Australia), Pedagogy & Materials

Dr. László Nemes (Hungary), Musicianship, Conducting & Choral Ensemble

 

August 7-August 12, 2017

University of Alberta Augustana Campus

Camrose, Alberta Canada

 

August 14-August 18, 2017

University of Alberta Faculty of Education

Edmonton, Alberta Canada

 

This course provides an enriched experience for pre- and in-service teachers with renowned international faculty to explore Kodály-based pedagogical principles that can be applied to upper elementary, junior high and high school settings. Pedagogical principles and practices for musical growth will be explored with a special emphasis on current, contemporary practices. During this two-week professional development experience, course participants will attend relevant workshop and lecture sessions and will also hone conducting and musicianship skills. The first week of Kodály Level III will take place at the University of Alberta Augustana Campus (Camrose, Alberta) for course participants to take part in workshops and lectures at the 23rd International Kodály Symposium; the second week of Kodály Level III will take place at the University of Alberta North Campus in the Faculty of Education.

 

Please note:

EDEL 597 course participants will need to book symposium campus accommodation & Meal packages for August 7-12.

 

accommodation will be needed in edmonton august 14-18 at the university of alberta lister hall or through personal contacts.  

 

University of Alberta Faculty Education

Department of Elementary Education

EDEL 595 International Kodály Seminar

 

Instructor:

Dr. Kathy Robinson

 

August 8-August 12, 2017

 

University of Alberta Augustana Campus

Camrose, Alberta Canada

 

This special seminar will be taught in conjunction with the International Kodály Society 23rd Symposium to be held in Camrose, Alberta during August 8-13, 2017. Teachers and graduate students planning to attend the conference may register at the University of Alberta to participate in this 3 credit course alongside the conference in order to have the opportunity to:

 

-Learn international singing games and vocal/choral repertoire for elementary and secondary students

-Explore resources and teaching materials and strategies for developing singing skills, reading skills and musical understanding in children

-Increase personal musicianship and pedagogic skills, and

-Reflect upon and discuss contemporary perspectives on using 21st century Kodály approaches to teach children music.

 

Participation in one face-to face class before (August 8, 1 pm) and one electronic forum discussion after the symposium is required as well as completion of a reflection paper and action plan regarding ideas gleaned from conference presentations and the participant’s  current classroom practice. Activities in this course will help K-12 teachers gain new skills, understandings and lenses through which to innovate, interpret, and lead in Kodály inspired music education.

 

More than 75% of the sessions at the Symposium are workshops led by internationally renowned pedagogues including Jill Trinka, Susan Brumfield, James Cuskelly, László Nemes and many more.  Singing games sessions will feature repertoire from Scotland, Malaysia, the Caribbean (with Steel drum ensemble), the US and Australia.

 

NOTE:  Qualified undergraduates be eligibleto take this course upon approval of the instructor. 

 

First class will meet Tuesday, August 8 at 1 pmon the Augustana Campus in room A024.

 

please note:

 

EDEL 595 course participants will need to book symposium campus accommodation & Meal packages for August 7-13.

 

 

Student registration for the International Kodály Symposium is required for both EDEL 597 & EDEL 595.

 

For additional course information go to this LINK

 

Contact: Dr. Kathy Robinson kathy.robinson@ualberta.ca