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ECE 236
Music and Movement


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 40

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40


Description
Introduction to activities that assist in development of a young child's muscle coordination, awareness of body image and movement, and physical development. Topics include developmental sequence, creative expression, brain development, group games, and play.    Recommended: READ 088. Student may not earn credit for both ECE 236 and ED 236.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe the role of movement in chld development.
  • Describe the four different domains: physical, social, cognitive and emotional and the purpose of movement within each domain.
  • Describe movement's role in the musical and creative development of the young child.
  • Describe how the characteristics of child development impact movement and music programs.
  • Describe how to use movement and music for transitions.
  • Describe what is involved in movement programs: the elements, locomotor skills, nonlocomotor skills, manipulative skills, educational gymnastic skills.
  • Create a lesson plan using a variety of music and movement themes and progressions.
  • Demonstrate the various teaching methods that are needed in teaching movement and music education.
  • Create and maintain a positive learning environment when teaching movement and music education.
  • Use movement and music education outdoors and describe what is needed to be successful in this.
  • Integrate movement and music education through other curriculum areas or areas of study.

  • Course Topics
  • Movement's role in child development
  • Music and creative development in children
  • Child motor development characteristics and their impact on movement and music activities
  • Lesson planning
  • Choosing and using music
  • Teaching methods
  • Creating and maintaining a positive learning environment
  • Movement and music across the curriculum
  • Using music and movement for transitions
  • Bringing movement and music education outdoors
  • Appropriate practices in movement programs for children ages 3-5

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ECE 236
    Winter 2012
    1092
    Michelle Meyer
    ECE 236
    Winter 2010
    0906
    Michelle Meyer
    ECE 236
    Winter 2008
    1081
    Michelle Meyer
    ECE 236
    Winter 2006
    1095
    Michelle Meyer
    ECE 236
    Winter 2004
    1094
    Terry Morgan


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.