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ERIC Number: EJ1155298
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Oct
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0022-4294
The Relationship between Phonological Awareness and Music Aptitude
Culp, Mara E.
Journal of Research in Music Education, v65 n3 p328-346 Oct 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between phonological awareness and music aptitude. I administered the Intermediate Measures of Music Audiation (IMMA) to second-grade students in a rural school in Pennsylvania (N = 17). Speech-language specialists administered a hearing screening and The Phonological Awareness Test 2 (PAT-2) individually to participants and scored the measures. Findings indicated a moderate, positive relationship between PAT-2 standardized composite scores and IMMA raw Tonal subtest scores (r = 0.485). A linear regression indicated IMMA raw Tonal subtest scores predicted PAT-2 standardized composite scores. The relationship between music aptitude and phonological awareness has implications for students, music teachers, and professionals who may remediate literacy skills, such as reading specialists, speech-language pathologists, and music therapists.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania
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