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Mio, Vanessa A. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Applied violin instructors at the postsecondary level often implement remedial pedagogy with incoming first-year students in order to address technical/musical habits or deficiencies. As students strive to alter their technique, resistance to change and low self-efficacy often result. Using a descriptive qualitative multiple case study research…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Remedial Instruction, Music Teachers
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Gilbert, Lisa – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Celtic traditional musics, such as those originating in Ireland and Scotland, are typically transmitted outside formal avenues. Most studies regarding the learning of Celtic traditional music have focused on the experience of teachers and students, but less is known about the philosophies of organization directors who create contexts for…
Descriptors: Music Education, Folk Culture, Administrator Attitudes, Decision Making
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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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Schmidt-Jones, Catherine Anne – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
There is currently considerable interest in strengthening the connections between formal music education and informal, self-motivated music practices. Participants in this study were adults who were self-motivated to learn formal music concepts, but had encountered barriers to doing so independently. The study offered them individual online…
Descriptors: Music Education, Informal Education, Self Motivation, Adults
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Barnes, Gail V.; DeFreitas, Aureo; Grego, John – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to determine whether individuals' perceptions of parental involvement and home environment in music vary with nationality (Brazil/United States) and time frame (past/current). Past and current students from selected community music programs in the United States and Brazil completed the PI-HEM (Parental Involvement and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Family Environment, Music Education
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Daniel, Ryan; West, Tore; Gaunt, Helena – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore how highly trained performing musicians, currently working in higher education conservatoires or universities, understand, categorize, and reflect on their identification as a studio music teacher. Using an online survey involving participants (N = 173) across nine western countries, respondents identified…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Teachers, Musicians
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Chen, Chi Wai Jason – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
This study is to investigate the effectiveness of using mobile devices such as iPhone/iPad/android phone/tablet to facilitate mobile learning in aural skills. The application "Auralbook" was designed in 2011 by an engineer/musician to use mobile devices to learn aural skills. This application enables students to sing, record, clap and…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices
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Ward-Steinman, Patrice Madura – International Journal of Music Education, 2014
Thirty vocal improviser-educators from Australia (n = 15) and the United States (n = 15) were surveyed for musical background, influences and pedagogical views, and assessed for personality type using the "Myers-Briggs Type Indicator" ("MBTI"). The purpose was to both combine and compare the two groups to identify overall…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Matsunobu, Koji – International Journal of Music Education, 2013
Instrument-making is a powerful way to teach and learn music, especially world music. This case study looks at adult music learners whose engagement in music involves instrument-making and the long lasting practice of music. A case in point is Japanese and North American practitioners of Japanese bamboo flutes, especially the end-blown…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Adults, Adult Students, Ethnography
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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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Mantie, Roger; Tucker, Lynn – International Journal of Music Education, 2012
Publicly funded schools are supposed to serve everyone equally in egalitarian, liberal democracies. In this paper we claim that school music ensembles fail, on the whole, to adequately reflect current socio-demographic patterns in both Canada and the United States. From a postcolonial perspective we attempt to problematize, with reference to…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, Foreign Countries, Cultural Pluralism
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Davis, Sharon G.; Blair, Deborah V. – International Journal of Music Education, 2011
Popular music is pervasive in our culture and in the lives of our students. Its inclusion in music education curricula requires authentic approaches through collaborative informal learning processes. It has been our experience that college students may be notation dependent and while they may recognize and utilize informal processes outside the…
Descriptors: Music, Definitions, Time Perspective, Cultural Influences
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Kindall-Smith, Marsha; McKoy, Constance L.; Mills, Susan W. – International Journal of Music Education, 2011
The authors propose that best practices in music education require a conceptual understanding of music teaching and learning based on a perspective of social justice and equitable access for all students. Examinations of the relationship between the tenets of culturally-responsive teaching and three dimensions of music teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Critical Theory, Music Education, Music
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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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Drummond, John – International Journal of Music Education, 2010
While many resources are now available to teach world music in our classrooms, less attention has been given to helping teachers exhibit the quality defined by Patricia Shehan Campbell as "an open reception to the breadth of music's multiple manifestations". For many music educators, Western Art Music is "their music", which…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Music Teachers, Western Civilization
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