MUSC 6120 Factors of Musical Learning 3/0/3
Prerequisites: Graduate standing in Music and MUSC 6083 - Research Methods and Materials
Philosophies, theories, principles, and concepts of learning and their implications for the teaching and learning processes in music education. The basic orientations of Associationist and Field theories will be investigated and the current status of learning theory applied to music education will be evaluated. Specific theories are those by Skinner, Piaget, Brunner, Gagne, Ausubel, Maslow, Rogers, and Gardner, the Gestalt Theory, and applications by Bruner, Gordon, and Mursell.