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PPd 201: Graded Piano Literature I 2 credits

Analysis of elementary through lower-intermediate piano literature. Comparison and evaluation of the best piano series currently available.

Prerequisite: MT 106.

No sections offered in the spring semester…

PPd 202: Graded Piano Literature II 2 credits

Analysis of upper-intermediate and advanced piano literature.

Prerequisite: PPd 201.

Sec Days Time Room
1MW1:00–1:50FA226

PPd 301: Piano Intern Instruction I 1 credit

Observation of master teachers and teaching of piano students in group and private settings under faculty guidance.

Prerequisite: PPd 201.

No sections offered in the spring semester…

PPd 302: Piano Intern Instruction II 1 credit

Observation of master teachers and teaching of piano students in group and private settings under faculty guidance.

Prerequisite: PPd 301.

Sec Days Time Room
1T4:00–4:50FA126

PPd 401: Piano Intern Instruction III 2 credits

Observation of master teachers and teaching of piano students in group and private settings under faculty guidance.

Prerequisite: PPd 302.

No sections offered in the spring semester…

PPd 402: Piano Intern Instruction IV 2 credits

Observation of master teachers and teaching of piano students in group and private settings under faculty guidance.

Prerequisite: PPd 401.

Sec Days Time Room
1TH4:00–4:50FA126

PPd 403: Piano Pedagogy for the Group Instructor 2 credits

Principles of group piano instruction. A survey of contemporary methods and practical experience in the electronic piano laboratory.

Prerequisite: MT 106.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH9:00–9:50FA 10

PPd 493: Piano Pedagogy Lab 0 credits

Corequisite: PPd 403.

Sec Days Time Room
11M12:00–12:50FA 10
12TH10:00–10:50FA 10

PPd 501: Piano Pedagogy for the Private Instructor 3 credits

Principles of good piano teaching as they apply to the private lesson. A survey of approaches to teaching keyboard, learning theory and application of that theory in practical setting, performance practice, business procedures for a successful studio and effective studio policies.

Prerequisite: MT 106.

No sections offered in the spring semester…

PPd 601: Advanced Piano Pedagogy 2 credits

Principles for teaching advanced students, with special emphasis on applications of learning theory, motivation and keyboard skills.

This course is not offered this academic year.

PPd 602: Current Trends in Piano Pedagogy 2 credits

Identification and evaluation of current trends in piano pedagogy. Research in the area of piano pedagogy including new technology and group instruction. Preparation of materials suitable for publication on topics related to piano teaching.

This course is not offered this academic year.

PPd 603: Teaching Intermediate & Advanced Piano Literature 2 credits

Methods, materials and curriculum building for teaching piano students at the intermediate through advanced levels. Focus on development of piano teaching techniques for high school through college-age students, examination of repertoire that is appropriate for these students, and exploring performance practice suitable for pianists at these levels.

This course is not offered this academic year.

PPd 604: Ensemble Music in Piano Teaching 2 credits

A survey of the literature for piano duets, two pianos, and multiple pianos and its use in piano teaching at all levels.

No sections offered in the spring semester…

PPd 611: Internship in Piano Teaching 1 credit

Teaching of children from elementary through high school in group and private lessons under faculty supervision.

No sections offered in the spring semester…

PPd 612: Internship in Piano Teaching 1 credit

Teaching of children from elementary through high school in group and private lessons under faculty supervision.

Prerequisite: PPd 611.

Sec Days Time Room
1T1:00–1:50FA243

PPd 613: Internship in Piano Teaching 1 credit

Teaching of pre-college private lessons, adult private lessons and university classes under faculty supervision.

Prerequisite: PPd 612.

No sections offered in the spring semester…

PPd 614: Internship in Piano Teaching 1 credit

Teaching of pre-college private lessons and special research assignments.

Prerequisite: PPd 613.

Sec Days Time Room
1TH1:00–1:50FA243