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Bucura, Elizabeth; Weissberg, JulieAnne – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate elementary students' creating processes and perspectives through composition. Two fourth-grade classes took part in this action research, which consisted of creating four compositions--two with acoustic instruments and two with computer software. For each of the two sound sources, the first composition…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Musical Composition, Action Research, Music Education
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Bolduc, Jonathan; Evrard, Melanie – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2017
Children from birth to five are generally enthusiastic about music. However, because many early-childhood educators (ECEs) feel that they have insufficient knowledge to foster musical development, music education practices are not equivalent across ECEs. This study aimed to identify and determine the frequency of music activities used by ECEs. In…
Descriptors: Music Education, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education
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Spieker, Matthew H. – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to compare the use of figurative language between master and novice instrumental music teachers and to investigate their attitudes toward figurative language as a teaching tool. Figurative language is defined as any creative verbal instruction intended to teach a concept. Sixteen (N = 16) secondary school,…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Beginning Teachers, Experienced Teachers, Figurative Language
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Matthews, Wendy K.; Koner, Karen – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2017
The focus of this exploratory study was to examine the current trends of K-12 music educators in the United States regarding their (a) professional background, (b) classroom teaching responsibilities, and (c) job satisfaction. Participants included seven thousand four hundred and sixty-three (N = 7,463) currently employed music teachers who were…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Background, Music Teachers
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Payne, Phillip; Burrack, Frederick – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2017
This exploratory case study, focused on a music teacher preparation program, examined the coursework ePortfolios of pre-service music teachers to determine if any parts of the ePortfolio process predicted teaching effectiveness in the classroom during the student teaching semester. Sixty-five undergraduate pre-service music teachers made up the…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Portfolios (Background Materials), Academic Achievement, Predictive Measurement
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Davis, Virginia Wayman – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2015
This study aimed to explore the personal music listening choices of music teachers. Specifically, in which formats do teachers listen to music for personal pleasure, how do they obtain the music they choose, and how frequently do they choose to listen to certain genres of music. Using an online survey, music teachers answered questions about their…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Listening, Music Appreciation, Music Activities
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Wagoner, Cynthia L. – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2015
The purpose of this paper is two-fold: first, to examine the impact of historical sociopolitical events on music education, particularly post 9/11 with the intent of establishing a context for social justice issues; and second, how we might examine the broad implications to further music education research focusing on social justice. Issues of…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Music, Music Education, Terrorism
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Palkki, Joshua – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2015
In the United States, Latino/a students are underrepresented in secondary school music programs (Elpus & Abril, 2011). By understanding the needs of Latino/a students, music educators can create programs that will better serve this student population. This intrinsic case study chronicles the experiences of Cassandra and Elena, two students…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Singing, Music Teachers, Case Studies
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Rohwer, Debbie – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2015
The purpose of the current study was to describe the process of music learning and the perceptions of members in a school-based middle school handbell setting. The participants were 39 students and one music teacher in a middle school in Texas. The design of the current study was a case study using observation and interview data. The results…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Middle School Students, Music, Music Education
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Royston, Natalie Steele – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2013
The purposes of this study were to describe collegiate band members' preferred teacher interpersonal behaviors and perceptions of self-efficacy based on the gender, year in college, instrument, and major and to measure the relationship between preferences of interpersonal teacher behavior and self-efficacy scores. The sample (N = 1,020) was…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Questionnaires, Student Attitudes, Music Activities
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Shin, Jihae – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate interactions between two doctoral students and their colleagues in a graduate music education program and determine how a community of peer interactions functions as a resource to prepare music teacher educators. Results of this study showed that peer interactions between two participants and other…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Music Education, Teacher Education, Graduate Students
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Riley, Patricia E. – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2013
This case study consisted of an examination of the perspectives of students, teachers, and administrators at the Shuangling Primary School, a rural Chinese school in Shaanxi Province, as they relate to themes of China's most recent curricular reform efforts. The intent was to understand these perspectives and determine how to best assist teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Music Teachers
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McQuarrie, Sarah H.; Sherwin, Ronald G. – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between actual current assessment practices of elementary music teachers and the assessment topics as published in the literature aimed at those teachers. Specifically, this study sought to: 1) identify the current assessment techniques utilized by elementary music teachers; 2) identify…
Descriptors: Teacher Surveys, Music, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Kloss, Thomas E. – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2013
Teacher turnover remains an important issue in education. The least researched perspectives, though, are those of the students who experience teacher turnover. The purpose of this study was to examine how high school band students experience teacher turnover. A total of twelve students were interviewed, representing three schools that experienced…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Musical Instruments, Music Education, High School Students
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Gleason, Bruce – Research and Issues in Music Education, 2012
Himie Voxman is a name few instrumental teachers and students of the past fifty years would fail to recognize. His method books and arrangements are in school districts and private studios across the United States, serving as a testimony to his influence as a teacher, scholar, editor and arranger. His life and career as a prominent U.S. music…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Music Teachers, Biographies
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