School of Music 2005-2007 Academic Bulletin
|School of Music Program at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis|
Professor David Peters; Associate Professors Rachel Nardo, Fred Rees; Assistant Professors Debra Burns, Roberta Lindsey; Lecturers William Budai, Jack Gilfoy, Bret Hoag
Master of Science in Music Technology
Application should be made to the Music Technology Program, IU School of Music Program at IUPUI, 535 W. Michigan Ave., ICTC 352, Indianapolis, IN 46202; (317) 274-4000.
This degree program provides post-bachelor's degree education in music technology, computer-assisted music instructional design, and music technology production techniques. The curriculum establishes the creative application of multimedia technology to video, audio, and graphic production of arts and educational materials. Included are foundations, methods, and theoretical courses, which underpin development of skills required for using technology in a creative environment.
Outside Area and Electives
Master of Science in Music Therapy
The Master of Science in Music Therapy program is designed to provide professional music therapists with advanced research skills and clinical practice in music therapy, and to teach music therapists how to utilize the array of tools available in music technology for such purposes.
Outside Area and Electives
N512 Foundations of Music Production (3 cr.) Examines foundations and principles of music production. Topics include publishing, print media, music composition, methods, textbooks, multimedia, computer and electronic transmission of computer imaging, and sound and video. Other aspects covered are broadcast media, television graphics, sampling and reproduction of sound and images, and multimedia and computer applications.
N513 Principles of Multimedia Technology (3 cr.) P: N512 Foundations of Music Production or consent of instructor. Examines theories and research in the use of computer technology with a special focus on curriculum design and implementation of technology; learning and training theory paradigms; and technology selection and assessment for learner-centered, individualized instruction and training. Implementation and assessment of designs for specific instructional models are included.
N514 Music Technology Methods (3 cr.) Sequencing and music notation technology applied to current and emerging digital arts technologies, multimedia techniques applied to sound-based stimuli, and MIDI applications for video graphics and storyboard techniques. This course explores the development of Music Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) and related uses.
N515 Multimedia Design Applications in the Arts: Application Design (3 cr.) P: consent of instructor. Presents the principles and fundamentals of instructional design and design technique using authoring tools on PC, Macintosh, and emerging computer platforms. Covers storyboarding, planning, and organization of scripts; use of current technology, computers, and video and digital art equipment; computer-assisted design software tools and management of design team concepts.
N516 Advanced Interactive Design Applications in the Arts (3 cr.) P: N515 Multimedia Design Applications in the Arts: Application Design or consent of instructor. Incorporates extensive analysis and use of computer and multimedia authoring tools for educational applications. Project management and programming team organization; media management and selection criteria for digital arts media development; task analysis and instructional sequencing applied to training/ instruction; and assessment modeling and feedback schedules are examined.
N517 Internship in Arts Technology (3 cr.) P: N516 Advanced Interactive Design Applications in the Arts or consent of instructor. An internship for students to work with experts in arts technology fields who are using new applications in commercial and educational settings. Requirements include development of a technology project proposal; interview resume and project presentation; on-site intern residency; project report; and oral and media presentation of the project.
N518 Arts Technology Major Projects (3 cr.) P: N516 Advanced Interactive Design Applications in the Arts or consent of instructor. Students create and present a multimedia teaching/training project that combines one or more of several elements of music technology, including CD-ROM, videodisc, digital audio and video, and MIDI. Requirements include development of a project proposal, presentation of the proposal, development of the project, delivery of a final report, and a media presentation.
N519 Digital Sound Design for Multimedia I (3 cr.) Music composition and multimedia applications of MIDI systems and Digital Audio Workstations. Analog, digital, and software-based synthesis, and exploration of multi-track MIDI and digital recording systems.
N520 Digital Sound Design for Multimedia II (3 cr.) New developments in sound design and music production, using Internet resources. N521 Research Methods in Music and Multimedia (3 cr.) Principles and concepts of technology-based studies in the arts. Techniques of educational research, including integration of scientific methodology, descriptive and inferential methods, and multimedia instrumentation in project development.
N522 Techniques for Music Performance, Teaching and Production at a Distance (3 cr.) Electronic tools for music performance, music teaching and music production at a distance. Web site and Internet resources, including video conferencing, digital editing and compression of video and sound wave formats. Group and individual assignments for online music presentations.
N530 Philosophy and Theory in Music Therapy (3 cr.) Philosophical and theoretical foundations of the use of music in therapy. Philosophical positions concerning science, knowledge development, theory construction and values. Theories, models and conceptual frameworks as guides to topical inquiry.
N531 Quantitative and Qualitative Research in Music Therapy (3 cr.) Application of scientific methodology in relation to music therapy theory and practice. Integration of theoretical concepts and practice standards into scientifically sound research proposals.
N532 Music in Medicine (3 cr.) Survey of literature describing medical applications of music. Students collaborate with health care professionals caring for various client populations.
N533 Advanced Clinical Techniques in Music Therapy (3 cr.) P: N532 Music in Medicine. Theoretically derived music therapy protocols with a client population of choice. Students will work in consultation with music therapy, nursing, and medical staff.
N599 Thesis in Music Therapy (3 cr.)
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