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ERIC Number: EJ1179734
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Jun
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1057-0837
Core Practices in Music Teaching: A Delphi Expert Panel Survey
Millican, J. Si; Forrester, Sommer Helweh
Journal of Music Teacher Education, v27 n3 p155-168 Jun 2018
The pedagogical content knowledge framework has been used to decipher the complexities of teaching by integrating subject matter knowledge with knowledge of teaching and knowledge of learners. Researchers in math, English, and history have modified this framework to identify core teaching practices within their disciplines. Core teaching practices are those that novices can begin to master and have a direct impact on student success. We developed a preliminary list of core practices in music using a Delphi panel approach. This panel of public school and college teachers with expertise in band, choir, orchestra, and elementary music found that "modeling," "sequencing instruction," and "deconstructing musical concepts" were core teaching practices that apply across a wide variety of teaching and learning contexts. The panel felt "developing knowledge of and relationships with students" was important for in-service teachers, but other practices should be developed first by novice teachers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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