Course Description for Pedagogy of Group Piano
Pedagogy of Group Piano
Description: This course encompasses the methodology of group piano teaching and a survey of materials for beginning through intermediate study in group keyboard teaching. Class projects include an evaluation of texts suitable for young beginners, adult classes and college courses in group piano instruction. The focus will be on issues of pacing in classroom teaching, curriculum building, need for supplementary material, and technical aspects such as rhythm drills, keyboard theory activities, and the use of exercises and etudes. Attendance on selected class days of UNF Class Piano I and III or Group Piano for Non-Majors will be required, and will lead to practice teaching of group lesson content.