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ERIC Number: EJ1087704
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jan-10
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Metaphorical Perceptions of Prospective Music Teachers towards "Traditional Turkish Classical Music Course" Concept
Eldemir, Abdurrahim Can
Educational Research and Reviews, v11 n1 p16-22 Jan 2016
The purpose of this study is to determine the perceptions of prospective music teachers towards Traditional Turkish Art Music course by means of metaphors. Phenomenological design, one of qualitative study methods, was used in the study. The study group of our research consists of juniors and seniors studying in the Music Education Division, Department of Fine Arts Education, Faculty of Education, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University in the spring term of the academic year 2014-2015. Fifty-five students participated in the study, and study data were obtained after the students filled in the expression "Traditional Turkish Art Music course is like/similar to .….. because ……" Obtained data were analyzed by using the content analysis technique, and the metaphors produced, their frequencies and percentages were determined and categorized. Within the scope of the study, it was observed that students produced 74 metaphors for Traditional Turkish Art Music. Metaphors produced by the participants were arranged under 7 categories in the light of the statements made and their perception towards the course was assessed.
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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: Turkey
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