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dos Santos, Regina Antunes Teixeira – Music Education Research, 2018
Instrumental music practice has been conceived and investigated from the perspective of self-regulated learning (SRL), i.e. how students acquire the tools necessary to take control of their own learning. SRL processes depend on variables such as ways of studying (method), time invested in practice and behavioural and social/cultural factors. Thus,…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Case Studies
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Pittau Sevilla, Zulma M. – Music Education Research, 2016
The "Mbyá" culture forms a part of the Guaraní ethnic group that mainly inhabits the territories of south-eastern Brazil, in the Province of Misiones--Argentina, and the Republic of Paraguay. This article will focus mainly on field observations I have made in different communities in these countries, and which will try to synthetically…
Descriptors: Music Education, Self Concept, American Indian Students, Foreign Countries
Rosas, Fátima Weber; Rocha Machado, Leticia; Behar, Patricia Alejandra – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
This article proposes a pedagogical architecture (PA) focused on the development of competencies for music technology in education. This PA used free Web 3.0 technologies, mainly those related to production and musical composition. The pedagogical architecture is geared for teachers and those pursing a teaching degree, working in distance…
Descriptors: Music, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Virtual Classrooms
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Barbosa, Joel Luis – International Journal of Community Music, 2010
Community bands play an important role in Brazilian music education. Often the only point of musical access, they provide free instrumental teaching for thousands of people who cannot afford to pay. One challenge that needs to be continually addressed is the issue of attrition, especially during the first stages of instruction. Considering this…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, Community Programs, Musical Instruments
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Ilari, Beatriz; Moura, Auro; Bourscheidt, Luis – Music Education Research, 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate musical parenting of infants and toddlers in Brazil. Forty-three Brazilian mothers were interviewed on musical experience and preferences, beliefs and uses of music with their children. Results suggest that mothers appear to be caught between two main forces: the natural human urge to interact,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Mothers, Child Rearing, Toddlers
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Qi, Nan; Veblen, Kari K. – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2016
In this study we consider meaningful, emancipatory, and affirming music-making in Brazil through the lens of five case studies. Each illustrates aspects of transformative theory through music-making in music education as advanced by Mezirow, Freire, and contemporary Brazilian music educators.
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Music
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Gerling, Cristina C.; Dos Santos, Regina Antunes Teixeira – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
This study investigated the routine procedures employed by nine undergraduate piano students at a Brazilian university while learning and performing memorized pieces and the procedures employed using Chaffin's performance cue (PC) protocols. The data were collected in two phases. In Phase I, each participant selected one piece that he or she had…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musical Instruments, Music Education, Undergraduate Students
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Figueiredo, Edson Antônio de Freitas – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Teachers follow a motivational style based on their own beliefs about motivation affected by environmental events. External events such as rules and traditions often affect orientation towards controlling; however, it is not known if events such as training and employment affect the extent to which music teachers try to control a student's…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Music Education, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Education
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Dos Santos, Regina Antunes Teixeira; Hentschke, Liane – Music Education Research, 2011
The piano repertoire preparation of three undergraduate students at three different academic levels--the first, fifth and eighth semesters--was followed during an academic semester. A phenomenological approach was used to collect data in three stages: an introductory interview, observations of the repertoire under preparation and a final…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Musical Composition