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Piano Literature A
PIANO LIT A
CLASS CODE: MUSIC 465A CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: MUSIC
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Pedagogy is the art or science of teaching, especially in the instruction of teaching methods. Instruction emphasizes practical teaching experience in both private and group situations. Supervised practice teaching. Teaching of children in private lessons and/or group class instruction. Students will supervise student teaching, design pedagogical curriculum, and prepare lectures in pedagogical topics for M265A and M363A. Students will also teach class piano for adults with a focus on group dynamics, curriculum sequencing and lesson planning, grading and evaluation tools
TAUGHT: Winter even years
CONTENT AND TOPICS: In preparation for practicum teaching students will attend lectures on topics which will include piano systems/methods, business practices and basic principles of music education.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Increase awareness of musical literature written for the piano and its precursors.
2. Develop sense of appropriate styles for musical interpretation.
3. Acquaint class with suitable materials for teaching and personal study.
REQUIREMENTS: Attend all class periods, complete assignments and examinations as scheduled.
PREREQUISITES: M265A, M265B, M363A and M363B. Students must have advanced standing as a pianist. Concurrent enrollment in applied piano is strongly encouraged. The course is open to non-majors with an interest in teaching in the home.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004