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ERIC Number: EJ1160542
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Nov
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0255-7614
The Careers of Three Experienced String Teachers: Some Observations
Ha, Joy
International Journal of Music Education, v35 n4 p601-620 Nov 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore the career development process of three experienced string instrument teachers and how they understood their career development. The following questions guided this interpretative phenomenological case study: (a) How do the string teachers in this study learn to teach? (b) What sort of phases are involved in their career development process? and (c) What are the main features of each phase? The findings of this research indicated that the string teacher career development process involves the following phases: tertiary student, beginning teacher, independent learner-teacher and experienced teacher. Furthermore, the findings revealed that string teachers learn to teach through performance training, string pedagogy courses, teaching courses, teaching experience, Suzuki courses, professional development programmes, help from experienced teachers, discussion with colleagues, observation and resources such as DVDs and websites.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia
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