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ERIC Number: EJ1016904
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Nov
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0265-0517
Motivations Impacting upon Music Instrument Teachers' Decisions to Teach and Perform in Higher Education
Parkes, Kelly A.; Daniel, Ryan
British Journal of Music Education, v30 n3 p397-414 Nov 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore why highly trained musicians choose to teach in higher education. An international population from nine countries of music instrument teachers was sampled via online survey, to determine their reasons for teaching in higher education. Motivational constructs from the expectancy-value framework were used, and data were analysed statistically and qualitatively for themes. Findings show that participants held significantly higher expectancy beliefs about teaching than performing, and significantly higher intrinsic interest value beliefs about performing than about teaching. All six constructs were positively correlated with cost for music performing and teaching predicting the most variance.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; Denmark; Finland; New Zealand; Norway; South Africa; Sweden; United Kingdom (England); United States
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