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Burak, Sabahat – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
Pre-service non-music major teachers deem music and music teaching essential, but they do not perceive themselves to be competent in this field due to various reasons. This research aims to reveal the effects of factors such as gender, age, the year of study they are currently in at university, and musical experience on their self-efficacy in…
Descriptors: Music Education, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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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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Bennett, Dawn; Chong, Eddy K. M. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
This article explores pre-service music teachers' professional identities during pre-service training. Its focus is a student cohort whose studies are funded by the Singaporean Ministry of Education in return for a commitment--a teaching bond or contract--to work as teachers in schools. An overview of pre-service teacher education and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Music Education
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Baughman, Melissa; Baumgartner, Christopher M. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the experiences of four preservice music teachers as leaders of adult chamber ensembles. Through examination of these teachers' reflections, we sought to answer the following questions: (a) What impact does leading an adult chamber ensemble have on preservice teachers' perceptions of their instructional…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teaching Experience, Music, Music Education
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Mentis Köksoy, Aylin; Aydiner Uygun, Mehtap – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Achievement goal orientation (AGO) might help music teacher candidates make their learning processes more effective by revealing how they are motivated towards the learning tasks. In this respect, the purpose of this study was to examine the levels of achievement goal orientation of pre-service music teachers according to eight variables. The…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Music Teachers, Learning Processes
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Eros, John – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
The purpose of this case study was to examine and describe the life experiences that influenced one music teacher's career choice to teach music in an urban school. The primary research question is: What experiences influenced the participant to pursue urban music education as a career? Calling upon research into urban music education and career…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Music, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Guven, Elif – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine the anxiety of prospective music teachers (N = 129) during piano exams and to examine the effects of peer and self-assessments on anxiety and exam achievement of individuals with high performance and test anxiety (n = 5). Female students were more anxious compared to males, students of the fourth class…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Music Teachers, Test Anxiety, Music
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Zhang, Yiyue – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
In recent decades, music educators have become increasingly aware of the English Language Learner (ELL) population due to mainstreaming and inclusion policies. Meanwhile, the need for adequately preparing pre-service music teachers has become a focal point for music teacher preparation programs in the United States. In this article, I will 1)…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, English Language Learners, Preservice Teacher Education
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Lum, Chee-Hoo – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
This qualitative research study seeks to examine definitions of Singapore music, music by Singapore composers and musics of/in Singapore through the eyes of tertiary music educators in a local institute of teacher education, and to determine pedagogical implications of such definitions in the space of the music classroom. Extensive informal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Global Approach
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Kelly, Steven N.; VanWeelden, Kimberly – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
This investigation addressed methods and experiences used to educate doctoral music education students to work as university college professors. Selected faculty representing every institution offering a Ph.D. in music education in the United States and Canada (N = 46) were sent an online questionnaire concerning (1) the extent respondents…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Güsewell, Angelika; Joliat, François; Terrien, Pascal – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
The aim of this research was to investigate preservice music teachers' expectations of their curriculum, namely: (a) What content do they expect in view of their future professional activity? (b) Are their expectations in line with the principles of professionalized teacher education? (c) Are there any differences between the expectations of Swiss…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Williams, Lindsey R.; Trakarnrung, Somchai – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this investigation was to acquire a better understanding of the decision-making process of Thai pre-service music education students and their expectations of their post-graduation professional activities. Demographic data was gathered as well as self-reported participant influences regarding choosing to major in music education. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Music Teachers, Music Education
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Cain, Melissa – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
This article explores outcomes of research into the role and place of cultural diversity in primary music classes at five government schools in Singapore. The study highlights the ways in which a variety of factors such as specialist music training, government policy, curriculum documents, and professional development influence teacher practice.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Cultural Pluralism, Music Teachers
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Kokotsaki, Dimitra; Newton, Douglas P. – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
This study examined trainee music teachers' judgements of the musical creativity of secondary age students. Nine pieces of music composed by Year 8 students (13 years of age) were evaluated by 17 postgraduate, trainee teachers. These musical pieces were sorted into a diamond-shaped formation according to how creative they were perceived to be with…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, Creativity, Secondary School Students
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Neokleous, Rania – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
This study examined the effects of a music methods course offered at a Cypriot university on the singing skills of 33 female preservice kindergarten teachers. To systematically measure and analyze student progress, the research design was both experimental and descriptive. As an applied study which was carried out "in situ," the normal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Females, Kindergarten
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