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Pérez-Moreno, Jessica; Carrillo, Carmen – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
This study examines the impact made by music education on a sample of Catalan citizens who studied this subject during their compulsory schooling. A biographical narrative methodology was used to investigate a broad spectrum of the participants' school musical experiences and to analyze the impact that music education has had on different aspects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Outcomes of Education, Biographies
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Campayo-Muñoz, Emilia; Cabedo-Mas, Alberto; Hargreaves, David – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
This study is based on the premise that emotional skills--comprised of an intrapersonal dimension and an interpersonal dimension--help to achieve personal balance, which in turn can enhance performance. Following from this premise, the improvement of music students' emotional skills might have a positive effect on their musical performance. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Interpersonal Competence, Emotional Development
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Akutsu, Taichi – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
This study, followed by an historical review of Shinichi Suzuki's work, investigated the contemporary and critical issues surrounding the Suzuki Method in Japan. First, the author compared textbooks and recordings of the Suzuki Violin School Volume 1, the Japanese version, published in 1970s to the present edition in Japan. In addition, the study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Teaching Methods, Textbooks
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Niknafs, Nasim – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
Even though scholars have pointedly embraced ethical matters in music education within the global context, there has been relatively little attention paid to the concept of cosmopolitanism. While keeping in mind that the concept of cosmopolitanism is a complex and multifaceted phenomenon that can be read and implemented in many ways, the aim of…
Descriptors: Music Education, Collectivism, Cultural Pluralism, Ethics
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Palkki, Joshua – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
With the purpose of furthering lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and allies/agender/asexual (LGBTQA) dialogue in music education and to improve choral instruction for trans(gender) students, this multiple narrative case study explores the experiences of trans students in secondary school choral music programs in the United…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Music Education, Singing, Student Needs
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Chen, Jason Chi Wai – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
This pilot study focuses on the use of mobile tablets to allow secondary students to compose in class with the application "GarageBand." The empirical research has two aims: to demonstrate the possibility of using mobile tablets as a composing device, and to examine professional practices for using mobile technologies in music learning.…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Secondary School Students, Musical Composition
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Bayley, Jonathan G.; Waldron, Janice – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
This study is the third and final part of a longitudinal ethnographic investigation of music learning and teaching of the Online Academy of Irish Music (OAIM), an Irish music "school" situated in both online (www.oaim.ie) and offline (Doolin, County Clare, Ireland) contexts. We first examined the online OAIM through teacher narratives in…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Music Education, Electronic Learning, Foreign Countries
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Swart, Inette – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
This article focuses on the role of access to music education as an agent of social change and as an important way of empowering previously disadvantaged learners, putting this forward as an argument against the proposed downscaling of music in schools as advocated by the government. This narrative inquiry shed light on the perceptions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Access to Education, Disadvantaged Youth
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Helton, Benjamin C. – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
As the world's population continues to grow older, retired individuals seek out musical experiences. Many of these musicians are returning to playing in a wind band for the first time in decades, so they are, in essence, beginners again. The learning experiences of adults of returning to band contains both physical and social barriers but…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Adult Learning, Musical Instruments, Music Education
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Walden, Jennifer – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
This article provides music educators with practical ways to (a) build school community through culturally diverse music and informal performances and (b) inculcate global perspectives into music programs (including concert band and choir) through culturally diverse music. In an autoethnographic style, the article tells a story that spans 2 years…
Descriptors: Music Education, International Schools, Learner Engagement, Student Attitudes
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Hedden, Debra G.; Allen, Ashley D. – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
This study utilized a mixed methods approach to investigate the particular factors integral to literature selection and the resources conductors utilized to find repertoire for their children's choirs. Interviews were conducted with successful community children's choir directors (n = 6); results were analyzed inductively and coded in order to…
Descriptors: Singing, Music Activities, Music, Music Education
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Kondracka-Szala, Marta; Michalak, Marcin – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to investigate the presence of popular music within the area of preschool education. To this end, an online survey was conducted with a sample of 115 Polish preschool teachers. This allowed for an analysis of teachers' opinions on using popular music in various didactic activities, and on the educational value of…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Singing, Psychomotor Skills
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Cuadrado, Francisco – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
"Music and Talent" is an educational project for children between 3 and 9 years old. The aim of the project is to use music and musical intelligence as resources for enhancing important skills in social and cognitive development. These skills are self-esteem, self-confidence, motivation, social and emotional relationships, and…
Descriptors: Music, Talent, Creativity, Program Descriptions
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Cronenberg, Stephanie – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Middle school general music is an often-overlooked aspect of music education in the United States. Yet at some point, many music educators face a teaching assignment including one or more sections of middle school general music. In this study, I investigated whether the principles that guide music educators in teaching middle school general music…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Music, Music Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Hanrahan, Fidelma; Hughes, Ed; Banerjee, Robin; Eldridge, Alice; Kiefer, Chris – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Little is currently known about the possible benefits of using networked technology to enhance ensemble performance. This study explored whether the introduction of specially devised technology -- networked tablets using traditional music notation -- to a primary school orchestra would enhance the experience of ensemble music. Particular emphasis…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Elementary School Students, Music
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