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Fautley, Martin; Daubney, Alison – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
The whole class ensemble tuition (WCET) programme in English schools is a somewhat singular and relatively recent arrival onto the teaching and learning scene. It arose from a remark made by an English politician and has grown from there into becoming a regular feature in the music education landscape in primary schools. It has elements which will…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Program Descriptions, Public Officials
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Anderson, Anthony; Barton-Wales, Sarah – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
Musical cultures in primary schools are influenced by motivators which include intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Whole Class Ensemble Teaching (WCET) as realised through provision from Music Education Hubs in England is an extrinsic factor which has been widely influential. This article explores the dynamics in play in parental engagement in music…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Parent Participation, Parent Role
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Hallam, Susan – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
In 2001, the government in England pledged in the white paper Schools Achieving Success that all primary school pupils who wanted to should have the opportunity to learn to play a musical instrument. The research reported here aimed to establish what contributed to the success of the implementation of this policy. The findings showed that success…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Music Education, Musical Instruments
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Cain, Melissa; Walden, Jennifer – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
This paper examines the practice of five music educators in Canada and Australia who, despite the pervasiveness of ingrained Western-based pedagogy in these countries, are forging ahead with culturally diverse music programmes. Their work is presented as five 'snapshots of practice' which provide inspiration and conceptual ideas for other teachers…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Ivaldi, Antonia – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
Research on teachers' assessments of students' playing within music lessons has mainly focused on verbal (spoken) evaluations of their learning. However, closer exploration of these interactions shows that embodied assessments, that is, those that also include non-verbal, multi-modal features as part of the interaction, are found to be…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Interaction, Performance Tests
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Latukefu, Lotte; Ginsborg, Jane – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
Although musicians have always had portfolio careers, the discourse in conservatoires around training musicians specifically for portfolio careers is relatively new. This is partly because of increasing opportunities in the workplace for entrepreneurial and multi-faceted musicians and partly -- in the UK at least -- because of educational policy…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Musicians, Portfolios (Background Materials)
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Havre, Sigrid Jordal; Väkevä, Lauri; Christophersen, Catharina R.; Haugland, Egil – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
This article is based on a case study of how the Rocksmith entertainment music video game can be used in the context of studying electric guitar and bass as part of music teacher training. In empirical terms, we were interested in how music teachers' knowledge becomes articulated in the pedagogical discourse of our participants. As conceptual…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Video Games
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Larsson, Christina; Georgii-Hemming, Eva – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
The overall purpose of this article is to provide a convenient summary of empirical research on improvisation in general music education and thereby provide guidance to researchers and practitioners, using a systematic, narrative-review approach. By analysing 20 music education research articles, published from 2000-2015 in peer-reviewed journals,…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Music, Music Education, Educational Research
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Shin, Jihae – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
Because the importance of experienced teachers is growing, retaining experienced music teachers has become a major issue among educators. Therefore, it is necessary to listen attentively to what kinds of difficulties experienced music teachers perceive and to think about how to help these teachers so that they can successfully perform in their own…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Experienced Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Teaching Conditions
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Randles, Clint; Tan, Leonard – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine and compare the creative musical identities of pre-service music education students in the United States and Singapore. The Creative Identity in Music (CIM) measure was utilized with both US and Singapore pre-service music teacher populations (n = 274). Items of the CIM relate to music-making activities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teachers, Music Teachers
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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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McCarthy, Carrie; O'Flaherty, Joanne; Downey, Jean – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
The present study aimed to identify student (16-18 years) attitudes towards the subject of music in second-level education in the Republic of Ireland. The study, framed by an interpretivist approach, employed qualitative data collection methods through interviews and focus groups. Findings indicate that student attitudes to music were influenced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students
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Carroll, Christine – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
This article examines curriculum and practice in Australian secondary classroom music education, in order to trace the inclusion of, and provision for, students with learning orientations based on popular music forms. A 60-year period of curriculum reform, matriculation statistics and literature is surveyed with a focus on the state of New South…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musicians, Music Education, Secondary School Students
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Viig, Tine Grieg – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
This article reports on a case study in a Norwegian primary school where nearly 50 fifth-grade pupils took part in a creative music-making project. Facilitated by two professional artists, they created an original piece of music and performed their composition for an audience at the end of the project week. A substantial part of the data consisted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Music
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Ang, Kathryn; Panebianco, Clorinda; Odendaal, Albi – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
Developing effective parent-teacher relationships in music lessons is important for the well-being and learning outcomes of the learners. The aim of this collective case study was to explore the relationship between teachers and parents of pre-school children in group music lessons in the Klang Valley, which is an area in West Malaysia centred on…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Music Education, Outcomes of Education, Trust (Psychology)
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