Date of Award
Open Access Dissertation
School of Music
The purpose of this study was to interview five internationally and nationally recognized professionals currently teaching piano to students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and to explore their approaches to teaching music counting to students with ASD. The interview questionnaire contained 5 sections. Sections 1, 2, and 3 focused on teacher experience and training, studio demographics, and educational curriculum. Sections 4 and 5 of the questionnaire focused on pedagogical practices in teaching music counting to piano students with autism spectrum disorder, including questions regarding pedagogical approaches in teaching meter, rhythm, and steady pulse. Section 6 emphasized pedagogical practices to teach symbolic notation to students with autism spectrum disorder. This study includes transcripts of interviews, and a summary of teaching methods to identify best practices in teaching music counting to students with ASD.
Kim, S.(2022). Approaches to Teaching Music Counting to Piano Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from https://scholarcommons.sc.edu/etd/6733