NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 95 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Moscardini, Lio; Barron, David S.; Wilson, Alastair – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2013
There is a widely held view that learning to play a musical instrument is a valuable experience for all children in terms of their personal growth and development. Although there is no statutory obligation for instrumental music provision in Scottish primary schools, there are well-established Instrumental Music Services in Local Education…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Musical Instruments, Music Education, Child Development
Sorah, Donald Wayne, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to compare teacher beliefs about music technology, types of teacher training in music technology, music technology resource availability, and levels of teacher use of music technology based on school socioeconomic status, teacher age, number of years teaching, and teacher gender. High-school band directors from the…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Stolic, Jasmina – Research in Pedagogy, 2015
The goal of the conducted research was to explore how much preschool teachers value certain types of musical activities, which positively influence the development of preschool children's musical abilities. The assumption in the research was that preschool teachers would choose musical games as the most prominent activity type in their educational…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Music, Class Activities, Games
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Upitis, Rena; Abrami, Philip C.; Brook, Julia; Troop, Meagan; Varela, Wynnpaul – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2012
The body of research examining deliberate practice and self-regulation in musical instruction has grown extensively over the past decade. Compelling evidence indicates that students with higher levels of self-regulation develop superior performance skills and experience more fulfillment as musicians. But in order to develop the self-regulatory…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Musical Instruments, Music Education, Technology Uses in Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hallam, Susan – Psychology of Music, 2013
Research exploring learning outcomes in instrumental music has tended to focus on attainment ignoring other outcomes including long-term commitment to engage with music. This research addresses this issue. One hundred and sixty-three instrumental music students completed a questionnaire which sought information about their practising strategies,…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Expertise, Outcomes of Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Denis, John M. – Contributions to Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to describe novice band directors' perceptions of (a) the importance of skills/knowledge competencies, (b) the difficulty of acquiring skills/knowledge competencies, (c) differences between teaching competency importance and acquisition ratings, (d) benefits of university coursework, and (e) potential improvements to…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Creech, Andrea; Hallam, Susan – Psychology of Music, 2010
The overall aims of this study were to identify qualities of interpersonal interaction within teacher-parent-pupil learning partnerships and to explore whether these characteristics were predictors of learning and teaching outcomes for teachers, parents and pupils participating in pursuit of expertise on musical instruments. This article presents…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Musical Instruments, Interpersonal Relationship, Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Richards, Eric W. – Contributions to Music Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate specific social and musical objectives or experiences school music teachers anticipate their students will achieve as a result of attending a summer music camp. A survey instrument was developed to collect demographic data and responses to questions regarding 14 specific musical and social variables.…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Activities, Music Teachers
Wasilewski, Suzanne Hattala – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Since the implementation of the New York State Common Core Standards, two primary problems have arisen for elementary instrumental music teachers. First, instrumental music teachers' time to work with students is diminishing. The demands of the rigorous curriculums developed to teach the Common Core Standards create a climate where English…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Elementary School Teachers, Music Teachers, Musical Instruments
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brook, Julia; Upitis, Rena; Varela, Wynnpaul – British Journal of Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to gain an in-depth understanding of how one classically trained musician adapted his pedagogical practices to accommodate the needs and interests of his students. A case-study methodology was employed to explore the perceptions and practices of this teacher, and data were collected over a two-year period through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musical Instruments, Case Studies, Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Macmillan, Jenny – British Journal of Music Education, 2004
Numerous studies in general education have concluded that parental involvement improves student achievement. Research in music education indicates that parental involvement is beneficial to progress on a musical instrument. However, few music teachers are known to actively encourage it. This paper reports on a detailed qualitative survey that…
Descriptors: Music Education, Parent Participation, Achievement, Music
Tobey, Cynthia Elise – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This qualitative, multiple case study examined teachers' perceptions and strategies used to elicit emotional expression in students' piano playing. Since much of the existing literature depicts the relationship between emotion and music (Juslin, 1997; Perrson, 1993; Tait, 1992), yet little exists which explores conceptualizations of emotion…
Descriptors: Music Education, Instruction, Musical Instruments, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Soto, Amanda C. – Texas Music Education Research, 2018
Carlos moved his fingers up and down the fretboard of his guitar as he plucked out the notes of Niccoló Paganini's Sonata (Op. 3, No. 1). The piece was one of several classical guitar selections that comprised his senior recital, a capstone project for his music education degree. He executed the Paganini with ease, and it was evident that he was…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Music, Music Education, Teacher Education Programs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Begic, Jasna Šulentic; Begic, Amir; Škojo, Tihana – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This paper describes the research conducted in the Republic of Croatia during the 2012/13 academic year. We have gathered opinions from experts, i.e. teaching methods teachers from seven faculties of teacher education, regarding the music teaching competencies necessary for primary education teachers teaching music in the first several grades of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Music Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7