Kathryn Smith

Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Education - Elementary Education

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Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Education - Elementary Education
Email
kms8@ualberta.ca

Courses

EDEL 325 - Curriculum and Pedagogy in Elementary School Music

An introduction to the theory and practice of teaching music in the elementary classroom. Special emphasis on hands-on experience with techniques, strategies, and materials appropriate for K-6. No previous experience with music notation necessary. Prerequisite: EDU 100 or Pre/Corequisite: EDU 300. Students cannot receive credit for both EDEL 325 and EDEL 328. Note: Not open to first year students.


EDEL 455 - Play as a Teaching and Learning Strategy

This course examines how choice and self-direction can enhance children's learning and thinking in early childhood settings. Students will be involved in planning and evaluating integrated, emergent curriculum projects involving learning in and through play. The conception of play as a teaching strategy will be investigated in relation to cultural, philosophical and historical traditions, current practices and recent research. Sections may be offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


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