Nov 20, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalogue 
    
2019-2020 University Catalogue

MMED 703 The Art of Teaching Songwriting for The Music Educator, Level 2



3 credits 42.0 hours
700 level graduate course

The Art of Songwriting for Music Educators Level 2 provides music educators who have taken the
course, The Art of Songwriting for Music Educators, the opportunity to deepen and refine
their knowledge and understanding about the art of songwriting and how to teach songwriting to
students. Students will explore and experience a more sophisticated understanding of the elements
of a well-crafted song, and the essential elements of melody and lyrics. Advanced
strategies and skills for writing and teaching songwriting through traditional methods, current
methods in the use of technology, and creating through beats will be expanded upon. Music
educators will employ innovative strategies that build upon the foundations established in the
first course to continue to expand upon their creative capacities and those of their students.

Prerequisites PMED*701 or MMED*701

This course is not repeatable for credit.