ERIC Number: EJ500312
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
A Dysfunctional Culture: Competition in Music.
Miller, Rodney E.
Music Educators Journal, v81 n3 p29-33 Nov 1994
Contends that an obsession for competition has permeated all aspects of society, including the artistic environment. Maintains that competition works against creativity and individual development. Recommends eliminating music contests and other competitive practices at the school and college levels. (CFR)
Descriptors: Competition, Cooperation, Creativity, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Extracurricular Activities, Fine Arts, Higher Education, Music Activities, Music Education, Music Techniques, Secondary Education, Social Values, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A