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Fall 2020 MECA, Spring 2021 MECA

Continuing Education Courses


Using Soundtrap in the Music Classroom


February 8-March 7, 2021

Course Code

7161 A2 & 7161 B2


0 - 1 Graduation Credit


$199, due in full with registration Course Code 7161 A2. $355, due in full with registration Course Code 7161 B2.


Note: This is a 4-week course.

The online music production app Soundtrap is a powerful yet fun and easy-to-use music creation tool, and provides students with endless creative music-making possibilities. From beat-making to podcasting to songwriting, this course will provide strategies and lesson ideas to encourage all students, regardless of their musical knowledge, to become active creators. This course is suitable for music teachers at all levels, and free access to Soundtrap EDU will be provided during the course.

No Credit
$199, due in full with registration
Course Code 7161 A2

1 Graduate Credit
$355, due in full with registration
Course Code 7161 B2


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Schoology is a learning management system that allows you to interact directly with your instructors, fellow students, and members of the greater VanderCook community.

Soon after you register, be on the lookout for an email from Schoology with log-in instructions. Once you receive credentials, visit to login. 

Some courses have specific online chat meeting times (please see course descriptions), while others have a flexible meeting schedule. You can expect all courses to meet together in a live online chat. If a live meeting time doesn’t work, you can work with your instructor to make other arrangements.

More information about Schoology can be found at

Online course grades are available within two weeks of the course(s) completion.  If you need a transcript, please CLICK HERE to access the online transcript request form. For a faster turnaround time, please submit the transcript request to the registrar prior to the end of your course(s).


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