Summer Institute for Music Teaching and Learning

Contact:
Lisa Manning
(440) 826-8065
lmanning@bw.edu

Providing high-quality professional development for music educators in workshops coordinated with Ohio Standards and contextualized for the music educator

All programs are offered for-credit for both graduate and undergraduate students. International students may register as a not-for-credit student and must call the Community Music School office at (440) 826-2365 to pay for their course between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday. International students are responsible for attaining their own visas.

Summer 2016 Offerings

EDU 565-PD2 – Making Music Classes Meaningful for Students with Special Needs

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June 13 – June 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Lalene Kay, ACC, MT-BC, Instructor; 2 credits; $390

Intended for the mainstream music educator who sees children with special needs in grades PK – 12, participants will learn modification and adaptation strategies along with a refresher on the latest psychological research and educational policy regarding students with special needs.

EDU 565-PD5 – iPads in Music Education: Musical Creativity

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June 20 – 21, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
William Bauer, Instructor; 1 credit; $195

In this workshop we will use the iPad to compose, arrange, remix, and improvise music. Each participant must provide their own iPad capable of running iOS 9.2 or greater. GarageBand needs to be installed on the iPad prior to the class. Workshop participants may be asked to download and install additional apps during the workshop, not to exceed a cost of $20.

EDU 565-PD6 – iPads in Music Education: Developing Instructional Materials for the iPad and Other Devices

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June 22 – 23, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
William Bauer, Instructor; 1 credit; $195

Using iBooks Author and the Book Creator app, workshop participants will develop multimedia materials to use with students on the iPad and other devices. Each participant must provide their own iPad capable of running iOS 9.2 or greater. The Book Creator app needs to be installed on the iPad prior to the class.

EDU 565-PD7 – West African Drumming, Song and Dance: An Introduction to Afro-Centric Music

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July 25 – 29; 9:00 am-4:30 pm
Josh Ryan, Instructor; 2 credit; $390

This course will draw on Ryan’s experience as a student and performer of Afro-centric music and will involve participants actively drumming, singing, and dancing. The focus will be on building participants’ familiarity and confidence in several Afro-centric traditions and how those traditions can be incorporated into an American classroom. 

*On-campus housing is available during the West African drumming, song and dance course; contact the Community Music School for further information at (440) 826-2365 or cms@bw.edu.