MUSC13293 - Advanced Studio Teaching Methods

General Information

Unit Synopsis

In this unit you will study a structured approach to the one to one teaching of an instrument or voice applying various educational theories with a particular focus on the application of the Dimensions of Learning in the private music studio. You will also investigate and develop those pedagogical skills and personal attributes necessary to become a successful studio music teacher.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 3
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.
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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2018

Term 1 - 2018 Profile
Distance
Term 1 - 2019 Profile
Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 12%
2. Written Assessment 12%
3. Written Assessment 12%
4. Written Assessment 12%
5. Written Assessment 12%
6. Written Assessment 40%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Procedures for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.8 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 57.14% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Staff
Feedback
Additional resources on moodle
Recommendation
Staff will make further enhancements to the moodle site to include extra music teaching resources for students.
Action Taken
The music teaching resources were added in 2018, and according to student feedback, they have been a successful addition.
Source: Student feedback
Feedback
Additional lesson plan resources for drama students.
Recommendation
Update the specific drama pedagogy section to include more examples of lesson plans. This will include links to the relevant literature and contextualise the content to cater for drama students working in both music and drama fields.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Articulate the pedagogical skills required to teach your particular instrument/voice in the studio
  2. Describe the personal attributes necessary to teach your particular instrument/voice in the studio
  3. Plan a teaching program for your particular instrument/voice suitable for use in a studio
  4. Apply various educational theories, including the Dimensions of Learning, to the teaching strategies for your particular instrument/voice across different age-groups in the studio

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment
4 - Written Assessment
5 - Written Assessment
6 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment
4 - Written Assessment
5 - Written Assessment
6 - Written Assessment