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Hoad, Catherine; Wilson, Oli; Brunt, Shelley; Shill, Gene; Howe, Ben – British Journal of Music Education, 2020
This article investigates the possibilities of a vocational pedagogy for undergraduate popular music education which is grounded in site and city. The value of work-integrated curricula in tertiary music environments is well established; however, often absent from such discussions is consideration of how geospatial contexts mediate the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Undergraduate Students, Higher Education, Universities
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Joseph, Dawn – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
Music is more than just sounds; engaging in music activities in educational settings may foster a sense of wellbeing. This paper explores whether positive learning environments can change attitudes and build confidence of students undertaking the Bachelor of Education (primary) program. As part of a wider study in Melbourne (Australia), using…
Descriptors: Music Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Educational Environment
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Draper, Paul; Harrison, Scott – British Journal of Music Education, 2018
There is much dialogue in the academy about the role of doctoral studies in relation to employment, career trajectories and graduate outcomes. This project explores the experiences of Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) graduates and students at the Queensland Conservatorium in Australia to reveal how the programme has impacted upon their professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Teachers, Music Education, Graduate Students
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Coady, Christopher; Webb, Michael – British Journal of Music Education, 2017
Recent research on practice-based doctorates in Australia has revealed an institutional preference for "theorised" research approaches aimed at situating studies of practice within established academic paradigms. In this article we examine how the aim of communicating with artistic peers steers the research design and the production of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Best Practices, Doctoral Programs, Student Research
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Powell, Sarah J. – British Journal of Music Education, 2017
This paper reports on the findings related to the possible selves of males who participate in choir. It focuses on the perceptions of participants' past, present and future identities and the way these interact to influence decisions about choir. The paper is derived from a larger study, set in Australia, which investigated the perceptions of…
Descriptors: Singing, Males, Interaction, Foreign Countries
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Harrison, Scott D.; Lebler, Don; Carey, Gemma; Hitchcock, Matt; O'Bryan, Jessica – British Journal of Music Education, 2013
Participation in an ensemble is a significant aspect of tertiary music experience. Learning and assessment practices within ensembles have rarely been investigated in Australia and the perceptions of staff and students as to how they learn and are assessed within ensembles remain largely unexplored. This paper reports on part of a larger project…
Descriptors: Musicians, Music Education, College Students, Case Studies
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Daniel, Ryan – British Journal of Music Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore why highly trained musicians choose to teach in higher education. An international population from nine countries of music instrument teachers was sampled via online survey, to determine their reasons for teaching in higher education. Motivational constructs from the expectancy-value framework were used,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, Online Surveys, Music Teachers
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Draper, Paul; Harrison, Scott – British Journal of Music Education, 2011
This paper explores recent developments in relation to doctoral research training in music. Drawing on the findings of a case-study of a recently established practice-led doctorate at an Australian conservatoire, we offer insights into the attributes of its expanding cohort. We interrogate a blended research training structure of academic…
Descriptors: Music Education, Doctoral Programs, Research, Program Improvement
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Bartleet, Brydie-Leigh; Hultgren, Ralph – British Journal of Music Education, 2008
We discuss a recent peer-learning project we undertook as co-conductors of the Young Conservatorium Wind Orchestra at Griffith University. Drawing on current educational theory on peer learning and material from our conducting practice and research, we explore how this approach offers professional conductors the opportunity to work together in an…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Educational Theories, Educational Practices, Educational Research
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Zhukov, Katie – British Journal of Music Education, 2008
This observational study analysed the lesson content of 24 instrumental lessons (piano, strings and winds) using a gender-balanced sample (equal numbers of male/female teachers and students) from five Australian higher education institutions to ascertain the priorities of topics in advanced applied music lessons in the Western Classical tradition.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Observation, Lesson Plans
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Daniel, Ryan – British Journal of Music Education, 2004
This article outlines the development and trial of peer assessment procedures for implementation within a music performance context in the Australian tertiary environment. An overview of the literature on peer assessment is presented, followed by reference to specific trials of peer assessment within a tertiary music student context. The paper…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Music Education, Music Activities, Performance Based Assessment