Research on the Teaching Quality Management of “Xindi Applied Piano Pedagogy”


PDCA cycle
Xindi Applied Piano Pedagogy
Teaching quality management




Xindi Applied Piano Pedagogy (XAPP) is one of the key achievements of Chinese music education reform in recent years, reflecting the booming of piano education in China. Twenty years after its establishment, the pedagogy has been widely accepted by society. Based on the PDCA (plan-do-check-act) cycle, the paper studies XAPP in relation to teaching quality management, hoping to achieve quality teaching results by improving teaching models and quality. In order to investigate the XAPP teaching process, a closed-loop management on XAPP’s teaching quality is formed, and the questions are divided into different modules: teaching team building, curriculum design, course in effect, teaching materials selection, teacher assessment and rectification, customer satisfaction survey, as well as teaching evaluation and feedback. The application of the PDCA cycle in XAPP’s teaching quality management is then analyzed, with an aim to optimize applied piano teaching management and improve XAPP’s teaching system, curriculum design, teaching materials, and theoretical framework. This paper also studies XAPP from a management perspective, which not only promotes the development of music education, but also expands the research field of music education management.


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