Course title:
Beginners Music Theory
Tutor:
Wendy Morrow
Course ID:
C3532859
Start date:
05/11/2021
End date:
10/12/2021
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Fri 05 Nov 2021 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 1.5
Fri 12 Nov 2021 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 1.5
Fri 19 Nov 2021 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 1.5
Fri 26 Nov 2021 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 1.5
Fri 03 Dec 2021 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 1.5
Fri 10 Dec 2021 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 1.5
Total sessions: 6
Total number of classroom hours: 9
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 9
Date
Fri 05 Nov 2021
Times
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Fri 12 Nov 2021
Times
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Fri 19 Nov 2021
Times
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Fri 26 Nov 2021
Times
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Fri 03 Dec 2021
Times
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Fri 10 Dec 2021
Times
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Total sessions:
6
Total number of classroom hours:
9
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
9
Venue:
Mixture of Face to Face and Zoom sessions (plus Canvas)
Online Learning
Online
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Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Level 1 (level information)
Is this course part of a programme of study?
No
Programme details
Programme title:
Programme aims:
Programme description:
Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£28.80 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
This course is for beginners
Other

No experience necessary ! This course is as valuable for complete beginners as it is for those wanting to refresh the basics of the subject. I will try to set exercises suitable for your own individual experience so that you can progress easily. Basic mathematical skills useful.

This course is for beginners
Other

No experience necessary ! This course is as valuable for complete beginners as it is for those wanting to refresh the basics of the subject. I will try to set exercises suitable for your own individual experience so that you can progress easily. Basic mathematical skills useful.

What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam and Zoom. You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform. Bring Manuscript paper if possible and optional access to Musecore which you can get for free online
Course aim:
This is a course for beginners to Music Theory or for those wanting to refresh the basics of Music Theory. We will use historical learning and Music Theory exercises to help you read, play and notate Music.
Course description:
This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software. You will need reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”. A five week introduction to the basics of Music Theory starting with Music Philosophy and Acoustics and travelling through more practical topics such as Note Reading, Note Values and simple Composing skills. Each week will begin with the historical background to the theory we are learning followed by fun, interactive exercises to engage the whole group and aid learning in many different ways.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Recognise Notes by their name.
2. Recognise note values and simple rhythms.
3. Understand how our Musical scale is constructed.
4. Compose a simple melody of my own on paper or on Musecscore.
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

For information about course fees and financial support whilst you study visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/course-fees-and-financial-support

For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk