This course is the second of two electives in Music Pedagogy whose aim is to provide a general overview of the pedagogical and business requirements necessary to run a successful instrumental/singing teaching studio. The course focuses on the teaching literature of the intermediate instrumental/singing student, an overview of relevant teaching principles as well as the business aspects of running a professional teaching studio.
Newcastle City Precinct
- Semester 2 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate general knowledge of, and critically analyse a body of teaching literature and software applications for intermediate students in their chosen instrument.
2. Be able consolidate their knowledge by creating an outline of a complete program of study for intermediate instrumental students, as well as create lesson plans.
3. Apply a wide range of teaching strategies corresponding to core areas of intermediate instrumental study.
4. Be able to address the elements of compliance required in a simple business plan applicable a studio-based teaching practice.
5. Demonstrate appropriate teaching & communication strategies, manage time effectively, and incorporate a range of learning activities for a 20 minute early intermediate instrumental lesson.
Course content will include, but is not limited to, study of:
- Intermediate level teaching literature;
- Relevant teaching strategies;
- Business requirements for running a music teaching studio.
6th Grade Level AMEB or equivalent
Practical Demonstration: Video Recording
Written Assignment: WIKI and Journal
Online Learning Activity: WIKI
Presentation: Presentations - Group