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Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)


Graduate Studies

First Advisor

Laurence H. McQuerrey

First Committee Member

T. Cy Coleman

Second Committee Member

Juanita Curtis

Third Committee Member

U. W. Fetsch

Fourth Committee Member

M. E. Locke


The purpose of this study was: 1) to identify principal techniques and materials functional piano instructors used to teach ten keyboard skills to undergraduate music education majors: 2) to determine what effectiveness ratings instructors assigned their techniques and materials; and 3) to determine what recommendations they offered for improvement in the instructional procedures used to teach the skills.



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