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Crawford, Renée – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
This article reports the findings of a case study that investigated the impact of music education on students in an F-12 school in Victoria, Australia that is considered as having a high percentage of young people with a refugee background. Key findings from this research indicated that music education had a positive impact on this group of young…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Music, Music Education, Refugees
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Flach, Nanke; Timmermans, Anneke; Korpershoek, Hanke – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
This study investigates the relationship between the design of written music and the number of mistakes dyslexic and non-dyslexic children make in reading music is investigated in this study. Previous research shows that children with dyslexia experience difficulties with reading music, especially discerning pitch. Common mistakes of dyslexic…
Descriptors: Music, Readability, Dyslexia, Children
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Hackworth, Rhonda S. – International Journal of Music Education, 2013
The current study, a preliminary examination of whether music teachers are more susceptible to vocal problems than teachers of other subjects, asked for expert evaluation of audio recordings from licensed speech-language pathologists. Participants (N = 41) taught music (n = 23) or another subject (n = 18) in either elementary (n = 21), middle (n =…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Voice Disorders, Audio Equipment, Content Analysis
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Joseph, Dawn; Southcott, Jane – International Journal of Music Education, 2013
Contemporary Australia is a country of ongoing migration and increasing cultural diversity which is reflected in its arts practices. This article considers the views held by Australian pre-service music education student teachers and their tertiary music educators about their perceptions concerning artists-in-schools programs in school music. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Phenomenology
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Rickard, Nikki S.; Bambrick, Caroline J.; Gill, Anneliese – International Journal of Music Education, 2012
Previous studies demonstrate that private music training has benefits which may transfer to other domains, including verbal memory, intelligence and self-esteem. The current paper reports on the impact of an increase in school-based music training on a range of cognitive and psychosocial measures for 10-13-year-olds in two independent studies. In…
Descriptors: Intelligence, International Schools, Disadvantaged Schools, Music
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Ballantyne, Julie; Kerchner, Jody L.; Arostegui, Jose Luis – International Journal of Music Education, 2012
This study investigates pre-service music teacher's (PSMT) perceptions of their professional identities. University-level education students in the United States America (USA), Spain and Australia were all asked interview questions based on general themes relevant to teacher identity development, and their responses were subjected to content…
Descriptors: Music, Musicians, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis
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Forrest, David; Watson, Amanda – International Journal of Music Education, 2012
Over the last decade a shift has occurred in Australia from an outcomes-based approach to curriculum design and delivery to organizing curriculum delivered as essential learning(s). Curriculum is identified in terms of essential learning that specifies standards for student achievement. Schools have been encouraged to develop rich curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum, Music Education, Curriculum Development
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Ranelli, Sonia; Smith, Anne; Straker, Leon – International Journal of Music Education, 2011
Playing-related musculoskeletal problems (PRMP) are common in adult musicians. The limited available evidence suggests PRMP are common in children and adolescents and that risk factors may be similar. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of PRMP in children and adolescents and their associations with female gender, age and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musicians, Children, Adolescents
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Hallam, Susan – International Journal of Music Education, 2010
This paper reviews the empirical evidence relating to the effects of active engagement with music on the intellectual, social and personal development of children and young people. It draws on research using the most advanced technologies to study the brain, in addition to quantitative and qualitative psychological and educational studies. It…
Descriptors: Music, Role, Context Effect, Individual Development
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Webb, Michael – International Journal of Music Education, 2010
This article envisions a new, cross-modal approach to classroom music listening, one that takes advantage of students' rising screen literacy and the ever-expanding archive of music-related visual material available on DVD and on video sharing sites such as YouTube. It is grounded in current literature on music performance studies, embodied music…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Listening, Handheld Devices
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Faulkner, Robert; Davidson, Jane W.; McPherson, Gary E. – International Journal of Music Education, 2010
The use of data mining for the analysis of data collected in natural settings is increasingly recognized as a legitimate mode of enquiry. This rule-inductive paradigm is an effective means of discovering relationships within large datasets--especially in research that has limited experimental design--and for the subsequent formulation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Data Processing, Pattern Recognition, Data Analysis
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Eid, Sahar Abdel Moneim Hanafy – International Journal of Music Education, 2010
This research draws a comparison between the School of Music at the University of Illinois, USA and the Faculty of Music Education at Helwan University in Cairo, Egypt (the researcher's academic appointment is at Menofia University, but she teaches on the faculty of Helwan University). The research answers two important questions: (1) What…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis
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Androutsos, Polyvios; Humphreys, Jere T. – International Journal of Music Education, 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine the classroom observation ability of pre-service music teachers in Greece (N = 62). Two groups of undergraduates, one near the beginning and one near the end of a two-year course sequence in teaching methods that included in-class and in-school training in observation ("juniors" and…
Descriptors: Music Education, Observation, Foreign Countries, Grade 8
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Breeze, Nick – International Journal of Music Education, 2009
This article reports on a particular aspect of a PhD study into pupil composing in music classrooms with information and communications technology (ICT). Two case studies based in England investigated the work of two groups of pupils in different phases of education, one aged 12-13 (secondary) and the other 10-11 (primary). A theoretical lens that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, Musical Composition, Music Techniques
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Hallam, Susan; Rogers, Lynne; Creech, Andrea – International Journal of Music Education, 2008
Historically, there have been differences in the musical instruments played by boys and girls, with girls preferring smaller, higher-pitched instruments. This article explores whether these gender preferences have continued at a time when there is greater gender equality in most aspects of life in the UK. Data were collected from the 150 Music…
Descriptors: Females, Musical Instruments, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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