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ERIC Number: ED017066
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 104
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Reference Count: 0
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AN EVALUATION OF ADEQUACY OF GRADUATE MUSIC OFFERINGS AT CALIFORNIA COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES.
MORGAN, HAZEL B.
THE 25 CALIFORNIA COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES OFFERING GRADUATE MUSIC PROGRAMS WERE SURVEYED TO GIVE AN EVALUATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE GRADUATE MUSIC DEGREE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE, TO GAIN SPECIFIC INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEEDS OF GRADUATE MUSIC STUDENTS, AND TO PROVIDE A BASIS FOR RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY AND ADEQUACY OF THESE PROGRAMS. A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE STUDIED CURRENT TRENDS IN GRADUATE EDUCATION, THE PLACE OF ARTS IN EDUCATION, GRADUATE MUSIC EDUCATION, AND THE EFFECT OF LEGISLATION ON MUSIC IN THE CALIFORNIA SCHOOLS. AT EACH INSTITUTION, THE HEAD OF THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT AND STUDENTS PURSUING GRADUATE MUSIC DEGREES WERE INTERVIEWED AND A GRADUATE CLASS OR SEMINAR WAS VISITED. THESE CAMPUS VISITATIONS AIMED AT DETERMINING (1) THE CORRELATION BETWEEN MUSIC OFFERINGS AT EACH SCHOOL AND PRESENT NEEDS, (2) SUGGESTIONS FOR PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT, (3) EXTENT AND TYPE OF GRADUATE FACULTY PREPARATION, (4) FACULTY TEACHING AND ADVISING LOAD, AND (5) ENTRANCE AND COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS. QUESTIONNAIRES WERE COMPLETED BY A SAMPLE OF JUNIOR COLLEGE AND HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC TEACHERS TO DETERMINE PREVIOUS EDUCATIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS, DEGREES IN PROGRESS, REASONS FOR NOT PURSUING A GRADUATE DEGREE, PRESENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES, ADEQUACY OF UNDERGRADUATE MUSIC TEACHING PREPARATION, AND AREAS OF FUTURE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS. ANALYSIS OF DATA FROM INTERVIEWS AND QUESTIONNAIRES FORMED THE BASIS FOR CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS. (HM)
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Authoring Institution: Claremont Graduate School and Univ. Center, CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (Claremont)