HV069 Internationalization in Music Education

Faculty of Education
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
doc. PhDr. Marek Sedláček, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Marek Sedláček, Ph.D.
Department of Music – Faculty of Education
Contact Person: doc. PhDr. Marek Sedláček, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Music – Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 9 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The objective of the course is to support the students of music education in the developing and deepening of their professional knowledge and skills in an international context, and improve their language competence with a focus on world languages. The objective is to develop the skills and motivation to study using foreign sources and active professional communication in a foreign language. An emphasis is put on an active student's involvement and responsibility for developing the selected competencies.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course the student will acquire professional knowledge about the situation of the studied field abroad, deepen and expand his/her ability of professional communication in a foreign language, will be able to better understand the development and actual state of the field in an international context, will be able to study foreign language texts and respond to professional communication in an international environment.
  • Attending a vocational subjects (not the language course), which is at the Faculty or other faculties taught in a foreign language. The subject must be themed around music or art in general, music, aesthetics, art theory or a related discipline. Participation in foreign study visit (eg. Erasmus +) of at least 1 month
  • Professional music teaching practice abroad (eg. as part of a work placement in the Erasmus +) with min. length of stay 1 month
  • Attendance at an international summer school abroad, focusing on disciplines related to student's studies in the range of at least 1 week
  • Writing the master's degree thesis in English
  • Participation in at least 8 lectures or seminars themed on the studied field led in a foreign language by visiting professors at the Faculty of Education of Masaryk University, other faculties or other universities
  • Active participation in a foreign language at scientific conferences or specialist seminars (eg. Student Conference)
  • BROWNE, Richmond. Music theory: special topics. New York: Acad. Press, 1981.
  • .HARRIS, Ernest E. Music education: a guide to information sources. Detroit: Gale research company, 1978.
  • TARASTI, Eero. A theory of musical semiotics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994. xviii, 328 s. Advances semiotics. ISBN 0-253-35649-0.
  • ECO, Umberto. A theory of semiotics. 1. Midland Book Ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1979.
  • HUDZIK, John. K. (2014). Comprehensive internationalization. Taylor & Francis. Available at: https://www.nafsa.org/uploadedFiles/NAFSA_Home/Resource_Library_Assets/Publications_Library/2011_Comprehen_Internationalization.pdf
  • SEDLÁČEK, Marek. Music Education – Terra Cognita? 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2016, 115 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-8443-8. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.5817/CZ.MUNI.P210-8443-2016. URL info
  • SEDLÁČEK, Marek. Topical Issues of Contemporary Music Education. 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012, 123 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6102-6. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.5817/CZ.MUNI.P210-6102-2012. Čítárna Munispace URL info
  • SPISAR, Jan and Ludmila PEŘINOVÁ. English-Czech and Czech-English music dictionary with illustrated prologue = Anglicko-český a česko-anglický hudební slovník s ilustrovaným prologem. Ostrava: Montanex, 2010, 239 stran. ISBN 9788072253180. info
  • SEDLÁČEK, Marek. The Multimedia Technologies Applications in Music Education. 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010, 90 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5392-2. info
Teaching methods
theoretical preparation, presentation
Assessment methods
Students are required during their master's degree study to fulfill at least one requirement in expected outcomes (completing a course in a foreign language, foreign study stay or work placement, international summer school, attendance at lectures in a foreign language, active output at a conference in a foreign language). Students submit the certificate of an accomplishment of the selected output (completion of a course in a foreign language registered in the IS MU, a certificate of experience abroad, a certificate of participation in the foreign language lectures, conference papers, etc.) to the teacher of the course.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
General note: Student předmět plní v průběhu studia pouze jednou, sám si zvolí ve kterém semestru.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Student předmět plní v průběhu studia pouze jednou, sám si zvolí ve kterém semestru.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022, Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Autumn 2024, Spring 2025.
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