ERIC Number: EJ458353
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Evaluation of Music Instruction by Musicians and Nonmusicians Assigned Differential Observation Tasks.
Prickett, Carol A.; Duke, Robert A.
Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, n113 p41-50 Sum 1992
Discusses a study in which music education majors and non-music-education majors observed a violin lesson. Reports that observers received varying instructions regarding how to observe the lesson. Reports that majors' evaluations were generally lower or equal to nonmusic majors' ratings. Concludes that the focus of the observation task and observer background and career commitment affect task outcome. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A