Percussion Methods Review

Percussion Methods - Jordan Nickell MUS 354 Professor Jason Koontz December 10th 2007 Article Review I found a very interesting article in

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Jordan Nickell MUS 354 Professor Jason Koontz December 10 th , 2007 Article Review I found a very interesting article in Percussive Notes entitled “Teaching College Students to Teach Themselves.” In the article, author Al Payson outlines three teaching styles that are helpful in developing self-reliance in students. The first teaching style is “Giving the student a fish.” This style is appropriate for elementary through high school students. “Giving the student a fish” means that the teacher identifies problems and offers solutions. Teaching style two is “Teaching the student to fish.” This style is a transition phase between telling the student how to handle problems and having the student solve problems on their own. Teaching style two should be developed by the time a student graduates from college. Payson gives examples relating to percussion instruction for both the first and second teaching styles. Payson observantly points out that the utilization of teaching style two can open up the teacher to accusations of laziness or lack of
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course MUS 354 taught by Professor Koontz during the Fall '07 term at E. Kentucky.

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Percussion Methods - Jordan Nickell MUS 354 Professor Jason Koontz December 10th 2007 Article Review I found a very interesting article in

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