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PPd 201: Graded Piano Literature I

2 cr.

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

Prerequisite: MT 106.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH1:00–1:50FA 11

PPd 202: Graded Piano Literature II

2 cr.

Analysis of upper-intermediate and advanced piano literature.

Prerequisite: PPd 201.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

PPd 301: Piano Intern Instruction I

1 cr.

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

Prerequisite: PPd 201.

Sec Days Time Room
1T4:00–4:50FA126

PPd 302: Piano Intern Instruction II

1 cr.

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

Prerequisite: PPd 301.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

PPd 401: Piano Intern Instruction III

2 cr.

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

Prerequisite: PPd 302.

Sec Days Time Room
1TH4:00–4:50FA126

PPd 402: Piano Intern Instruction IV

2 cr.

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

Prerequisite: PPd 401.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

PPd 403: Piano Pedagogy for the Group Instructor

2 cr.

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

Prerequisite: MT 106.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

PPd 493: Piano Pedagogy Lab

0 cr.

Corequisite: PPd 403.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

PPd 501: Piano Pedagogy for the Private Instructor

3 cr.

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.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF8:00–8:50FA120

PPd 601: Advanced Piano Pedagogy

2 cr.

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 cr.

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 cr.

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 cr.

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

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH2:00–2:50FA226

PPd 611: Internship in Piano Teaching

1 cr.

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

Sec Days Time Room
1W2:00–2:50FA243

PPd 612: Internship in Piano Teaching

1 cr.

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

Prerequisite: PPd 611.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

PPd 613: Internship in Piano Teaching

1 cr.

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

Prerequisite: PPd 612.

Sec Days Time Room
1TH1:00–1:50FA243

PPd 614: Internship in Piano Teaching

1 cr.

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

Prerequisite: PPd 613.

No sections offered in the fall semester…