Case study of teaching and playing piano duet to improve overall rhythmic sense for mental handicap student

Ching LUI

Research output: Other contributionHonours Project

Abstract

This article reports on the extent of teaching and playing piano duet on improving overall rhythmic sense for mental handicap in a case study. A girl aged 16 with low level of mental handicap took part in the action research. The action research was performed to elucidate the effect on improving rhythmic sense for mental handicap through teaching and playing piano duet. Result shows that (1) motivation, (2) teacher’s teaching, and (3) family support play key roles in student’s learning. This study contributes to the music learning methods for special education needs students by identifying motivation and learning methods that impacted on their musical development.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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Handicap
learning method
action research
Teaching
student
special education
music
teacher
learning

Keywords

  • Piano duet
  • Overall rhythmic sense
  • Mental handicap
  • Motivation
  • Honours Project (HP)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Music) (Four-year Full-time)
  • Programme code: A4B042
  • Course code: MUS4900