2015 Proposal (OL): Beyond Part Writing: A Call to Action

In this build session we will take Meghan Naxer and David Kulma’s article “Beyond Part Writing: Modernizing the Curriculum” as inspiration for the construction of a sample second-semester freshman music theory schedule that de-emphasizes (or wholly ignores) part writing.  Using the topic list from chapters 9-20 of Laitz’s The Complete Musician, participants will reconstruct and re-contextualize … Continue reading 2015 Proposal (OL): Beyond Part Writing: A Call to Action

2015 Session Proposal (IP or OL): Problem-Based-Learning

In this build session, we will give an overview of problem-based learning and then split into small groups (possibly by course/level) and discuss problems that would be engaging and appropriate for students in those courses. The goal will be to create a number of problems/ideas that could be adapted by instructors for use in their … Continue reading 2015 Session Proposal (IP or OL): Problem-Based-Learning

2015 Session Proposal: What makes a good instructional video?

I propose a talk session (or perhaps an impromptu panel discussion) for either the online or in-person unconference in which we revisit a topic from FlipCamp Music Theory 2014: What makes a good instructional video? Following are some online resources to spur questions and discussion topics: Educause, “7 things you should know about screencasting.” Talbert, Robert. 2011. “How … Continue reading 2015 Session Proposal: What makes a good instructional video?