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Hsiao, Feilin; Gfeller, Kate – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
This review of the literature presents a systematic analysis of the capabilities and limitations of cochlear implant (CI) recipients with regard to music perception. Specifically, it (a) analyzes individual components of music (e.g., rhythm, timbre, and pitch) as they interface with the technical characteristics of CIs and the perceptual abilities…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Speech Language Pathology, Assistive Technology
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Hedden, Debra – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
The purpose of this investigation was to identify the findings of the studies devoted to the child voice, most of which have occurred in the past 25 years, and to present a synthesis of these findings with respect to the pedagogy, or art and science, of teaching children to sing. The data suggest that a philosophical disparity exists about…
Descriptors: Singing, Music Education, Literature Reviews, Teaching Methods
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Oare, Steve – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
The purpose of this study is to describe the decision-making processes of novice band students while engaged in individual practice. Five seventh- through ninth-grade students were videotaped while practicing and subsequently interviewed using retrospective verbal protocol. Students were asked to discuss the goals they had while practicing, their…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
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Alexander, Michael L. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to investigate the confidence, anxiety, and attitude of novice string student improvisers. A form of the Fennema-Sherman Mathematics Attitudes Scales, as modified for improvisation by Wehr-Flowers, was given to middle school and high school string students (N = 121) after their participation in a 4-month improvisation…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Anxiety, Novices, Gender Differences
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Bond, Vanessa L. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
In this review of literature, the author explored the representation of music in early childhood education researcher and practitioner journal articles. Thirty-eight pertinent journal articles were identified in a keyword search for "music" in eight journals. The search was limited to a 5-year period, 2005-2010. Article summaries were categorized…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Journal Articles, Early Childhood Education
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Kruse, Nathan B. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore middle school and high school band students' perceptions of two ongoing school-university partnerships. Interviews and focus group interviews were conducted with school students to capture their unique perspectives and to support the tenets of formative and action research designs. Findings indicated that…
Descriptors: Action Research, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Musicians
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Garrett, Matthew L. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
Music is important to the development of multidimensional future adults. Students have self-reported the value of music in their lives. Music educators, therefore, have a unique opportunity to create inclusive learning environments. Music learning objectives are often rooted in development of rehearsal techniques and performance skills. However,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Sexual Orientation, Music Teachers, Homosexuality
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Hammel, Alice M.; Gerrity, Kevin W. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of professional development instruction on teacher perceptions of competence when including students with special needs in music classrooms. Subjects for the study were in-service music educators (N = 43) enrolled in an online graduate-level course specifically created to address the skills and…
Descriptors: Student Rights, Class Activities, Learning Activities, Teaching Methods
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Kloss, Thomas E. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
Teacher turnover is an important issue in education. Studies have reported that almost half of new teachers leave by their fifth year. The problem is being examined in a number of ways, including the preparation of new teachers, costs to school districts, the impact on student achievement, and models of supply and demand. In the current study,…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Teacher Persistence, Musicians, Faculty Mobility
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Cooper, Shelly C.; Hamann, Donald L.; Frost, Robert – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
Musicians have recognized that physical problems often accompany playing, yet examinations of performance-related injuries and medical problems remain relatively new. The type of instrument played can affect musicians' pain-related problems as well as physical stature. The focus of this study was to determine whether physical intervention--easily…
Descriptors: Music Education, Student Attitudes, Intervention, Pain
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Baker, Vicki D. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to develop a profile of an effective urban music educator in an effort to provide strategies for university teacher training programs to prepare students to teach in urban schools. The study examined urban music teachers' (N = 158) educational background, effective and ineffective characteristics, perceived…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Caring, Teacher Education, Music
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Hackworth, Rhonda S.; Fredrickson, William E. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
The study explored possible effects of instruction (highlighting a choral composition's historical and social context) on perceived musical tension recorded by children (N = 62). Children listened to a recording of Debussy's "Noel des enfants qui n'ont plus de maisons" (The Christmas Carol of the Children who No Longer Have a House/Home)…
Descriptors: Music Education, Social Environment, Translation, Graphs
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VanWeelden, Kimberly – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine which "popular" classical repertoire is familiar and predictable to adolescents. Specifically, the study sought to examine (1) if students had heard the music before, (2) where they had heard the music before, and (3) if they could "name that tune". Participants (N = 668) for this…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Music Education, Classical Music, Retention (Psychology)
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Kuntz, Tammy L. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2011
The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate the music activities that high school band students are involved in and how these activities might lead to lifelong music participation. Specific research questions were the following: (a) In what activities are high school band students involved? (b) What are high school band directors…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Suburban Schools, Rural Schools, Music Activities
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Hruska, Bradley J. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2011
Motivation and leadership are two important factors influencing achievement in today's classrooms. Whereas some students are naturally self-motivated, other students struggle to find the basic motivation to reach their full potentials. Goal theory states that people naturally select goals based on mastery learning achievements or performance…
Descriptors: Music Education, Mastery Learning, Student Motivation, Music Teachers
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