Texts and Resources
Course Requirements
Course Policies
Grading and Evaluation
100

Do you have a required text for this class?

No (reading materials will be provided on canvas)

100

Will you have to play music live in this class?

Yes

100

What should you do if you cannot attend class?

Inform the course instructor.

100

Where can you see your current grade?

On canvas.
200

Name at least 1 learning objective for this class?

Increase skills such as improvising, accompanying, and arranging.

Enhance functional music skills.

Develop competencies relevant to therapeutic music interventions.

Increase song repertoire.

Develop modifying and composing skills.

Develop an understanding of nontraditional instruments. 

                                                       


    

200

What is the quiz that is required on canvas?

Student Guidelines for Music Therapy Fieldwork               

                                   


    

200

Is there a penalty for excused absences?

No

200

Should you arrive on time to class?

Yes, please do. Let the course instructor know if you have experiencing difficulty with this.

300

Who can you contact for academic support?

                                               

If you need academic support, contact Anne Eastlick at aeastlick@pacific.edu or
209-946-7702 in the Student Academic Support Services.
If you need a tutor, contact Martin Gonzales at mgonzales1@pacific.edu or
209-946-2437.
Tutorial Services, Educational Resource Center
Phone: 946-2458; http://www.pacific.edu/education/ERC

                                   


    

300

Name one instrument you will be learning or using this semeser?

Guitar, Piano/Keyboard, Harp, Autoharp, Tone Chimes, Drums

300

What is the consequence of submitting an assignment late?

Without prior communication and confirmation of an extension, one-third of the letter grade will be deducted each day an assignment is overdue.

300

What is the minimum grade required for music therapy courses?

B-

400

Where can you find articles and readings for this class?

Canvas

400

Should I bring my guitar to class?

Yes, on days when we are sharing music, making music together, or practicing accompaniment, either bring a guitar or let the instructor know you will need to borrow a guitar from the resources room.

The instructor will let you know ahead of time if you will need an accompanying instrument.

400

What does in-class participation look like?

Contribution during in-class discussions, engagement in experiential learning, and sharing constructive feedback to peers. 

400

Where can you find the due dates for assignments? 

Canvas modules, Course Calendar in the Syllabus

500

Name at least 2 additional resources available to students for support?

Office of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD), Counseling Services (Cowell Wellness Center), Title IX, Tutoring

500

Name at least 1 Orff instrument?

Xylophone, Metalophone, Glockenspiel, Chime Bars, Bass Bars, Timpani, Resonator Bells

500

Name at least 1 assignment for this semester?

Skills Assessment and Musical Self

Music and Cultures of Heritage

The Cultural Informant

Autoharp Accompaniment

Songs for Children

Songwriting 1/2

Chime Choir Arrangement

Facilitating Drum Circles

Songs for Adults

The 12-Bar Blues (in-class)

Songs for Older Adults

Final Examination

500

How many points is your final examination worth?

50 points.

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