Prague, Czech Republic

Training Teachers of General Subjects at Lower and Higher Secondary Schools - Music

Integrated Master's degree
Language: EnglishStudies in English
Subject area: teacher training and education science
Kind of studies: full-time studies
University website: www.cuni.cz
Music
Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time. The common elements of music are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics (loudness and softness), and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture (which are sometimes termed the "color" of a musical sound). Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of these elements. Music is performed with a vast range of instruments and vocal techniques ranging from singing to rapping; there are solely instrumental pieces, solely vocal pieces (such as songs without instrumental accompaniment) and pieces that combine singing and instruments. The word derives from Greek μουσική (mousike; "art of the Muses"). See glossary of musical terminology.
Training
Training is teaching, or developing in oneself or others, any skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies. Training has specific goals of improving one's capability, capacity, productivity and performance. It forms the core of apprenticeships and provides the backbone of content at institutes of technology (also known as technical colleges or polytechnics). In addition to the basic training required for a trade, occupation or profession, observers of the labor-market recognize as of 2008 the need to continue training beyond initial qualifications: to maintain, upgrade and update skills throughout working life. People within many professions and occupations may refer to this sort of training as professional development
Teachers
A little bench of heedless bishops here,
And there a chancellor in embryo.
William Shenstone, The School Mistress, Stanza 28.
Music
Strange! that a harp of thousand strings
Should keep in tune so long.
Isaac Watts, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Book II. 19.
Teachers
Men must be taught as if you taught them not,
And things unknown propos'd as things forgot.
Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism (1709), Part III, line 15.
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