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Cleveland State University Course Info

Cleveland, Ohio


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MUS 440

Music Performance and Pedagogy

A systematic study of the principles of music pedagogy and learning, and an application of that knowledge to applied music instruction. Topics include expertise, the fallacy of music talent, learning theory, Deliberate Practice, research on applied instruction, motivation, music and memory, intonation, structural communication, emotional communication, curriculum development, assessment, performance anxiety, self-evaluation and reflection. In addition, musical roles (performer, teacher, listener, and user), classroom planning, instructional delivery, and classroom management will be addressed during the course.

Units: 2.0