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Stevanovic, Melisa; Kuusisto, Arniika – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Identifying precisely what teachers do to elicit desired changes in their students' knowledge and skill is a long-lasting challenge of educational research. Here, we use conversation analysis to contribute to a deeper understanding of this matter by considering how Finnish-speaking musical instrument teachers use directives to guide their…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Music Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Hwang, Gwo-Haur; Chen, Beyin; Sung, Chia-Wen – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
Amateur musical instrument learners are usually taught in a one-to-many learning mode owing to the cost consideration; therefore, it is difficult for the teacher to address individual students' problems. This results in a lack of knowledge internalization. The flipped classroom enables the teacher to have more in-class time to interact with…
Descriptors: Homework, Video Technology, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Lou, Shi-Jer; Guo, Yuan-Chang; Zhu, Yi-Zhen; Shih, Ru-Chu; Dzan, Wei-Yuan – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2011
This study aims to explore the effectiveness of computer-assisted musical instruction (CAMI) in the Learning Chinese Musical Instruments (LCMI) course. The CAMI software for Chinese musical instruments was developed and administered to 228 students in a vocational high school. A pretest-posttest non-equivalent control group design with three…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Music Education, Music Appreciation
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Birch, Heather J. S.; Brett, Clare – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2019
This paper describes the use of an Android app, PracticeCactus, to support independent piano practice in the context of one music teacher's private studio through a feature known as "Daily Practice Goal" (DPG) notifications. DPG notifications are positioned here as a type of alternative to a traditional leaderboard within a gamified…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Music Education, Educational Technology
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Prodan, Angelica – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2017
After discussing some of the drawbacks of using Skype for long distance music lessons, Angelica Prodan describes three different types of Artificial Reality (Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed or Merged Reality). She goes on to describe the beneficial applications of technology, with results otherwise impossible to achieve in areas such…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Musical Instruments
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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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Liao, Mei-Ying; Campbell, Patricia Shehan – Music Education Research, 2016
The main purpose of this study was to compare differences in approaches to teaching children's song by kindergarten teachers in Taiwan and the USA. Five public school kindergarten teachers in Taipei, Taiwan, and five public kindergarten teachers in Seattle, USA, were invited to voluntarily participate in this study. They were asked to teach six…
Descriptors: Music Education, Singing, Kindergarten, Musical Instruments
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van Vreden, Mignon – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Although early childhood caregivers in South African townships integrate singing into their teaching on a daily basis, they are often unaware of how to facilitate other musical interactions through movement, playing instruments or body percussion. The 'Bejazzled' action research project was initiated to facilitate these interactions through…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Music, Music Education, Music Activities
Brown, Dawnyell – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Music education has been shown to be related to a variety of positive outcomes, including student achievement in math. This study was conducted to examine the effect of integrating Hip Hop Literacy songs on fourth grade reading achievement scores. The framework for the study was Miendlarzweska and Trost's model of musical instrument training.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Music Education, Reading Achievement
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Shieh, Eric; Allsup, Randall Everett – Music Educators Journal, 2016
Musical independence has always been an essential aim of musical instruction. But this objective can refer to everything from high levels of musical expertise to more student choice in the classroom. While most conceptualizations of musical independence emphasize the demonstration of knowledge and skills within particular music traditions, this…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Citizen Participation, Expertise
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Burton, Suzanne L. – Music Education Research, 2017
In this study, I explored children's development of rhythmic music literacy using a language acquisition paradigm. An emergent, constructivist curriculum was implemented over one academic year with 39 children, 5-8 years old. Children were involved in audiation-based active listening, singing, moving, chanting, and playing instruments and engaged…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Music Education, Music, Literacy
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Carolin, Michael – Music Educators Journal, 2006
Conflicting philosophies exist in education today between those who believe that the traditional approach to curriculum is the best and those who believe there are better ways. At the core of both approaches is the sincere desire to give children the best education in the world. In this article, the author uses integration to bring the study of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Music Teachers, Music Education, Musical Instruments
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McPhee, Eleanor A. – International Journal of Music Education, 2011
One-to-one music lessons are a common and effective way of learning a musical instrument. This investigation into one-to-one music teaching at the secondary school level explores the teaching of musical expression by two instrumental music teachers of brass and strings. The lessons of the two teachers with two students each were video recorded…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Music Education, Music, Reading Research
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Marshall, Herbert D. – General Music Today, 2006
The article offers tips on introducing percussion activities in elementary music class. Percussion equipment should be treated as musical instruments and not toys, teaching correct names, playing techniques and notation for the instruments. Active listening experiences for students should be planned, including band music. Band music incorporates…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Listening Skills, Teaching Methods, Music Education
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De Alba, Baikune; Díaz-Gómez, Maravillas – Education Sciences, 2018
Music schools, centres of non-formal music education, bring music to people of all ages as they work to achieve their main objective of offering practical musical training, for both instruments and voice. Their activities are centred in the town or city in which they are located, and their impact extends beyond the educational sphere: music…
Descriptors: Music Education, Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Social Environment
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