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ERIC Number: EJ1093303
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Mar
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0027-4321
Songwriting: A New Direction for Secondary Music Education
Kratus, John
Music Educators Journal, v102 n3 p60-65 Mar 2016
Songwriting is a form of composition that relates directly to adolescents' personal experience of music. This article provides a rationale for establishing courses in songwriting at the middle school and high school levels. Other topics in the article include curriculum development, instructional procedures, and assessment. The article ends with poignant quotations from students about the power of songwriting in their own lives.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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