Pedagogy II

Course code MUSI2822Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

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. This semester 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.

Available in 2015

Newcastle City PrecinctSemester 2
ObjectivesAt the successful completion of this course students will:
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.
ContentCourse 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.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed Knowledge6th Grade Level AMEB or equivalent
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Assessment 1
Students will contribute to a WIKI of teaching Literature, Software Applications and other resources for intermediate instrumental students in the form of an annotated bibliography. Worth 10%
B. Journal:
Students will create an outline of a 10 week course of study for intermediate instrumental level accompanied by 4 lesson plans. Worth 15%
Other: (please specify)Video recording of a 20 minute intermediate level instrumental/singing lesson.
Other: (please specify)Assessment 3
WIKI: From a given framework of a simple business plan, students will discuss key areas incorporating statutory requirements of running a small business relevant to a music teaching practice.
Presentations - GroupAssessment 2
In-class presentation of a teaching strategy in one or more areas of early intermediate instrumental study. The instructional strategy should include the use of technology.
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for MUSI2822