Articles about Curriculum

A Snapshot of Music History Teaching to Undergraduate Music Majors, 2011–2012: Curricula, Methods, Assessment, and Objectives
Journal of Music History Pedagogy (2015) Vol. 5, No. 2

A survey of 232 music history teachers representing 204 institutions in the U.S. and Canada gathered descriptive data on the design, teaching methods, assessment and objectives for music history for undergraduate music majors in 2011–2012. On average, 8.5% (i.e. nine ...

The End of the Undergraduate Music History Sequence?
Journal of Music History Pedagogy (2015) Vol. 5, No. 2

The Pedagogy Study Group of the American Musicological Society hosted a roundtable on "The End of the Undergraduate Music History Sequence?" at the 2014 annual meeting of the Soceity. The roundtable published here includes revised versions of the papers delivered ...

Reconsidering Undergraduate Music History: Some Introductory Thoughts
Journal of Music History Pedagogy (2015) Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 53-56

Discussions of music history curricula in various colleague organizations – the American Musicological Society, the National Association of Schools of Music, and The College Music Society – have raised questions about the efficacy of the traditional multi-semester, chronological music history ...

Integrating the Arts: Educational Entrepreneurship in a School Setting

What qualities make for successful integration of the arts and the so-called core curriculum? Clearly, integration requires more than scheduling changes, and results in substantial learning well beyond drawing snowflakes in science or singing patriotic songs in social studies. This ...

National Curricula and the Ethnic in Music

In The Guardian in January 1992 the eminent Scottish composer James MacMillan wrote: "Being white, I am not usually on the receiving end of racial insult but I had a shocking insight into how it must feel last week when ...