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Spring 2021 MECA

Continuing Education Courses


What Do I Do Now? Essential Tools & Resources for Online Teaching


February 8-March 14, 2021

Course Code

7240 A2 & 7240 B2


0 - 1 Graduation Credit


$199, due in full with registration Course Code 7240 A2. $355, due in full with registration Course Code 7240 B2.


Teaching music online has been an adventure! Learn new ideas and tools to reinvigorate your online teaching arsenal. Explore fun and easy ways to incorporate composing, ear training, and resources to sharpen your students’ playing skills. We’ll also explore tools like BandLab Flat, Pear Deck, Flipgrid Shortz, Audacity and more to up your technology game.

Note: This course is geared toward band, orchestra and chorus teachers teaching in a remote or hybrid learning environment.

No Credit
$199, due in full with registration
Course Code 7240 A2

1 Graduate Credit
$355, due in full with registration
Course Code 7240 B2


Chat Session

Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. CST (optional)



Required Text(s)


Software/Hardware Requirements

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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