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Sirek, Danielle – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
In this article I explore the relationships between identities and musicking in Grenada, West Indies, taking into account the understandings of community and nationhood that foreground and inform identity discourse in the Grenadian context. Through the dual lenses of music education and ethnomusicology, I analyze musicking and music education…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Cultural Context, Foreign Countries
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Ashton, Graham R.; Klopper, Christopher J. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
There appear to be considerable differences in the outcomes of group string teaching programs in Queensland. Some teachers appear to be able to generate, manage, and administrate highly efficacious programs; others seem to experience difficulty transferring the knowledge and skills required for students to become successful string players. As a…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Music, Music Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Petersen, Suse – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Musical talent development and the factors that influence it--such as family or peers--have been widely researched, especially in a Western setting. Despite the growing body of research in non-Western cultures and regions, there is still a lack of research comparing the factors and perceptions of musical talent development between Western and…
Descriptors: Music Education, Talent Development, Teacher Role, Music Teachers
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Hsiao, Feilin; Zeiser, Shelly; Nuss, Daniel; Hatschek, Keith – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
This case study describes a collaborative decision-making process for developing effective academic accommodations for a music major with a disability, whose prior accommodations suggested by the Disability Support Services (DSS) failed to address her needs. Cross-departmental collaboration between the DSS and the School of Music, as well as…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Case Studies, Decision Making, Semi Structured Interviews
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Byo, James L. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
This purpose of this study was to uncover the nature and value associated with involvement in "Modern Band" (rock band), the primary, not supplemental, means to music education in one US school. The values that emerged--music, community, identity, teacher, and classroom management--overlap considerably with the benefits and values…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, Case Studies, Rock Music
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Smith, Jacqueline C. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
The purpose of this intrinsic case study was to clarify the roles of a music educator and music therapist in a North American public school district. This case was unique because some of the students with special needs received both music instruction and music therapy services, yet there was little collaboration between the two disciplines. In an…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Music Education, Music Therapy, Case Studies
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de Bruin, Leon Rene – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Music institutions predominantly utilize the one-to-one lesson in developing and supporting music students' learning of skill and knowledge. This article explores the effect that interpersonal interaction plays in shaping pedagogical applications between teacher and student. Observing the learning of improvisation within this individualized social…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Creative Activities, Phenomenology
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Southcott, Jane; Li, Sicong – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Active music participation offers a way for older people to sustain wellbeing and health. This article explores the understandings and experiences of a group of older Chinese people who actively participate in singing lessons at the Tangshan Older People University, China. This article uses a phenomenological qualitative research approach that…
Descriptors: Retirement, Singing, College Programs, Older Adults
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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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Giebelhausen, Robin; Kruse, Adam J. – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore educational and social environments of multiple American community ukulele groups. The foundations, objectives, and leadership of four community ukulele groups offer expansions to our understandings of the ways in which people are teaching and learning with the ukulele as well as what are hopefully valuable…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Community Programs, Educational Environment, Music Education
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Johnson, Daniel C.; Matthews, Wendy K. – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this descriptive study was to explore experienced general music teachers' decision-making processes. Participants included seven experienced, American general music teachers who contributed their views during two phases of data collection: (1) responses to three classroom scenarios; and (2) in-depth, semi-structured, follow-up…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Music Education, Music, Faculty Development
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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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Han, Ruochen; Leung, Bo Wah – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
In mainland China, the implementation of the junior secondary school's music curriculum is highly dependent on music teachers' attitudes towards music and music education. This study investigated the possible relationship between teachers' attitudes towards teaching Chinese folk music and their music teaching practice in junior secondary schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, Folk Culture
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Rodríguez, Jesús Rodríguez; Álvarez, Rosa María Vicente – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
Here we present the main findings of a study conducted at the Department of Teaching and School Organization of the University of Santiago de Compostela to explore the perceptions of teachers regarding didactic and music materials used and produced to facilitate teaching in early childhood education. This descriptive and interpretative study…
Descriptors: Music, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers
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Cremata, Radio; Powell, Bryan – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
This article investigates and interrogates notions of student-centered music learning through collaboration in digital spaces. By harnessing the power and potential of Internet networks, one music educator in Miami, FL challenged his students to an online music collaboration project (OMCP) where students were asked to engage in deterritorialized…
Descriptors: Music Education, Research Projects, High School Students, Music
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