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ERIC Number: ED494103
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Oct
Pages: 144
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-5788-6541-7ISBN-978-1-57886-541-3
Update: Applications of Research in Music Education Yearbook. Volume 24
Rowman & Littlefield Education
Readers of the online journal "Update: Applications of Research in Music Education" who prefer a printed copy of articles most relevant to their work will find them in the new 2005-2006 "Update Yearbook." Now available to everyone interested in the latest music education trends, the Yearbook contains in print the entire online issues for Fall-Winter 2005 and Spring-Summer 2006. Topics include peer tutoring in the general music classroom, musical aptitude and academic ability, training teachers with little or no music background, and sources of tension for music teachers. Literature reviews include sight-reading ability, music preference and music education, and the term "multicultural" and related terms. The topics are presented under the following titles and authors: (1) Choral Division: Characteristics of Teacher-Directed Modeling in High School Choral Rehearsals (Fredna Grimland); (2) General Music Division: Use of Classwide Peer Tutoring in the General Music Classroom (Alice-Ann Darrow, Pamela Gibbs, and Sarah Wedel); (3) An Investigation of the Association Between the Music Aptitude of Elementary Students and Their Biological Parents (Susan C. Guerrini); (4) Instrumental Division: Instrumental Aptitude Versus Academic Ability as a Predictor of Beginning Instrumental Music Achievement and Retention: Research and Implications (Kristyn Kuhlman); (5) Special Topics Division: Cognition and Motor Execution in Piano Sight-Reading: A Review of Literature (Brenda Wristen); and (6) Sight-Reading Ability in Wind and Percussion Students: A Review of Recent Literature (S. Daniel Gaylen). The volume concludes with Announcements. [This book was co-published with MENC: The National Association for Music Education.]
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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