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Espeland, Åsmund; Stige, Brynjulf – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
In this paper, co-musicking in teaching is discussed on the basis of findings from a study on pop band and piano teaching. We understand co-musicking as collaboration between music-makers, including pupils. For this study, we chose to focus on the actions that teachers and student teachers take during pupils' performance of a piece of music in a…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, Interviews, Teaching Methods
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Haberlin, Steve – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
During this inquiry, I describe my journey as a beginning arts-based researcher, using this methodological approach to explore the "peak experiences" of five, second-grade gifted students in a general classroom. Concerned with collecting valid data from young children through traditional interviewing techniques, I turned to Arts-Based…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Research, Creative Activities, Grade 2
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de Vries, Peter – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
This article examines generalist primary (elementary) school teachers' self-efficacy in teaching music. Five teachers, each with five years teaching experience, were interviewed for the study. Using this interview data narratives were constructed for each of the five teachers. These narratives focused on what factors contributed to the level of…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Music, Music Education, Foreign Countries
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Mars, Annette – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2016
This article presents a study investigating musical learning among 9th grade adolescents in a Swedish lower secondary school. The adolescents collaboratively composed songs for a self-written musical, which they taught to their peers. The purpose of the study was to explore the ways in which adolescents acquire musical knowledge in this specific…
Descriptors: Music, Theater Arts, Music Education, Secondary School Students
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Broome, Jeffrey L. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2016
Multi-age classrooms feature the intentional grouping of students from consecutive grade levels for the purpose of fostering a nurturing classroom atmosphere. While an abundance of research on multi-age education has been produced throughout the past 50 years, only recent efforts have seen researchers turn their attention to the experiences of art…
Descriptors: Art Teachers, Observation, Comparative Analysis, Mixed Age Grouping
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Black, Joanna – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2014
As a result of cheaper, accessible, and user-friendly technologies, there is an increasing volume of videos created by children, yet these works often lack excellence. Strong pedagogical practice is important to nurture excellence in video production, but there is scant literature in this area. In this paper, I examine best practices through a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Video Technology, Case Studies
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Warburton, Edward C.; Reedy, Patricia; Ng, Nancy – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2014
This article describes a relationship-based dance program, "Moving Parents and Children Together," and summarizes a 3-year study of teacher practice and parent-child interactions. Our work focuses on "relational engagement" in dance, which entails a person's basic motivation to connect plus a psychological investment in…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Dance Education, Movement Education, Parent Child Relationship
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Svensson, Lennart; Edstrom, Ann-Mari – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2011
The investigation presented in this article is focused on studies within a practice based MFA program in visual art in Sweden. The analysis presented is based on two interviews each with nine art students: One interview during their first and one during their fourth year of study. The analysis focuses on the relation between two aspects of their…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Art Education, Foreign Countries, Visual Arts
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Alter, Frances; Hays, Terrence; O'Hara, Rebecca – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2009
This paper details aspects of a research project that explored nineteen Australian primary (elementary) schoolteachers' perspectives of Creative Arts education. The study investigated the participants' personal Arts experiences and training, as well as their views of Arts pedagogy. In depth interviews with the participants highlighted the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Teachers
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You, JeongAe – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2009
This qualitative case study examines the exemplary teaching approaches of an expert Korean dance educator who has been teaching beginning dance classes in higher education. The expert dance educator, possesses 28 years of teaching experience in higher education, is the recipient of a national award, is actively involved in professional activities,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Dance Education, Data Analysis, Teaching Experience
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Lind, Vicki R. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2007
This study focused on a model of professional development designed to support and encourage arts educators to increase their understanding of student learning in the arts, broaden their knowledge of the Visual and Performing Arts Standards, build upon their repertoire of teaching methods and assessment strategies, and improve leadership skills.…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Faculty Development, Professional Development, Leadership
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Upitis, Rena – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2005
This research explores the experiences of artists and artist-teachers involved in two professional development programs for arts education: a national Canadian program and a state-wide American program. Both programs aim to help classroom teachers develop ways of teaching in and through the arts by interacting with partnering artists and/or arts…
Descriptors: Art Education, Artists, Art, Professional Development
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Savva, Andri; Trimis, Eli – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2005
This study explores pre-primary children's responses to contemporary art exhibits in a museum setting, the role of previous artistic experiences, and the impact of the art museum visit on children's responses to artworks and making art during classroom practice. The sample included 32 children (16 boys and 16 girls) randomly selected from two…
Descriptors: Observation, Art Education, Museums, Exhibits