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Smith, Alex – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Musical settings that require consumers to construct their own musical instruments serve as potential sites of reconnection between musicians, the musical instruments they make, the natural resources that comprise those instruments, and the labor required to produce them. When musicians reconnect in these ways, they are able to understand and…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Musicians, Participation, Musical Composition
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Girgin, Demet – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Purpose: Strong self-efficacy bring achievement in instrument education as in other disciplines. Achievement will increase the quality of instrument education, and it will be reflected in the professional lives of pre-service teachers and their students. This suggests that research on belief in musical instrument performance is necessary.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Music Education, Self Efficacy, Musical Instruments
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Önder, Gülten Cüceoglu – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
The Individual Musical Instrument course is a compulsory part of the curriculum, in the Music Education Departments of universities in Turkey. The main purpose of the course is to ensure that each student is able to play a musical instrument and, use the instrument once they become music teachers. This study aims to determine the attitudes of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments
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Kaya, E. Erdem – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
Between the two hemispheres of the brain, structural and functional differences are called cerebral lateralization that can affect the skill performance of both arms in a different way, which is called handedness. Approximately 90% of people are right-handed and they use the right hand for most skillful activities. Interestingly, recent studies…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Accuracy, Music Education, Brain Hemisphere Functions
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Forinash, Kyle; Dixon, Cory L. – Physics Teacher, 2014
The effects of inhaled helium on the human voice were investigated in a recent article in "The Physics Teacher." As mentioned in that article, demonstrations of the effect are a popular classroom activity. If the number of YouTube videos is any indication, the effects of sulfur hexafluoride on the human voice are equally popular.…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Science Activities
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Gülbahçe, Arzu; Çalmasur, Taner; Tozoglu, Erdogan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The aim of this study was to investigate the communication levels of the students who are studying in music education and preschool education in terms of music and different variables. The universe of the research is composed of students studying in the music education and preschool Department of Ataturk University Kazim Karabekir Faculty of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communication Skills, Music, Music Education
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Chen, Yuanzhu; Klaus, Alan; Liang, Yeni; Zhang, Chen – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
Learning musical instruments requires a significant amount of independent, unsupervised effort by students in the current post-secondary pedagogical context. A vital role of the teacher is therefore to help a student improve at the art of independent practice. The theory of contextual interference in skills learning has demonstrated better…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Music Education, Teaching Methods, College Students
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Umuzdas, Mehmet Serkan; Tök, Hatice; Umuzdas, Serpil – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Quantitative descriptive method was used in order to examine the state-trait and total anxiety levels of the students in the Undergraduate Music Teaching Program by gender, instrument difference, school year and academic achievement scores of students. The study has been conducted in the fall semester of 2018-2019 academic year in Turkey with…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Anxiety, Stress Variables, Test Anxiety
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Cliff Hodges, Gabrielle – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2016
The poet, Seamus Heaney, argues that transformations for both teachers and students may be engendered through recognising the connections and distinctions between the language of poetry and the language of everyday life. This article explores some of the ways in which choral reading of poetry, using multiple voices like musical instruments, may…
Descriptors: Poetry, Oral Reading, Secondary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Arslanhan, Ecehan; Egilmez, Hatice Onuray; Engur, Doruk – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In this study, it was aimed to examine existing condition of parental support taken by pre-service music teachers in instrumental education according to some variables and to determine the relationship between them. 123 students, who study in Uludag University Department of Music Education, constitute the sample of the research. The data collected…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Preservice Teachers, Music Teachers, Foreign Countries
Pelayo, Jose Maria G., III; Mallari, Shedy Dee C.; Pelayo, Jose Juancho S. – Online Submission, 2015
The Guitar is a very popular instrument that is commonly used by many musicians. This study focused on the factors that made the guitar more appealing to the youth in comparison to other instruments. A semi structured, open ended questionnaire was used to collect the data essential for this study. 50 male and 50 female college students were…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Questionnaires, College Students, Interviews
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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Randles, Clint – General Music Today, 2013
This column offers the personal reflections of the author on being a member of the band Touch, an iPad performing ensemble composed of music education faculty members and doctoral students at the University of South Florida. The ensemble primarily performed its own arrangements of popular music selections from a number of genres including, but not…
Descriptors: Music Education, Popular Culture, Handheld Devices, Technology Integration
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Ward-Steinman, Patrice Madura – International Journal of Music Education, 2014
Thirty vocal improviser-educators from Australia (n = 15) and the United States (n = 15) were surveyed for musical background, influences and pedagogical views, and assessed for personality type using the "Myers-Briggs Type Indicator" ("MBTI"). The purpose was to both combine and compare the two groups to identify overall…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Cheng, Lee – Research Studies in Music Education, 2019
The laptop ensemble is a platform that has recently been made possible by computer technology that enables individuals to perform music collaboratively. Research in this area has largely focused on the performance aspects, with very few studies focusing on the development of musical competency through participation in a laptop ensemble. This…
Descriptors: Music, Competence, Laptop Computers, Foreign Countries
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