Jazz Pedagogy (JAZZ1661)


This unit of study is designed to provide students with knowledge about educational approaches and strategies for teaching jazz to individuals and small and large groups. Topics will include approaches to teaching jazz articulation, improvisation, and style; performance practices including set up regarding OH&S; and jazz resources for teaching.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


2hr lecture/week


Examination (50%), class work (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Additional Information

Class work will include assessed practical teaching to be conducted off-site, and written work. It will require active participation.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.