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Sanderson, David Neil – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Music education scholars have questioned the effectiveness of isolated workshop and conference experiences on improving music teacher practices in the classroom. A model of professional development that potentially addresses these concerns is the professional learning community (PLC). In previous investigations of music teacher PLCs, the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Communities of Practice, Music Teachers, Faculty Development
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Pitt, Jessica – Music Education Research, 2020
Young children's speech and communication skills have been in the spotlight in recent years, often in association with parental socio-economic status and children's 'readiness' for school. Finding innovative and open-ended ways to encourage children with communication difficulties to engage in interactive play was the premise for this action…
Descriptors: Young Children, Speech Skills, Communication Skills, Speech Language Pathology
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Otacioglu, Sena Gursen – Educational Studies, 2008
The aim of this study was the collection of data concerning Turkish music teachers' proficiency and their place in the primary and secondary education system. In addition, information was collected regarding the teachers' working environment and professional complications. A total of 200 music teachers' opinions were compiled for the determination…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teaching Conditions, Job Satisfaction, Foreign Countries
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Turna, Özge; Bolat, Mualla – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Physics of music is an area that is covered by interdisciplinary approach. In this study it is aimed to determine prospective music teachers' level of association with physics concepts which are related to music. The research is a case study which combines qualitative and quantitative methods. Eighty-four students who were studying at the…
Descriptors: Physics, Music Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Music Teachers
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Hobson, Kristin A.; Burkhardt, Jason T. – Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, 2012
Background: A music education program with a goal of enhancing cognitive development of preschool-aged children enrolled in local preschools is evaluated by The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University. The budget for the evaluation was small, and therefore presented several challenges to the evaluation team. Purpose: Through a case study…
Descriptors: Music Education, Preschool Children, Cognitive Development, Program Evaluation
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Özdemir, Gökhan; Dalkiran, Esra – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
This study, with the aim of identifying the predictive power of the five-factor personality traits of music teacher candidates on individual instrument performance anxiety, was designed according to the relational screening model. The study population was students attending the Music Education branch of Fine Arts Education Departments in…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Predictive Validity, Anxiety, Musical Instruments
Topoglu, Onur; Erden Topoglu, Evin – Online Submission, 2018
The aim of this study is to investigate whether there are significant differences between perceived self-regulation beliefs of pre-service music teachers in their instrument practice and their genders, ages, universities, hours of daily practice, instruments and their career goals. Also under investigation is the correlation between perceived…
Descriptors: Music Education, Metacognition, Preservice Teachers, Music Teachers
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Shin, Jihae; Seog, Moonjoo – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Professional development for in-service teachers is necessary to meet the changing needs of students and society. This teacher collaboration study examined the experiences of mid-career elementary teachers in Korea in their music professional development. Research questions included: (1) What were the contents of discussion? (2) What was the level…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Faculty Development, Music, Teacher Collaboration
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Hoffman, Adria Rachel; Carter, Bruce Allen – Music Education Research, 2013
Although cultural diversity is important to the social context of classrooms, few researchers have explored school music experiences from the perspective of students of colour. Possibly of greater concern is the absence of research examining African-American students' educational experiences in early secondary education, during which time the…
Descriptors: African American Students, Musical Instruments, Music Education, Middle School Students
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Després, Jean-Philippe; Burnard, Pamela; Dubé, Francis; Stévance, Sophie – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2017
The growing interest in musical improvisation is exemplified by the body of literatures evidencing the positive impacts of improvisation learning on the musical apprentice's aptitudes and the increasing presence of improvisation in Western classical concert halls and competitions. However, high-level Western classical music improvisers' thinking…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Creative Activities, Semi Structured Interviews, Expertise
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Koca, Sehriban – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This study was a descriptive study that investigated prospective music teachers' early teacher identity. The study made use of a general screening model. Participants of the research is consists of 162 fourth-year music teacher candidates. The study was conducted in the spring semester of the 2015-2016 academic year at the music teaching…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Music Education, Music Teachers, Professional Identity
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Cüceoglu Önder, Gülten – Educational Research and Reviews, 2014
The aim of this study is to analyze the attitudes of pre-service music teachers towards the music teaching profession in terms of diverse variables. Students who enrolled in music teaching department were examined in respect to their different attitudes towards the teaching profession, their genders, grade levels and willingness to enroll in the…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Work Attitudes
Cremata, Radio – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study is an investigation of the uses of music technology in music education programs in two universities. The purpose of this study was to discover the ways in which music technology was used in two schools of music across the entire music curriculum for music education students. This study detailed the ways in which music technology was…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Technology Integration, Educational Technology
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Koca, Sehriban – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This study was a descriptive study that evaluated pre-service classroom teachers' competencies in regarding the learning-teaching process in a music course. The study made use of a general screening model. Participants of the research is consists of pre-service classroom teachers taking music and music teaching course at the primary school…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Music Education, Teacher Competencies, Teaching Skills
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Saracoglu, Gulcin; Kocabatmaz, Handan – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2019
The aim of this study is to determine preservice teachers' views of using Kahoot and Socrative. Qualitative research method was applied in the collection, analysis and discussion of the data of the study which is a descriptive one. The study was carried out with the participation of 36 preservice teachers studying in 6 different departments namely…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Turkish, Mathematics Instruction
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