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Standley, Jayne – American Music Therapy Association, 2005
This monograph evolved from the unique, innovative partnership between the Florida State University Music Therapy Program and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. Its purpose is to serve as a model for music therapy educators, students, clinicians, and the hospital administrators who might employ them. This book should prove a valuable resource for…
Descriptors: Music, Demonstration Programs, Music Therapy, Medical Services
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McFerran, Katrina; Roberts, Melina; O'Grady, Lucy – Death Studies, 2010
Qualitative investigations have indicated that music therapy groups may be beneficial for bereaved teenagers. The existing relationship between young people and music serves as a platform for connectedness and emotional expression that is utilised within a therapeutic, support group format. This investigation confirms this suggestion through…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Grief, Focus Groups, Adolescents
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Osmanoglu, Devrim Erginsoy; Yilmaz, Hüseyin – International Education Studies, 2019
Psychological and spiritual effects of music on people have been revealed by various studies and still continue to be investigated. The sound which has existed since the first formation of the universe; and music and music therapy which are as old as the history of mankind have constituted one of the treatment methods widely investigated at…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Anxiety, Well Being, College Students
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Vovk, Myroslava – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2017
Trends in development of folklore studies in the research and education space at Ukrainian and foreign universities have been analyzed. They are fundamentalization, synthesis of academic science and educational practice, professionalization, institutionalization, humanitarization, anthropoligization, interdisciplinarity. It has been defined that…
Descriptors: Folk Culture, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
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Stephenson, Jennifer – Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 2006
Music therapists regard music therapy as a valuable intervention for students with moderate to severe intellectual disability or multiple disabilities, but many special educators would regard it as a controversial practice, unsupported by empirical research. This paper reviews the goals and strategies used by music therapists working with students…
Descriptors: Severe Disabilities, Program Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Multiple Disabilities
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Kim, Jinah; Wigram, Tony; Gold, Christian – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2008
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of improvisational music therapy on joint attention behaviors in pre-school children with autism. It was a randomized controlled study employing a single subject comparison design in two different conditions, improvisational music therapy and play sessions with toys, and using standardized…
Descriptors: Music Therapy, Attention, Autism, Preschool Children
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Piletic, Cindy K.; Davis, Ron – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
A shift in paradigm for pre-professional training as suggested in this paper focuses on the practica experience component. General Physical Education (GPE) has been recognized as a direct service; professionals in physical education (PE) and Adapted Physical Education (APE) must deliver instruction and services to students with and without…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Teacher Education, Physical Education Teachers, Models
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Ballantyne, Julie; Baker, Felicity A. – Research Studies in Music Education, 2013
The health benefits of musical engagement extend across the lifespan, with research documenting developmental and quality of life outcomes in senior adulthood. Whilst the psychological functions of music include three broad domains: cognitive, emotional and social, the social factors of music consumption have been, for the most part, ignored. This…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Therapy, Practicums, Cooperative Learning
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Ellis, Bronwyn – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2018
Music has long been shown to have diverse benefits for all age groups. Music therapy has been used in a variety of situations involving both physical and mental health issues. A report of a United Kingdom study on the benefits of older people's participation in community music activities prompted an investigation of the benefits of a new…
Descriptors: Music Therapy, Music Activities, Older Adults, Questionnaires
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McClellan, Edward – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine communities of practice that contribute to undergraduate professional identity construction. Participants were music education, performance, and therapy majors in a university school of music in the southern United States. Each participant completed an online survey regarding their experiences in school of…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Undergraduate Students, Professional Identity, Music
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Krikun, Andrew – International Journal of Community Music, 2010
Willem Van de Wall (1887-1953) and Max Kaplan (1911-98) built careers spanning music performance, music education, adult education, sociology, social work, music therapy and community music. Willem Van de Wall was a seminal influence on the development of the fields of music therapy and adult education--researching the role of music in…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Therapy, Adult Education, Music
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Eren, Bilgehan – Online Submission, 2017
Dyslexia is defined as a difficulty in learning at an expected level according to age, intelligence and education that is given, even though the intelligence level of the individual is normal or above normal. Individuals with dyslexia have difficulties in many developmental areas that can be considered in the scope of music therapy. Interventions…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Musical Instruments, Music Education, Teaching Methods
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Simpson, Kate; Keen, Deb – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2011
It is widely reported that music can be beneficial to individuals with autism. This review was undertaken to determine the evidence base for the use of music as an intervention for children with autism. After searching relevant databases, 128 articles were identified of which 20 articles met the study's inclusion criteria. Composed songs and…
Descriptors: Music, Autism, Music Therapy, Literature Reviews
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Hsiao, Feilin; Gfeller, Kate – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
This review of the literature presents a systematic analysis of the capabilities and limitations of cochlear implant (CI) recipients with regard to music perception. Specifically, it (a) analyzes individual components of music (e.g., rhythm, timbre, and pitch) as they interface with the technical characteristics of CIs and the perceptual abilities…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Speech Language Pathology, Assistive Technology
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Colwell, Cynthia M. – International Journal of Music Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of disability simulations on the attitudes of individuals who will be working with children with special needs in music settings and to compare these attitudes between student music therapists and pre-service music educators. Each participant completed a questionnaire on the first day of class…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Music Education, Measures (Individuals), Visual Impairments
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