Available in 2012
|Newcastle City Precinct||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2010, 2005, 2004
Deals with techniques for teaching instruments and vocal studies in one-to-one settings such as in a private music teaching studio. Various instrumental techniques and teaching methodologies are dealt with.
At the completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Design curriculums for beginning to intermediate students.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of learning theories in relation to intellectual and motor skills.
3. Demonstrate methodical approaches to the teaching of instrumental/vocal technique, nmusicianship and style.
4. Equip their students with a wide range of practice strategies including performance preparation.
5. Adapt their communication and instructional strategies to reflect a basic understanding of learner characteristics.
6. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the relevant teaching literature.
A range of teaching methods and activities will be used including:
1. Lectures and Tutorials.
2. Online resources.
3. In-class and on-line discussions.
4. Group tasks.
Topics covered will include:
1. Learning Theories.
2. Learner Characteristics.
3. Motivation and Trust.
4. Beginning and Intermediate Instrumental Technique.
5. Teaching Musicianship Skills.
6. The Teaching Literature (Repertoire).
7. Practice Skills.
8. Performance Preparation.
9. Studio Administration.
Paul Harris and Richard Crozier. "The Music Teacher's Companion: A Practical Guide". The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, 2000
Modes of Delivery
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term