ERIC Number: EJ548245
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Vocal Integrity of Elementary Vocal Music Teachers: Personal and Environmental Factors.
Bernstorf, Elaine D.; Burk, Kenneth W.
Journal of Research in Music Education, v44 n4 p369-83 Win 1996
Examines the vocal demands of teaching in a noisy environment for elementary vocal music teachers. Uses the Voice Conservation Index (VCI), a 31-item self-report scale, to collect data on vocal stress. Correlates this data with other factors including years spent in teaching and teaching schedule. (MJP)
Descriptors: Acoustical Environment, Applied Music, Elementary Education, Music Education, Music Teachers, Noise (Sound), Occupational Diseases, Occupational Safety and Health, Physical Health, Predictor Variables, Quality of Working Life, Stress Variables, Teaching (Occupation), Teaching Conditions, Vocal Music, Work Environment
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A