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  • Activities to Promote the Teaching and Learning of Foreign Languages

    Location:

    A-712 Wells Hall at MSU

    MSUUnit/Partners: U.S. Department of Education; College of Arts and Letters at MSU

    Description:

    MSU's Center for Language Education And Research (CLEAR) offers several programs that promote the teaching and learning of foreign languages to foreign language educators, such as professional development workshops and development materials. CLEAR, and nearly 20 other campus departments, sponsor a World Language Day for high school students, teachers, administrators, and parents to come to campus for a full-day conference on world language experiences, opportunities, cultures, and globalization. It is completely free to all participants.

  • American Sign Language Online Instruction Courses

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Signing Online offers a series of four ASL (American Sign Language) courses that will give you the basic skills to become fluent in ASL. In ASL, the hands communicate by forming signs, which have meaning just like spoken words in English. ASL also means learning how to express yourself using your eyes, face and movements and body movements. The course also provides valuable information and insights for communicating with deaf and hearing impaired individuals.

  • CeLTA Language School (CLS)

    Location:

    619 Red Cedar Road, B135 Wells Hall

    East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    Since 2002, the language departments at Michigan State University have offered community-based language and culture outreach programs on campus and at area schools. Our programming has expanded over the years to include a variety of programs for K-12 students as well as professional development opportunities for K-16 teachers and language classes for adults. In 2008, we officially launched the CeLTA Language School (CLS) as part of the Center for Language Teaching Advancement (CeLTA). All programs are organized and conducted by MSU faculty members, graduate students, advanced undergraduate students, and community members

  • Choral Music Experience Institute (June 2017)

    Dates:

    June 19-23, M,T,W,Th,F, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

    Location:

    MSU Community Music School, 4930 S. Hagadorn Road, East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    The CME annual course will include opportunities for conducting study, master classes, score study, principles of vocal development, and rehearsal strategies. The in-residence choir will be the MSU Children’s and Youth Choirs, prepared by Director Kyle Zeuch. Students may register for either MSU credit or CME certification for professional development credit, Levels 1-3. Registration information and options can be viewed at the Choral Music Experience Institute website. 

    • MUS 891, sec 303 (1-2 credits)
  • Creative Art Techniques that Inspire Healing: Adolescents to Young Adults (April 2017)

    Dates:

    Friday, April 28, 2017 at 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Location:

    Greater Lansing Association of Realtors®, 4039 Legacy Parkway, Lansing, MI 48911

    Description:

    Art has been used to help with healing for many years. In this experiential workshop you will learn specific play and creative art techniques that you can begin utilizing in your practice immediately. This will include both individual, group, and family techniques. This experiential workshop will teach you specific techniques that utilize various creative art techniques. Each of the techniques covers a wide range of uses so that you may adapt it for many different areas of practice. Throughout the workshop, there will be demonstrations on how to process each activity. The history and advantages of incorporating creative art techniques into your counseling practice will also be discussed.
    Available CECHs: 6.0

  • Jazz Pedagogy Summer Course (June 2017)

    Dates:

    June 20-22, T,W,Th, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

    Location:

    103 Music Practice Building, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    MSU Jazz Studies faculty*: Rodney Whitaker, professor of jazz studies Etienne Charles, associate professor of jazz trumpet Xavier Davis, associate professor of jazz piano Michael Dease, assistant professor of jazz trombone Randy Gelispie, instructor of jazz drums Randy Napoleon, assistant professor of jazz guitar Diego Rivera, associate professor of jazz studies, saxophone and improvisation.

    Exploring four important aspects of jazz pedagogy; improvisation, big band techniques, instrument technique and jazz combos--while examining jazz in blues based traditions. Class is held in conjunction with the MSU Big Band Symposium.  * Faculty members listed above will teach the technique class for their instrument. 

    • MUS 891 sec. 304 [2 credits]
  • Masters Degree in Music Education or Choral Conducting Summer Programs

    Location:

    The MSU College of Music, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    Individuals with a bachelor’s degree and certification to teach can complete a Master of Music degree in Music Education or in Choral Conducting at the MSU College of Music in three summers. Courses are offered during the college's summer session (late June through early August). Workshops and seminars, which can also be taken for degree credit, are offered during the preceding two weeks (mid- to late-June). Fellowships are available for out-of-state students on a limited, competitive basis.

  • Museum Studies Certificate Program

    Location:

    113 Kresge Art Center

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Art, the MSU Museum, and the Kresge Art Museum offer a specialization (or certification) in Museum Studies. The program is comprised of courses intended to prepare students for professional employment in historic preservation, systematic biology, collection curation, exhibition development, folk life studies, museum work, educational programming, park interpretation, and public policy planning.

  • Music Educators Summer Workshops (Summer 2017)

    Dates:

    See more information at the website below

    Location:

    See more information at the website below

    Description:

    Summer workshops provide an affordable, convenient way for you to learn more about a specific area of interest and earn continuing education credits. Degree requirements can be met with academic credit from these workshops. Summer 2017 workshops include:

    • Music Learning Theory Professional Development Workshop: Level 1: Early Childhood Music
    • Choral Music Experience Institute
    • Jazz Pedagogy
    • Successful Work with Middle School and High School Tenors and Basses
    • Vocal Music Educators Workshop

     

  • Music Learning Theory Professional Development Workshop: Level I: Early Childhood Music (June 2017)

    Dates:

    • June 18 and 25, Su, 1:00-9:00 p.m.
    • June 19-24, M,T,W,Th,F,Sa June 26, M, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    • June 27, T, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

    Location:

    Martin Luther Chapel, 444 Abbott Road, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    This workshop focuses on how young children learn music and what this means for teaching.  To receive credit, you must register through both MSU (for MSU credit) and the Gordon Institute for Music Learning (GIML). 

    • MSU 891, sec 302 (3 credits)
  • Music Therapy: An Innovative Treatment Approach (May 2017)

    Dates:

    Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM

    Location:

    MSU Federal Credit Union, 4825 Mt. Hope Road, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    You will be introduced to the field of music therapy. In general studies of this treatment, it is universally found that music therapy helps increase positive mood, inspire motivation, and increase success in rehabilitation treatment, while reducing stress reactions and elevated heart rates. This workshop will include information on the history of music therapy, research supporting music therapy with clients throughout the lifespan, music therapy funding opportunities, and the training required of a board-certified music therapist. You will engage in active music-making experiences and gain ideas for incorporating therapeutic music activities within your practice.
    Available CECHs: 3.0

  • Successful Work with Middle School and High School Tenors and Basses (July 2017)

    Dates:

    July 15-16, Sa,Su, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

    Location:

    103 Music Practice Building, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    This session will address vocal technique, vocal warm ups, repertoire, social-emotional issues, and building community. A group of middle and high school tenors and basses will help demonstrate the vocal techniques and warm ups that will be presented. 

    • MUS 891 sec. 305 (1 credit)
  • Teaching About East Asia Workshop (February, March, April 2017)

    Dates:

    Saturdays, February 25, March 4, and March 11 from 8:00 am - 5:30 pm and April 29 from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm.

     

    Location:

    Room 303 International Center, East Lansing, MI.

    Description:

    This free 30 hour course will provide an overview of the history and culture of China, Japan, and Korea with a special emphasis on pedagogy, best practices, Common Core connections, and teaching resources. Designed to assist middle and high school teachers of World Cultures, World History, and World Geography classes, this four-part workshop will be held on the campus of Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, in February, March, and April. Upon successful completion of the course requirements, each participant will receive $500.00 teacher stipend upon course completion, $300 in free teaching resources, 30 SCECH credit hours (approval pending), and qualification for future NCTA international study tours. This course has limited enrollment. Registrations accepted in the order received. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by email.

  • Teaching Literature Through Discussion In the Middle Grades Online Course

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    MSU’s College of Education offers an Internet course (TE 891), part of the new online master's degree program for middle school English/language arts teachers who wish to include class discussion on literature in their teaching. The course addresses the nature and practice of discussion as an essential strategy in literature instruction in the classroom. This three-credit course can be applied toward professional certification, an advanced degree, or your own professional development. This course is available in the fall semester.

  • Vocal Music Educators Workshop (August 2017)

    Dates:

    August 2-4, 2017. W,Th,F, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

    Location:

    Radisson Hotel, Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This workshop, held in conjunction with the Michigan School Vocal Music Association and the Michigan Music Educators Association, is designed for vocal music teachers at the elementary through high school levels wishing to improve their conducting skills and rehearsal techniques and their knowledge of appropriate repertoire. Prior to attending, please contact the Graduate Office at musgrad@msu.edu for course expectations and assignments. To receive credit you must register through both MSU (for MSU credit) and with MSVMA or MMEA )for conference fees and participation).

    • MSU 891, sec. 306 (1-2 credits)
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