EDUC 305. Music, Art and Physical Education in the Elementary School

This course introduces students to music, art  and physical education methods for the classroom teacher.  One-third of the semester is devoted to each area. 


Music:  This component addresses fundamentals of music notation; theory and ear training; singing and music listening; basic organization of the elementary school music program; and rhythmic, keyboard and creative activities.


Art: This component addresses methods and materials for teaching elementary art and covers: fundamental elements of design needed to develop an aesthetic awareness and sensitivity in elementary school students and teachers; basic organization of the elementary school art program; and practical application of the various art media in elementary art programs. 

Physical Education: This component will center on the organization, methods and materials regarding physical education content for kindergarten through grade six. Active learning approaches to gross motor activities will be implemented. 

Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3