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Carroll, Christine Leanne – Research Studies in Music Education, 2020
This article explores the perceived disconnect between informal and formal musical knowledge, through a focused case study which aligned students' informal knowledge with aspects of the formal curriculum. The upper high school or senior secondary student participants had a background in the creation and performance of popular and contemporary…
Descriptors: Correlation, Prior Learning, Music Education, Course Descriptions
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Kalenska-Rodzaj, Julia – Research Studies in Music Education, 2020
The aim of this study is to investigate the structure and complexity of emotional states experienced by young musicians before entering the stage and to explain the influence of emotional beliefs on their pre-performance emotions. Emotions were elicited with a guided imagery induction, where 222 students aged 9- to 12-years-old recalled their most…
Descriptors: Musicians, Emotional Response, Performance, Music Activities
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Gage, Nathan; Low, Bronwen; Reyes, Francisco Luis – Research Studies in Music Education, 2020
In partnership with academics from McGill University and community arts partners, a high school in Montreal faced with significant challenges became an "urban arts school," offering music and visual art programs centered in youth culture, as well as integrating arts into several academic subjects. The initiative was inspired by the…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High Schools, Music Education, Curriculum Development
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Siljamäki, Eeva; Kanellopoulos, Panagiotis A. – Research Studies in Music Education, 2020
This systematic literature review aims to identify and critically examine the prevailing general trends of music education research that addresses issues of improvisation from 1985 to 2015. The study examined the main features of studies with impact that focus on musical improvisation and have been published in peer-reviewed music education…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Creative Activities, Teaching Methods, Definitions
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Huovinen, Erkki; Rautanen, Heli – Research Studies in Music Education, 2020
In order to promote children's collaborative musical creativity in new digital environments, we need a better understanding not only of the sound production capabilities provided by the new digital tools, but also of the interaction affordances involved. This study focuses on the interactional patterns emerging in children's musical creativity,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning, Comparative Analysis
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Ng, Hoon Hong – Research Studies in Music Education, 2020
Informal pedagogy is closely associated with popular music practices, its methods known to engage students in authentic music learning that develops critical and independent thinking skills, social skills, creativity and self-identity, among others. However, formal and non-formal pedagogies also have relevant roles to play in popular music…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Nonformal Education, Popular Culture, Music Education
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Ellefsen, Live Weider; Karlsen, Sidsel – Research Studies in Music Education, 2020
In this article, we enquire into the language of diversity as it is currently in use in the field of music education, by way of exploring the social and educational ambitions of the Norwegian system of extra-curricular, Schools of Music and Performing Arts. We take as our case the recently launched governing document of this particular educational…
Descriptors: Music Education, Extracurricular Activities, Educational Philosophy, Theater Arts
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Kallio, Alexis Anja – Research Studies in Music Education, 2020
Whilst increasing attention is paid to decolonizing music education practice in the classroom, the research processes by which scholars identify, understand, and evaluate anti-colonial or decolonizing work are often entrenched in colonial logics themselves. The politics of knowledge and knowledge production between indigenous epistemes and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Populations
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Mabingo, Alfdaniels – Research Studies in Music Education, 2020
The subject of the inseparability of music and dance in African artistic experiences has preoccupied scholars and researchers in the field of ethnomusicology, ethnochoreology, and musicology. Commonly, music is conceptualized as an accompaniment to dance. Moreover, the existing literary perspectives frame the inseparability of music and dance in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Teaching Methods, Dance Education
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Bjørnsen, Egil; Woddis, Jane – Research Studies in Music Education, 2020
This article considers whether the German concept of "Bildung", meaning human personal growth--a term not often used in English debates about culture or education--can help in understanding differing pedagogical and philosophical approaches to recent music education policy in England. It explores connections between two conceptions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Educational Policy, Public Policy
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Prest, Anita – Research Studies in Music Education, 2020
The inclusion of local Indigenous knowledge, pedagogy, and worldview in music education is increasingly relevant to music educators globally. This article contributes to the extensive body of knowledge already written on the subject by focusing on the contribution of such inclusion to localized societal change. My doctoral study examined the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Multicultural Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Partnerships in Education
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Crawford, Renée – Research Studies in Music Education, 2020
As schools become increasingly culturally diverse, globalisation and cross-cultural exchange challenge teachers in complex but exciting ways. This article reports on the impact of music education for students in a secondary school in Victoria, Australia. Socially inclusive practices were a focus of the study as the school has a high percentage of…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Music Education, Refugees, Foreign Countries
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Garrett, Bethan – Research Studies in Music Education, 2019
The motivation of teachers represents an emergent area of research within psychology, where the complex and fluid nature of practitioner engagement is increasingly recognised. Underpinned by psycho-social theories, this article explores the potential of socially-situated structures and processes to develop and maintain generalist teachers'…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Participation
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Lorenzo de Reizábal, Margarita; Benito Gómez, Manuel – Research Studies in Music Education, 2019
Self-observation has proven to be a powerful medium for personal and professional growth and development. This research makes use of self-observation through video to determine the latent structure that underlies the gestures to be learned and mastered by orchestra conducting students. Exploratory Factorial Analysis (EFA) techniques have been…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Musicians, Nonverbal Communication
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Wolfe, Jocelyn – Research Studies in Music Education, 2019
Metaphors are an important linguistic device that can enable music teachers to explain expressive performance features in a way that makes sense to their students. This study extends the limited literature on the application of metaphors within advanced music instruction, providing new insights into the nature and function of metaphor in the way…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teaching Methods, Figurative Language, Advanced Students
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