ERIC Number: ED249129
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Music and Music Education: Data and Information. National Data Review.
Steinel, Daniel V., Comp.
Statistical information to help educators assess information needs and trends in music and art education is presented. The first of five sections contains information on occupational conditions. Charts and graphs depict occupational distribution and average annual salaries of recent bachelor's degree recipients, certification in the field of music education, elementary and secondary teaching status of recent bachelor's degree recipients qualified to teach art and music, teacher layoffs and shortages in public and private school art education, relative demand for teachers by teaching area and year, and relative supply and demand of teachers by field and geographic region. Section 2 contains five charts depicting associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees conferred in selected art fields. Section 3 consists of charts and graphs showing results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress in art and music and the Scholastic Aptitude Test. Section 4 focuses on participation in the arts. Charts and graphs in this section cover data on student participation in art, student extracurricular art and music activity, public involvement with the schools, and adult education courses. The final section presents data on attitudes and opinions on music hobbies and music-related activities and school coursework. Appendices contain information sources and error estimation tables. An index is included. (LP)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Art Appreciation, Art Education, Art Teachers, Community Attitudes, Degree Requirements, Degrees (Academic), Educational Attitudes, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Music Appreciation, Music Education, Music Facilities, Music Teachers, Occupational Information, Occupational Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Salaries, Standardized Tests, Statistical Distributions, Student Attitudes, Student Interests, Student Participation, Test Results
Music Educators National Conference, 1902 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 ($10.00 members; $15.00 non-members).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Music Educators National Conference, Reston, VA.