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Ethnomusicology & Art

23. Sep. 2009

The Linguistics Department at Payap University is proud to offer the following Ethnomusicology and Arts Classes...


Closing Date
The closing date for application forms was July 31st 2009. If you have any questions, and are still interested in participating, please contact Debbi Hosken using the following email:

pyucertificatecoordinator@gmail.com.


Overview Class

The overview class is not designed to be taken in combination with the advanced classes.

19 -23 Oct 2009
Basic Principles of Ethnomusicology and Arts
The Certificate in Basic Principles of Ethnomusicology and Arts is a one-week intensive education course designed for experienced fieldworkers. The course is designed to assist nationals and expatriates working throughout Asia in gaining an overview of Ethnomusicology and Arts from both an academic, as well as applied perspective. Discussions on foundational elements regarding how Music and Arts function within individual working/living contexts, lay the groundwork for presentations and applications for some tools for beginning steps in research techniques.


Advanced Classes

Students may to choose to take any one or more of the 3 advanced classes.

21 Sep - 16 Oct 2009
Applied Ethnomusicology and Arts
The Certificate in Applied Ethnomusicology and Arts is a one month intensive MA level course designed for experienced fieldworkers. The course, designed to assist nationals and expatriates working throughout Asia, offers training from both academic and applied perspectives. After completing this course, students will be able to work with a local community to encourage the revitalization of indigenous forms of music, drama, dance, storytelling and other performing arts. They will be able to encourage sustainability by helping integrate these expressions into local institutions; design interactive learning activities; mentor local artists; promote the dissemination of indigenous performances; and encourage the positive self-identity that these forms may engender. The course material will focus on Music and Arts applied to Literacy, Community Development, Linguistics, and teaching of religious or moral values.

26 Oct - 20 Nov 2009
Field Research Methods for Music and Arts
The Certificate in Field Research Methods for Music and Arts is a one month intensive MA level course designed for experienced fieldworkers. The course, designed to assist nationals and expatriates working throughout Asia, offers training from both academic and applied perspectives. After completing this course, students will be able to describe and interact with the people, structures, dynamics, meanings, and processes involved in creativity and performance in an ethnolinguistically defined community. They will be able to plan and perform research tasks using methodologies such as interview, observation, participation, note taking, and audio- and video-recording.

23 Nov - 18 Dec 2009
Music and Arts Analysis Techniques
The Certificate in Music and Arts Analysis Techniques is a one month intensive MA level course designed for experienced fieldworkers. The course, designed to assist nationals and expatriates working throughout Asia, offers training from both academic and applied perspectives. After completing this course, students will be able to perform basic high level structural analysis of music, storytelling, drama, dance, and other art forms, in the service of invigorating language development efforts. These techniques will enable the student to access tools to aid in understanding both the communicative and meaningful components of the art forms.


Coming Soon!


11 Jan - 4 Feb 2010
Language and Culture Acquisition
The Certificate in Language and Culture Acquisition consists of an undergraduate level course. The 4 week intensive certificate course is designed to give the participants a foundation in the acquisition of languages and cultures other than their own. It is hoped that participants in this certificate course will gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes that will grant them opportunities to learn one or more of the many languages in the region with the idea of serving those communities language development needs.

 
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