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Williams, Matthew – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2017
Reviews of literature on music preference may provide music educators with a variety of research on information, techniques, and methods to implement in the music classroom. Calls to widen the types of music used in curricula seem to underscore the importance of research exploring preference using music other than, and in addition to, Western art…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Music, Preferences, Performance Factors
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Aróstegui, José Luis – Arts Education Policy Review, 2018
The author interviewed Glenn Nierman on the occasion of the recent conclusion of his term as National Association for Music Education (NAfME) president. Topics included the current state of music education and advocacy of music education in the United States, the role of NAfME, and the recently revised national music education standards.
Descriptors: Music Education, Advocacy, National Organizations, Institutional Role
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Han, Ruochen; Leung, Bo Wah – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
In mainland China, the implementation of the junior secondary school's music curriculum is highly dependent on music teachers' attitudes towards music and music education. This study investigated the possible relationship between teachers' attitudes towards teaching Chinese folk music and their music teaching practice in junior secondary schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, Folk Culture
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Payne, Phillip; Ward, Jeffrey – Journal of Music Teacher Education, 2020
The purpose of this survey study was to examine current admissions processes and assessment practices for music programs of National Association of Schools of Music member institutions. Representatives from 95 institutions responded to a researcher-designed questionnaire. Music education programs were perceived as being comparable to performance…
Descriptors: Selective Admission, Music Education, Music Teachers, College Admission
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Guhn, Martin; Emerson, Scott D.; Gouzouasis, Peter – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2020
The present study employed population-level educational records from 4 public school student cohorts (n = 112,916; Grades 7-12) in British Columbia (Canada) to examine relationships between music education (any participation, type of participation, music achievement, and engagement level) and mathematics and science achievement in Grade 10 as well…
Descriptors: Music Education, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Wong, Kwan Yie; Pan, Kok Chang; Shah, Shahanum Mohd – Music Education Research, 2016
This study examined the utilisation of multicultural music education by Malaysian music teachers, with an emphasis on the relationship between music teachers' attitudes and their subsequent degree of effort in developing and implementing multicultural music education in their music classes. Respondents for the study were 456 music teachers;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Educational Research, Multicultural Education
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Tan, Leonard; Sin, Hui Xing – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2020
The purpose of this article was to review and synthesize the research literature on achievement goals in music contexts. It is structured in four parts: (a) adaptive dispositions and outcomes, (b) motivational climate, (c) music and other domains, and (d) implications for music education. Researchers have found that learners who endorse mastery…
Descriptors: Music Education, Achievement, Mastery Learning, Academic Achievement
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Isbell, Daniel S. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2015
Many institutions provide an undergraduate experience that can lead to professional certification to teach music. Each institution provides a unique socialization experience in the music teaching profession. In this literature review, studies are presented that provide information on the decision to become a music teacher, the early socialization…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Socialization, Literature Reviews, Career Choice
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Walkup-Amos, Taylor – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2020
Music classrooms are diverse and joyful; however, it can be challenging for music teachers to meet the needs of all students. One approach to enhancing the music learning of students with disabilities is to use peer-assisted learning strategies. The purpose of this article is to describe the benefits of peer-assisted learning for students with and…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Music Education, Peer Teaching, Learning Strategies
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Elwick, Alex; Burnard, Pam; Osgood, Jayne; Huhtinen-Hildén, Laura; Pitt, Jessica – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2020
This article considers the value and role of early years music and sound activities in museum spaces -- in relation to children themselves, as well as to their families and wider communities. The article reviews literature around early years music and sound activities; early childhood and the museum; and the use of music and sound in museum spaces…
Descriptors: Music, Acoustics, Music Education, Music Activities
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Dobrota, Snježana; Ercegovac, Ina Reic – British Journal of Music Education, 2017
The aim of this research was to investigate the relationship between music preference and music education, informal influences (attending classical music concerts and musical theatre productions) and familiarity of music. The research included students of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split (N = 341). The results…
Descriptors: Music Education, Foreign Countries, Classical Music, Theater Arts
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Chen, Jason Chi Wai; O'Neill, Susan A. – Music Education Research, 2020
This study examined 44 students' engagement in the composition of popular and classical music in a computer-mediated environment. The study took place over the course of one school year at a government-funded secondary school in Hong Kong that had 30 iMac music workstations. Participants were 22 Form 3 students (aged 14-15) and 22 Form 4 students…
Descriptors: Musical Composition, Secondary School Students, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Rajan, Rekha S. – Journal of Music Teacher Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore how preschool teachers use music and identify the types of music activities available to children in their classrooms. Preschool teachers (N = 178) at park district programs throughout a large state in the American Midwest responded to an online questionnaire. Although teachers acknowledged using music…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Music, Music Education, Music Activities
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Bonneville-Roussy, Arielle; Hruska, Emese; Trower, Hayley – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2020
According to self-determination theory (SDT), the learning experiences of music students can be explained partly by the autonomy-supportive style adopted by their music teachers. To provide the first in-depth understanding of how music performance teachers support the autonomy of their students and how this support is related to students'…
Descriptors: Music Education, Personal Autonomy, Music Teachers, Well Being
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McDow, George H.; Stiffler, Daniel L. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2020
Music competitions have an ancient history dating back some two thousand years. In the United States, early music contests mimicked the German Saengerfests and Welsh Eistoddfods; however, some of the earliest continuously running music competitions held in America are the state contests for secondary school students. This article identifies for…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Competition, Educational History
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