ERIC Number: EJ440253
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Empowering Music Teachers: A Catalyst for Change.
Lee, William R.
Music Educators Journal, v78 n1 p36-39 Sep 1991
Discusses the benefits and effects of music teacher empowerment. Concludes that additional skills, knowledge, and professionalism will be necessary to successfully teach music in an empowered setting without losing sight of the students' larger interests. Urges that music education programs for training teachers be expanded to include critical thinking, music criticism, and aesthetics. (DK)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Critical Thinking, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Music Education, Music Teachers, Participative Decision Making, Professional Autonomy, School Based Management, School Restructuring, Teacher Burnout, Teacher Education, Teacher Empowerment, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
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