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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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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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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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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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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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Shorner-Johnson, Kevin – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
When music education is formalized within schools and non-governmental organizations, it often becomes aligned with justice-oriented aims of providing universal access to music education. This qualitative case study examines the formation of a marching band within a Haitian school in northeastern Haiti. Data sources collected and analyzed included…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nongovernmental Organizations, Music Education, Qualitative Research
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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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Mitchell, Nancy – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
Evaluative performances, such as conservatory examinations and competitions, frequently play a significant role in piano instruction in many parts of the world. Many students participate in these performances as a result of the perception that a program of instruction that is focused on standardized curriculum and evaluation practices will be of…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Motivation, Music, Music Education
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Thorgersen, Cecilia Ferm; Johansen, Geir; Juntunen, Marja-Leena – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
In this study we investigated the visions of 12 music teacher educators who teach pedagogical courses called instrumental pedagogy and classroom music pedagogy in three music academies in Finland, Norway and Sweden. The data were collected through individual, semi-structured qualitative interviews. Drawing on Hammerness' concept of "teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Musical Instruments
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Southcott, Jane; Joseph, Dawn – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
Australia is a country of ongoing migration that embraces diversity, creative expression and cultural activity. Membership of community music groups by older people can enhance life quality, and may provide a space through which cultural and linguistic identity may be shared and celebrated. This qualitative phenomenological case study explores…
Descriptors: Singing, Womens Studies, Females, Phenomenology
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Roulston, Kathryn; Jutras, Peter; Kim, Seon Joo – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
This article reports findings from a qualitative study of adults' perceptions and experiences of learning musical instruments. Conducted in the south-east United States, 15 adults who were learning instruments were recruited via community music groups and private instrumental teachers. Analysis of transcripts of semi-structured interviews…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Learning Experience, Adult Students, Musical Instruments
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Rickert, Dale L. L.; Barrett, Margaret S.; Ackermann, Bronwen J. – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
Injury risks associated with musical performance continue to be a serious problem for professional and student musicians. Much research has focused on the incidence and severity of these problems yet less information is available on the potential influence of health awareness and attitudes to injuries in these populations. This study aimed to…
Descriptors: Injuries, Music Education, Musical Instruments, College Students
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Carrillo, Carmen; Baguley, Margaret; Vilar, Mercè – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
This study explores the influence of professional identity on the teaching practice of four school music educators, two from Spain and two from Australia. Narrative inquiry methodology was utilized in order to investigate the full spectrum of their musical experiences, ranging from their earliest childhood memories to their current positions in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Teachers, Inquiry, Personal Narratives
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