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Maury, Susan; Rickard, Nikki – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2016
Group singing is a common feature of classroom-based music education, and has often been proposed to have benefits that extend beyond acquisition of music skills, primarily in academic achievement. However, potential social and emotional well-being benefits have been under-represented in these discussions. This article proposes that an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Singing
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Voss, Brett – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2016
Education in a contemporary context increasingly requires students to engage with learning technologies. This can present a challenge to both students and teachers who at times struggle to engage with the technical processes involved in navigating these technologies. Outside of formal education settings, on-demand information facilitated through…
Descriptors: Music, Music Activities, Music Education, Production Techniques
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Brooks, Wendy – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2016
Lullabies have existed since ancient times, and are sung across all most all cultures to soothe babies and lull them to sleep. As screen media use pervades contemporary familial lives, it is perhaps inevitable that lullabies have been adopted and adapted as repertoire. This recording of lullabies in audiovisual modes has transformed the ways in…
Descriptors: Singing, Sleep, Foreign Countries, Ethnography
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Crawford, Renée – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2014
This paper will provide an overview of the history of the inclusion of technology in Australian education with a focus on music education. There will be a discussion of some of the arguments for its inclusion and how these may have changed over time. Technology has always been actively present in music and its practice. However, it was through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Secondary Education
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Lee, Angela – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2014
This study focused on the inclusion of patriotic songs in schooling that were popular in Taiwan between 1949 and 1987. Many patriotic songs were composed after 1949, and these frequently found their way into primary textbooks. School curriculum policies such as "education for patriotism" cultivate Chinese consciousness among Taiwanese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Singing, Patriotism, Textbooks
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Pope, Joan – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2014
The London School of Dalcroze Eurhythmics (LSDE) was established in 1913, and a significant figure in its history was the remarkable Cecilia John, one of seven Australians to complete the three-year course between 1917 and 1927. Apart from two short visits to Australia, John lived and taught in England for the remainder of her life. Following the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Music, Teaching Methods
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Southcott, Jane – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2014
There is a universality to the sight of groups of children celebrating public events. These groups might be large or small but teachers and students put much time and effort into preparing performances for appreciative audiences. These events occur across cultures and countries, are commonplace and expected but also highly memorable to…
Descriptors: Ceremonies, Music Activities, Cultural Activities, Nationalism
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Naughton, Christopher; Lines, David – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2013
The three-month "Changing Places" project involved early childhood student teachers working with music students in developing children's music in centres in Auckland, New Zealand. The project set out to challenge the calculative aspect in music learning (Heidegger, 1993). The term calculative in this instance describes learning seen as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Early Childhood Education
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Lacey, Genevieve – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2013
The New Music Network established the Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address in 1999 in honour of one of Australia's great international composers. It is an annual forum for ideas relating to the creation and performance of Australian music. In the spirit of the great Australian composer Peggy Glanville-Hicks, an outstanding advocate of Australian music…
Descriptors: Listening, Music Appreciation, Music Education, Music
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Jeanneret, Neryl; Stevens-Ballenger, Jennifer – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2013
The Inquiry into the Extent, Benefits and Potential of Music Education in Victorian Schools (Parliament of Victoria Education Committee, 2013) has once again highlighted that further support from the university sector is needed in order to improve the quality of music education in primary schools. The report calls for "a greater focus on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Elementary Education
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Archer, Robyn – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2013
This article offers the transcript of Robyn Archer's address at the Australian Society for Music Education (ASME) Conference in Canberra in September 2013. Archer is a singer, writer, director, artistic director, and public advocate of the arts, mainly in Australia though her reach is global. This lecture is the second of six addresses Archer gave…
Descriptors: Music Education, Conference Papers, Heritage Education, Urban Environment
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Russell-Bowie, Deirdre – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2013
Many Australian state primary schools have a policy to use generalist teachers to teach music as well as many other subjects, however research indicates that primary generalist teachers lack confidence and competence to teach music in their classrooms. Added to this, preservice teachers enter their initial teacher education course with little or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Preservice Teachers
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Forrest, David – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2013
In this article, David Forrest probes Ahmad Sarmast (Founder and Director of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music, Ministry of Education, Afghanistan) about the development of the Institute, its sponsorship, the range of local musicians and music educators that work there, and the student population.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Program Development, Institutes (Training Programs)
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Tedeschi, Simon – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2013
This author is quite often described by respected critics and musical peers as one of the finest artists in the world--making the young pianist's mark on music both undeniable and admirable. In this speech he shares his thoughts on improvisation. The ability to improvise is integral to the future of classical music. Classical pianists are still…
Descriptors: Music, Speeches, Creative Activities, Classical Music
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Barton, Georgina; Hartwig, Kay – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2012
For pre-service music teachers it is important to develop a personal philosophy of music education before entering the teaching profession. Having a philosophy to music education enables students to clearly articulate the meaning of music not only in their own lives but also how this might impact on their practice as a teacher. Many philosophies…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Music Education, Music, Research Methodology
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