Date: Wednesday 8 January 2020 4pm (1hr)

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR

In this webinar, our highly respected and successful presenter, James Reevell will explore non-examined assessment feedback from Summer 2019, discussing common student pitfalls and suggesting teaching techniques that can be employed to support students in improving their work in light of this for Summer 2020. The course will cover the assessment of each piece of work, common areas to remember in teaching and exemplar work. There will be also be opportunities for questions and networking with other delegates.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • Gain an overview of feedback for the non-examined assessment components from 2019
  • Consider how to address this feedback for Summer 2020
  • Break down the requirements of the briefs for both recording and technology-based composition components
  • Consider exemplar work and how it can be improved to reach its’ potential

PROGRAMME

4.00pm
Recording

  • Feedback from Summer 2019 – discussion of common student pitfalls
  • Teaching strategies for addressing these pitfalls moving forward to Summer 2020
  • Instrumental requirements and minimum playing times – addressing the brief
  • The importance of the compulsory instruments – drums and vocals
  • Completing the logbook to best reflect students’ work in editing and processing
  • Discussion of a highly graded piece of work
  • What would you feedback to the student – a piece of work that could be improved

4.30pm
Composition

  • Feedback from Summer 2019 – discussion of common student pitfallsTeaching strategies for addressing these pitfalls moving forward to Summer 2020
  • Synthesis, sampling and creative effects – suggestions for supporting students in their original sound design to ensure they demonstrate their music technology skills
  • The musical elements – composing with style and coherence
  • Completing the logbook to best reflect students’ work in synthesis, sampling and creative effects
  • Discussion of a highly graded piece of work
  • What would you feedback to the student – a piece of work that could be improved

James Reevell

James Reevell is an experienced teacher of Music and Music Technology, and is currently Subject Leader for Visual and Creative Arts at a sixth form college in the North West of England. As part of this role he is responsible for the leadership and management of both Music courses, Art, Drama and Dance. He has over 5 years examining and assessment experience in Music and Music Technology and has set up both Music and Music Technology courses in a sixth form that went on to be graded as ‘Outstanding’ in its recent OFSTED inspection.  He has also led projects and training on stretch and challenge, effective use of data and effective transition from GCSE Music to A Level. Alongside his teaching role, he has recently been appointed as a Bridge Fellow for Music and Music Technology at the University of Huddersfield.

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