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MUE3105 Teaching Instrumental Music
Credit Points: 15

In this unit, students will examine the unique pedagogy and methodologies associated with individual and small group instrumental teaching in studio teaching. The unit will examine different philosophies, including Suzuki, Orff, Kodaly and Dalcroze, and consider behavioural and constructivist approaches to instrumental teaching as well as the role of metacognition in developing the self regulated learner. It will examine teacher / student relationships, motivation, performance and performance anxiety, assessment and moderation, administration and the unique legal responsibilities faced by instrumental music teachers, as well as the role of instrumental performance within the WACE Music Courses of Study and the emerging Australian Arts Curriculum.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MIAAGPMusic (Instrumental) Education Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013