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Niknafs, Nasim – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
Even though scholars have pointedly embraced ethical matters in music education within the global context, there has been relatively little attention paid to the concept of cosmopolitanism. While keeping in mind that the concept of cosmopolitanism is a complex and multifaceted phenomenon that can be read and implemented in many ways, the aim of…
Descriptors: Music Education, Collectivism, Cultural Pluralism, Ethics
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Lowry, Ruth G.; Hale, Beverley J.; Draper, Stephen B.; Smith, Marcus S. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Objectives: Drumming may have therapeutic and learning benefits but there exists little causal evidence regarding the benefits for children with emotional and behavioral difficulties (EBD) such as Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Methods: Six EBD pupils (EBD Drum) and six peers (Peer Drum) were given 2, 30-min rock drumming lessons per week, over 5…
Descriptors: Music Therapy, Rock Music, Musical Instruments, Psychomotor Skills
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Randles, Clint; Tan, Leonard – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine and compare the creative musical identities of pre-service music education students in the United States and Singapore. The Creative Identity in Music (CIM) measure was utilized with both US and Singapore pre-service music teacher populations (n = 274). Items of the CIM relate to music-making activities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teachers, Music Teachers
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Relles, Stefani; Clemens, Randall – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2018
The purpose of this paper is to introduce the "Do It Yourself" (DIY) framework as a mode of critical qualitative scholarship. The authors argue that the production and distribution methods used by punks, zine-makers, graffitists, and skateboarders--among others--may support the social justice intentions of critical qualitative inquiry.…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Qualitative Research, Rock Music, Activism
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Byo, James L. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
This purpose of this study was to uncover the nature and value associated with involvement in "Modern Band" (rock band), the primary, not supplemental, means to music education in one US school. The values that emerged--music, community, identity, teacher, and classroom management--overlap considerably with the benefits and values…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, Case Studies, Rock Music
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Altun, Zühal Dinç; Bülbül, Kenan; Türkkan, Tugba – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this study is to determine whether music preferences differ in terms of drug abuse tendencies and personality traits with regard to the type of music that music teacher candidates listen to. The research group of the study was comprised of 141 university students. Research data were collected using the Substance Use Tendency Scale,…
Descriptors: Music, Preferences, College Students, Drug Abuse
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Ruiz, Michael J.; Hobbs, Lowell – Physics Teacher, 2018
Students in introductory physics courses encounter harmonics when they study standing waves on strings and in pipes. The Fourier spectrum, which plots amplitude against harmonic number, can describe all periodic tones imaginable. However, most sounds are aperiodic and therefore have additional spectral components. A real-world application that…
Descriptors: Physics, Musical Instruments, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts
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Rescsanszky, Matthew J. – Music Educators Journal, 2017
Many music educators feel unprepared or are unsure of how to use popular music in their classrooms. This article details the author's experience designing, implementing, and revising a student-centered guitar curriculum in an urban middle school. Reflecting on this experience, the author defends the place of popular music and informal pedagogy in…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Middle School Students, Teaching Methods
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Kallio, Alexis Anja – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
Despite many music classrooms welcoming popular musics in striving towards an inclusive and democratic education, there has been relatively little research into teachers' decisions regarding which popular musics are included and which are excluded from classroom activities. This is of particular interest taking into account arguments that the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Popular Culture, Rock Music, Inclusion
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Drass, Jessica Masino – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2016
Punk culture is based on an ideology that emphasizes questioning conformity and creating a space for individuality within community. It has inspired fans to create their own music and art as part of their quest for authenticity. Art therapy informed by punk culture can be a way to create a culture of connection while also building resiliency and…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Rock Music, Subcultures, Resilience (Psychology)
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Katsioloudis, Petros; Jones, Mildred; Jovanovic, Vukica – Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 2016
Results from a number of studies indicate that the use of different types of music can influence cognition and behavior; however, research provides inconsistent results. Considering this, a quasi-experimental study was conducted to identify the existence of statistically significant effects on sectional view drawing ability due to the impacts of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Music, Engineering Education, Quasiexperimental Design
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Young, Chase; Valadez, Corinne; Gandara, Cori – Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The quasi-experimental study examined the effects of pairing Rock and Read with Readers Theater and only Rock and Read on second grade students' reading fluency scores. The 51 subjects were pre- and post-tested on five different reading fluency measures. A series of 3 × 2 repeated measures ANOVAs revealed statistically significant interaction…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Elementary School Students, Rock Music, Theater Arts
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Gurgen, Elif Tekin – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Problem Statement: The reasons that people listen to music have been investigated for many years. Research results over the past 50 years have showed that individual musical preference is influenced by multiple factors. Many studies have shown throughout that music has been used to induce emotional states, express, activate, control emotions,…
Descriptors: Music, Listening, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Davis, Virginia Wayman – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2015
This study aimed to explore the personal music listening choices of music teachers. Specifically, in which formats do teachers listen to music for personal pleasure, how do they obtain the music they choose, and how frequently do they choose to listen to certain genres of music. Using an online survey, music teachers answered questions about their…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Listening, Music Appreciation, Music Activities
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Laes, Tuulikki – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
This article presents a case study of a group of approximately 70-year-old women who are learning to play rock band instruments in a formal music school context. The study examines the individual and shared meanings that the participants assigned to taking part in the rock band. The study aligns with John Dewey's view that the meanings of present…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Older Adults, Musical Instruments
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