Masters in Special Education in Spain

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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Special education refers to helping children in schools and educational programs who may have physical, mental, or emotional delays. Courses in special education can teach techniques of physical therapy, speech therapy, hands-on instruction, and alternative instruction methods while in the special education classroom.

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Master in Music Therapy

ESMUC Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Music is inherent to human beings and is a means of expression, development, health and cohesion for people. Music Therapy is a scientifically based professional specialty which uses music to improve the lives of people with special needs in educational, health and social domains. [+]

Best Masters in Special Education in Spain 2017. Introduction Music is inherent to human beings and is a means of expression, development, health and cohesion for people. Music Therapy is a scientifically based professional specialty which uses music to improve the lives of people with special needs in educational, health and social domains. If you: Believe in the potential of music Are interested in the world of education and in learning new resources to help children with special educational needs. Want to open new channels of communication with people with mental disorders. Wish to specialize in working with patients with Alzheimer's and other dementias, stimulating their memory, aiding their orientation and helping them to reconnect with themselves. Feel that you’d really like to help relieve the suffering of people in hospital. Want to contribute to improving the quality of life of people through music. In Esmuc you’ll acquire the skills that will help you develop as a Music Therapist, and you’ll experience the profession from the first moment, with professionals who currently work in leading specialized centres, and with the best teachers and researchers in each field. Objectives The purpose of this programme is to train professional music therapists within an environment of musical excellence, so they can work in a variety of areas such as education, health and the community. The learning process of students in this master will lead to a preparation which should ensure their professional competence together with the enhancement and optimization of their personal development. The training provides the future specialists with knowledge, and theoretical and practical skills that they will need in their professional practice, as well as the methodological rigor and attitude of constant self-improvement that will lead them to be involved in the development of the profession, in terms of both intervention and research. The aims of the Master’s degree in Music Therapy are: To ensure the acquisition by students of the theoretical content, based on scientific rigour, related to the discipline of music therapy and its various application areas. To train students in the use of music therapy techniques adapted and adjusted to different clinical settings. To train students in the skills of analysis and reflection so that they are able to work with the reality of the experience itself. To promote the values of flexibility, active listening, empathy and constant self-improvement. Student profile We take as a premise that a music therapist is a person and a professional with a great affinity for music, who will use it for therapeutic purposes within a helping relationship with those people who have some kind of difficulty or need for special support. Student profile People with qualifications or a degree in Education, Speech therapy, Social Education, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, etc. People with qualifications or a degree in Psychology, Musicology, Education, Medicine. Professional musicians. Other professionals working with people with disabilities and/or at risk of social exclusion. Programme As a music therapist, you must be ready to attend those people (children, youth, adults or elderly people) with some kind of need. Intervention settings can be in institutions or in the community, in Education, Mental Health, Medicine and Geriatric care. In all settings, the skills required of a professional music therapist fall into three areas: Musical Clinical Therapeutic Music skills include: the ability to play accompanying instruments, voice control, improvisation, ability to lead ensembles, composition, musical arrangements, knowledge of a variety of repertoire and musical styles, etc., along with teaching techniques related to music education. All of these enable music to be adapted to the different levels of participants. Clinical skills include: empathy, observation skills, respect, knowledge of counseling skills and psychotherapeutic techniques in specific client groups, assessment, design, treatment planning, and communication and teamwork. Music therapy skills include: self-experience, knowledge of music psychology, understanding of the theoretical foundations of music therapy, familiarization with different methodological approaches, knowledge of the scientific literature on the subject, as well as mastery of music therapy techniques appropriate for specific settings and client groups. Modules and subjects Following the criteria of training recommended by the European Music Therapy Confederation (EMTC) and the World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT), the Master’s in Music Therapy is designed to be completed in two academic years, part-time, and consists of the following modules: 1. Music Therapy Theoretical Foundations Introduction to Music Therapy (MT) Psychology of Music Approaches in MT Introduction to research in MT 2. Practicum Observation Practicum Practicum and intervention project Individual supervision and self-experience 3. Clinical Training Psychopathology (on-line) Psychotherapeutic models Counselling techniques 4. Musical Training Functional instrumental training and technological resources for clinical practice (piano, guitar, voice) Composition/Improvisation Body-mind training Ensembles 5. Clinical Strategies in Music Therapy Music therapy with infants, children and youth Music therapy with adults 6. Master Final Project Final Project Practicum Practical experience for students in the field of music therapy is crucial for the Master to be viable and effective. The Practicum is a module (Module 2) aimed at professionalizing the student, and consists of putting into practice the clinical role of a music therapist, under the supervision of an experienced professional. This requires the development of professional qualities, which are essential when working in a multidisciplinary clinical context. It is therefore an experience in the use and application of knowledge acquired in classes. The practicum is organized in two specific periods. The first period includes observation and active participation with professional music therapists. In the second period the student formulates and implements an intervention project in an institution with the mentoring and supervision of a professional music therapist, as a step prior to professional practice. Supervision sessions are given both through individual tutorials and in group tutorials through seminars. Students are welcome to do their practicum in a wide variety of centres and community settings throughout Catalonia in the areas of Education, Mental Health, Medicine and Geriatric care. Admission In additional to the general requirements needed to access any Master’s programme, people interested in applying for this Master’s will have to demonstrate: Knowledge of music (if you have no music qualification) Ability to read and understand English [-]

Online Masters In Pedagogy For Musicians

ESMUC Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

This Masters, organized by the Institute Canzion Esmuc and is specifically aimed at training professionals and music teaching. [+]

Online Education for musicians This Masters, organized by the Institute Canzion Esmuc and is specifically aimed at training professionals and music teaching. The reality of music professionals who are dedicated to teaching is well outlined by the scientific literature on research in music education, and coincides almost invariably anywhere in the world that has a culture of western base: the musician known and it dominates well as artistic practice but has had little or no opportunities for training in teaching skills. As a result, the educational professional practice musician performer is based primarily on individual reworking of learning over the years as a student, with a character clearly unique resource and unwieldy to address contemporary challenges of the exercise of own teaching in changing contexts of the century. This raises the need for specific pedagogical training for skilled musician, and that is practical, innovative and knowledge-based applied science education. This online Master Esmuc - CanZion in music pedagogy seeks to be an opportunity for training and professional improvement for the musician who loves music and loves music education. And look do arrive where the student is with the rigor and accuracy own artistic higher education but also making a next track based on a powerful personal tutoring, professional and academic, so that the distances -at use force the virtual-media approach rather than stay away. To whom it is addressed The online Master Esmuc - CanZion in Education for musicians has its main target group in those music professionals occupationally spend 50 to 100% of their paid work time to training and teaching music. The Master student profile is defined, among others, the following notes of identity and requirements: Having a strong background as a musician: to be the master for musicians, content to learn are especially pedagogical and need to transfer the music teaching field by the student based on a well structured music knowledge, whatever the type or style of music that developed his artistic and educational practice. Search the improvement of teaching practice itself, with a frank and open attitude to reflection, criticism, transformation and innovation of the activity that develops as a trainer. Must be aware of what aspects of educational tradition received have to contextualize and adapt the twenty-first century and that other aspects are clearly framed in the history of music education. Having in education and teaching music dedication a field based on service to others, with clear components of personal development and vocational preference. It is central to the successful completion of this Master have a deep involvement with education and take care of personal responsibilities involved. Consider dedication to the training of musicians as a career in its own right: it is the best way to make sense of some Master studies requiring significant personal effort, is a milestone in the overall planning of one's career and , increasingly required in professional careers teachers for almost all international education systems. Competencies The learning achieved in the online Master Esmuc - CanZion lead to the acquisition of the following basic skills: Can observe and analyze how based teaching practice in the classroom, own and others, based on interpreting trends and paradigms of political, historical, philosophical and ethical thought in music education that framed. Psychoeducational understand factors involved in the teaching and -aprendizajes MUSICAL properly and successfully manage depending on the contexts and students that carried out. Design, implement and evaluate rigorously and based on proper detection of needs of the target, educational activities, available resources of any type (educational, legal, institutional, social) and understandable communication of performance own teaching . Learn, master and apply new information technology and learning music as focused and effective and efficient resources at the service of the learner. Understand the teacher's role as a mediator own student learning and know how to apply, develop and revise as facilitator, supporting and guiding the progress and autonomy. Knowing how to manage and lead the communication and sharing of teaching practice among colleagues profession, creating institutional linkages and working groups and / or virtual network for understanding, improvement, and innovation reflexive criticism of that practice. Acquire a solid and relevant basis in fundamentals and research instruments in music education that gives rigor and communicability to the processes of change, innovation and improvement of the musical educational action is carried out and allow the transformation of the contexts on which it acts consistently. Content and program The modular organization of Master online Esmuc - CanZion is based on the areas currently considered critical from the Educational Sciences: Areas of systematic knowledge or foundation Areas of knowledge applied. Within this area of ​​applied knowledge are especially relevant fields: Teaching Educational Organization Orientation and Mentoring. Area of ​​research, innovation and professional development. Modules and subjects Groundwork A- Towards a new musical pedagogy psicoeducativas basics of music education B - Teaching (+ internship) Design programs for music education The assessment of student learning Teaching of posture and body awareness musician New technological resources for training C- Organization (+ practices) Analysis of educational institutions and organizations Working groups, community and educational leadership Guidance and tutoring D- (+ internship) Tutoring and personal and professional guidance Tutoring and academic counseling: recusos music therapy for diagnosis E Innovation and teacher development (+ internship) Processes Research - Action Master Project F- Free G- configuration (free choice) Mentoring and spiritual guidance The sessions will be online all matters except those requiring presentiality the only way to be carried out. The sessions will have a timetable and specific place in each edition of the Master to be announced at the beginning of the Master. Entry Requirements The Master Esmuc - CanZion online Pedagogy Musicians can access at least one of the following requirements: Higher university or higher artistic studies or equivalent qualifications recognized as superior by the state education system in the country of origin accreditation. At the end of training accreditation of Master you will be obtained. Extensive experience as a teacher of music. At the end of training accreditation Graduate Professional Master will be obtained. Career prospects The consolidation of vocational and career of the musician as a teacher through a pedagogical second cycle academic accreditation. Training for positions held responsible or coordinator in the design, implementation and evaluation of teaching - learning, curriculum innovation, support and attention to the diversity of students, etc. The expansion and balance of professional profile and employment status of teachers of music as an educational organizer human resources through skills to boost institutional participation, form effective working teams, know how to perform an educational leadership, etc. Acquiring the necessary foundation to start as a teacher - researcher as an essential professional side for improvement. [-]