Courses Catalogue

Ethics In Contemporary Performance Practice

COURSE CODE: MUS2301
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

  1. Morality trends and issues in music performance; artists conduct, reasons for such conducts, consequences and solutions
  2. Commercialization of the performing arts; its meaning in the global context, causes and consequences
  3. Piracy in the music sector; causes, consequences and solutions
  4. Music, Dance and Drama criticism: Festival adjudication in schools and villages; opinion development by the critiques, constructive comments; ethical issues in adjudication
  5. Practice of non writing judges of music performances; its implications, causes and emerging thoughts

Instructional Methods

  • Lectures, field work, demonstrations, project work and group discussions