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ERIC Number: EJ1077064
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jun
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1321-103X
Content Analysis of Students' Journals in a Percussion Methods Course
Knowlton, Dave S.
Research Studies in Music Education, v35 n1 p51-65 Jun 2013
This article presents an empirical investigation of music education students' journals within a percussion methods course at a Midwestern university in the United States. The findings of this investigation raise issues about music education students' sense of self-awareness, specificity within the journals, and the predominance of discussions about concrete (e.g., technique) over abstract (e.g., musicianship) aspects of the course. The issues are discussed from a variety of perspectives, including a discussion of the potential shortcomings of verbal thinking within a music education course. Implications are offered regarding the design and pedagogy of music education courses.
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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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