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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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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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Joseph, Dawn; Nethsinghe, Rohan; Cabedo-Mas, Alberto – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
Establishing strong connections between universities within initial teacher education (ITE) programs not only takes time, but it also presents opportunities and challenges. Tertiary music educators are called to prepare ITE students/pre-service teachers to be culturally responsive. This article forms part of our wider study "See, Listen and…
Descriptors: Singing, Cultural Awareness, Music Education, Preservice Teachers
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de Bruin, Leon R.; Williamson, Paul; Wilson, Emily – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
The one-to-one teacher-student relationship is a common learning configuration within jazz education. However, opportunities to learn through engagement in ensemble performances and industry-level recording opportunities with esteemed jazz performers are rare classroom environments the tertiary jazz music institutions offer. This qualitative study…
Descriptors: Music, Experiential Learning, Music Education, Foreign Countries
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Guzzetta, Christine A. – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
This action research discovers the learning preferences of middle school students enrolled in an advanced steel drum class in central Florida, specifically their attitudes toward the learner-centered approach while composing and learning music. Sixteen participants compare the traditional teacher-led formal instruction to student-led informal…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Cognitive Style, Musical Instruments, Music Education
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Albert, Daniel J. – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine the culture of an American middle school music technology classroom based in musical composition. Research questions explored students' perceptions of how they co-create the classroom culture with the teacher and how the classroom culture influences participation in musical composition activities, if at…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Middle School Students, Music Education, Technology Uses in Education
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Jung, Joo Yeon; Shin, Jihae; Lee, Soojin – International Journal of Music Education, 2020
The increased attention to the use of popular music within the classroom is not new. In fact, music educators in many countries have discussed the incorporation of popular music into mainstream music education for decades. South Korea is no exception, and the younger generation has a genuine interest in and sensitivity toward popular music. Yet,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Teaching Methods, Musical Instruments
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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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Mawang, Lucy Lugo; Kigen, Edward M.; Mutweleli, Samuel M. – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between musical self-concept and musical creativity, and to determine the best predictors of musical creativity given the musical self-concept dimensions. Participants (N = 201) were music students, drawn from 21 secondary schools in Kenya. Music Self-perception Inventory-Version 2…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Creativity, Music Education, Music
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Cho, Sunggi; Baek, Yoomee; Choe, E. J. – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The primary objective of this study is to investigate whether three interaction strategies through mobile apps may be associated with increases in students' music listening skills. Data was collected from 225 high school students and analysed using the ANOVA procedure in the three ways of music listening: analytic, aesthetic and sensory.…
Descriptors: High School Students, Computer Software, Music, Listening Skills
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Dora, Claudia; Conforti, Simone; Güsewell, Angelika – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Results from recent research have demonstrated positive effects of somatic approaches, such as the Feldenkrais Method, somaesthetics, and body mapping in the field of music. However, the direct impact of such approaches on instrumental sound has not been studied so far. The present pilot study was thus designed to investigate the influence of…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Human Body, Foreign Countries, Music Education
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Burak, Sabahat – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Pre-service non-music major teachers deem music and music teaching essential, but they do not perceive themselves to be competent in this field due to various reasons. This research aims to reveal the effects of factors such as gender, age, the year of study they are currently in at university, and musical experience on their self-efficacy in…
Descriptors: Music Education, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Poblete, Carlos; Leguina, Adrian; Masquiarán, Nicolás; Carreño, Bárbara – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Previous research recognizes the importance of musical experiences on music teacher education. However, current efforts do not provide a comprehensive view of the way their students learn music before starting university. The objective of this study is to portray their musical experiences, identifying the distinctive mechanisms underlying the…
Descriptors: Music, Knowledge Level, Music Teachers, Music Education
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