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Pedagogy Strings 1 - STRG3012

Year - 2018

This unit of study offers an introduction to the basic principles of teaching and learning bowed instruments. Topics covered include the principles of movement, posture and set-up, bow hold, bow strokes, left hand development and coordination, psychology and motivation, and curriculum. The emphasis is on pedagogical practice and method and the development of foundational instrumental and interpretative skills. Students are expected to research some main teaching methods, literature and pedagogical repertoire relevant to topics covered.

Classes
One 1hr lect/week

Assessment
One essay (30%); progression outline (40%), viva voce exam (20%), class participation (10%)

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Strings
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Goetz Richter
HECS Band: 1
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