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 Outreach 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 visa.

Summer 2016 Offerings

Making Music Classes Meaningful for Students with Special Needs

June 13 – June 16, 8:30 p.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.

iPads in Music Education: An Introduction to Apps & Online Resources for Music Learning

June 13 – 14, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
William Bauer, Instructor; 1 credit; $195

In this workshop we will investigate iPad apps and online resources that can support creating, performing, and responding to music in classes and rehearsals. Use of the iPad to facilitate teacher productivity will also be explored. 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.

iPads in Music Education: The iPad as a Musical Instrument

June 16 – 17, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
William Bauer, Instructor; 1 credit; $195

In this workshop we will use the iPad to perform music, exploring apps, supportive hardware, and other resources. Participants will create and perform original musical arrangements in iPad ensembles. 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. 

iPads in Music Education: Musical Creativity

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.

iPads in Music Education: Developing Instructional Materials for the iPad and Other Devices

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.

West African Drumming, Song, and Dance;
An Introduction to Afro-Centric Music

July 18 – 22 or 25 – 29; 9:00 am-4:30 pm
Josh Ryan, Instructor; 2 credit; $390

This course will draw on Prof. 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 Gordon Institute and Orff-Schulwerk courses; contact the Conservatory Outreach Office for further information at (440) 826-2365 or conreach@bw.edu.