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Groupwork, Classwork & Project Management - MUS00047M

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  • Department: Music
  • Module co-ordinator: Mr. Bruce Cole
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2022-23

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2022-23

Module aims

This module provides an intensive study of the techniques required to run and evaluate workshops in a range of settings; classwork, groupwork, play and recreation. It also provides an introduction to communication and presentation skills, group dynamics and behaviour management.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of this module students will have:

Subject content

  • developed a range of teaching/communication tools and techniques
  • acquired an understanding of the principles of group dynamics and workshop leadership
  • explored and employed a range of evaluation techniques

Academic and graduate skills

  • developed a critical understanding of current classroom and informal workshop practice
  • developed familiarity with current research in these fields


Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Module feedback

Students receive marks and feedback four weeks from submission

Indicative reading

Cowley, Sue, Getting the Buggers to Behave (Academi)

Bennett, Neville and Dunne, Elisabeth

Benson, Jarlath F, Working More Creatively with Groups (Routledge)

Bright, Ruth Music in geriatric care (Angus and Robertson)

Galton, Maurice and Williamson, John, Group Work in the Primary Classroom (Routledge)

Kerry, Trevor, Questioning and explaining in classrooms (Hodder)

Matterson, Elizabeth, This Little Puffin (Puffin)

Matterson, Elizabeth, Five Furry Teddy Bears (Puffin)

Matterson, Elizabeth, Play with a purpose for under sevens (Penguin)

McGrath, Michelle, The Art of Teaching Peacfully (Fulton)

McGrath, Michelle, Managing Behavioiur in the Primary Classroom

Walker, Rob and Adelman, Clem, A Guide to Classroom Observation (Routledge)

The information on this page is indicative of the module that is currently on offer. The University is constantly exploring ways to enhance and improve its degree programmes and therefore reserves the right to make variations to the content and method of delivery of modules, and to discontinue modules, if such action is reasonably considered to be necessary by the University. Where appropriate, the University will notify and consult with affected students in advance about any changes that are required in line with the University's policy on the Approval of Modifications to Existing Taught Programmes of Study.