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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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Figueiredo, Edson Antônio de Freitas – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Teachers follow a motivational style based on their own beliefs about motivation affected by environmental events. External events such as rules and traditions often affect orientation towards controlling; however, it is not known if events such as training and employment affect the extent to which music teachers try to control a student's…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Music Education, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Education
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Smolej Fritz, Barbara; Peklaj, Cirila – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The aim of this case study was to explore the effects of music instruction according to the E. Willems teaching method on the music abilities and language skills in students with intellectual disabilities (ID). Eight students with ID (average age 9.64 years) participated in the study. They attended 35 music lessons during the school year. Each…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Music Education, Auditory Perception, Human Body
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Lonnert, Lia – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Although orchestral playing is a dominant practice within Western classical music, and one that many students participate in from a young age, some students do not have adequate opportunities to participate. Since harp students often come to orchestral playing later than other instrumentalists, harp teachers are concerned with enabling their…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, Musical Instruments, Teaching Methods
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Vasil, Martina – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this multiple case study was to examine the practices and perspectives of four music teachers who integrated popular music and informal music learning practices into their secondary school music programs in the United States. A primary goal was to understand music teachers' process of enacting change. Data included 16…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Music Teachers, Informal Education, Secondary School Students
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Tuinstra, Beth – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Although traditional music programs and university music and music education training programs have mostly incorporated Western classical music, British Columbia's new curriculum signifies a shift from the Western classical framework to one that is more inclusive of the cultural diversity that exists in Canada. Using the frameworks of…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational Practices, Non Western Civilization, Foreign Countries
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Hall, Rich – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The popular music performance undergraduate degree is a growing area within UK higher education. These courses carry a vocational emphasis and are popular with students looking to establish professional performing careers. As such, they are often marketed as an intermediary step towards this aspiration but, despite their popularity, there has been…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Undergraduate Students, Higher Education
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Waters, Megan – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of the perceived impact of personal circumstances, past and present learning environments, and musical culture on the development of playing-related pain and injury among tertiary string students. The study used a multi-phased mixed-methods methodology with elements of both quantitative…
Descriptors: Pain, Musical Instruments, Music Education, Psychomotor Skills
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Kivijärvi, Sanna – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study is to examine the applicability of an applied music notation system, Figurenotes, by using the concept of educational method as theoretical lens. Figurenotes is examined through this lens at two levels: the micro level of music educational practice and the macro level of advancement of educational policies. The study is…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Composition, Special Education, Educational Policy
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Treacy, Danielle Shannon; Westerlund, Heidi – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
This study attends to the global need to rethink how music education could provide opportunities for shaping imagined communities in times of intensifying societal complexity and diversity by exploring the practice of singing 'school-specific songs' in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. The methodology combines educational ethnography with Appreciative…
Descriptors: Music Education, Singing, Ethnography, Institutional Mission
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Gallo, Donna J. – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to determine the effect of formative assessment strategies on second grade students' singing accuracy and to examine how music educators planned for and enacted these practices. Student participants (n = 63) were divided into three groups over a six-week period: (a) a partial treatment group where the…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Accuracy, Singing, Music Education
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Good-Perkins, Emily – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore with five Arab young adults their perceptions of Western and Arabic musical cultures as well as their perceptions of the Western classical vocal teaching they experienced at an American-modeled university in the United Arab Emirates. Of interest were issues of cultural relevance and the role of music and…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Teaching Methods, Role
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Egger, John Okley – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The author investigated the effects of a cooperative learning environment on the implementation of integrating music into core academic subjects. Using a quasi-experimental design, participants (N = 59) were preservice generalist elementary and special education majors from four course sections of a required music methods course, where two course…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Instructional Effectiveness, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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Chandransu, Nantida – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
This article reflects on various challenges encountered during a pilot action-based research "Integrating Multicultural Music Education into the Elementary School Curricula of Public Schools in Thailand." This project was set up to develop lesson plans, activities, teaching tools and evaluation methods for music teachers. As a…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Music Education, Foreign Countries, Barriers
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Klein, Eve; Lewandowski-Cox, James – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
This study explored how Australian music technology courses teach employability skills. A curriculum mapping of 63 undergraduate courses was conducted with course learning outcomes aligned against two benchmarks. The first benchmark was the Ten Skills for the Future Workforce which identifies key employability skills graduates will require in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Music Education
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