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Assessment in secondary music
This free course, Assessment in secondary music, will identify and explore some of the key issues around assessing music in secondary schools. Through coming to understand these issues and debates, you will reflect on and develop your assessment practice as a music teacher and develop a greater awareness of the implications of assessment practice on pedagogy and what is considered to be of musical value in music education.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- recognise the purposes and forms of assessment and their application in, and implications for, music education
- understand what to assess in music education
- promote assessment for learning in music education
- understand how to use assessment to plan for further learning.
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Key issue 1: What is assessment for?
- 2 Key issue 2: What are we assessing in music and how should we assess it?
- 3 Key issue 3: How do we promote assessment for learning?
- 4 Key Issue 4: How do we use assessment evidence to plan for learning?
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