TR 9:30 - 10:20 + teaching.
This course is a survey of the means, methods, and materials available to private pianoteacher and student. In addition, students of this course are encouraged to teach students (children and adults) from the community to gain experience of and insight into the art of teaching.
You won’t appear interested if you’re not in class
As possible, you will teach two students in Model Class for experience (without pay). You may accept payment for any additional students you teach. You will be observed intermittently while teaching lessons (not all observations will be pre-arranged). Lesson plans and self-critiques will be evaluated.
You will have one major written assignment, due the week before Thanksgiving.
You will have oral presentations to be given in class on an ongoing basis.
This is a participation course. Each student is highly encouraged to teach students from the community. This teaching and its evaluation will be factored into the grade. There is one major written project.
Teaching in model class 30%
Written Assignment(s) 20%
Class Participation and Oral Presentations 50%
Please see Objectives. In other words, this is like life: please show up ready to engage yourself with the material of the course.