NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Teachers6
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 121 to 135 of 250 results Save | Export
Bowles, Chelcy; Dobbs, Teryl; Jensen, Janet – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2014
This study investigated influences encouraging active music engagement beyond the high school and college years among nonmusic majors who are actively engaged in music. A web survey yielded a 50% response rate (N = 476) from nonmajor students enrolled in performing organizations at a large Midwestern public university, whose responses addressed…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Nonmajors, College Students, Lifelong Learning
Cranmore, Jeff; Fossey, Richard – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2014
Various issues relating to education and religion continue to appear in federal court. One issue that is most relevant to music educators is the use of religious music in school music curriculum. Although no federal guidelines exist as to what is acceptable usage, a number of federal cases have addressed the various issues, from the use of…
Descriptors: Religion, Music Education, Federal Legislation, School Districts
Cunningham, Deborah A. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2014
This qualitative study investigated the role of music in the lives of those affected by the Holocaust. Participants were identified through purposeful and snowball sampling techniques, and a total of five were selected based on their connection to the Holocaust. Participants included those incarcerated in camps and ghettos, those who escaped…
Descriptors: Music, Death, Music Education, European History
Rohwer, Debbie; Svec, Christina – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2014
The purpose of the study was to describe research leaders' perceptions of the relative importance of various research preparation opportunities for future music education professors. The 122 questionnaire respondents answered 38 Likert-type and open-ended content questions that asked about research experiences, research skills, research resources,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, Likert Scales, Research Skills
Buonviri, Nathan O. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2014
Based on the needs for viable melodic dictation strategies and thoughtful approaches to teaching prerequisite skills, the central research question guiding this qualitative study was as follows: What strategies do dictation takers describe having used on successfully completing a standard melodic dictation? Six sophomore music majors, recommended…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Majors (Students), Undergraduate Students
Fisher, Ryan A.; Scott, Julie K. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of vocal register use and age on the perceived vocal health of male elementary music teachers. Participants (N = 160) consisted of male elementary music teachers from two neighboring states in the south-central region of the United States. Participants responded to various demographic questions…
Descriptors: Age, Singing, Statistical Analysis, Males
Burrack, Frederick William; Payne, Phillip; Bazan, Dale E.; Hellman, Daniel S. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate the existence and impact of budgetary cutbacks to music teaching positions and district funding in three Midwestern states, namely Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri. The results revealed cuts to staffing and district funding of music programs without a reduction in student enrollments in 2011-2012…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Budgets, Financial Problems
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Juchniewicz, Jay; Kelly, Steven N.; Acklin, Amy I. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate the rehearsal characteristics of "superior" middle and high school band directors. A total of 131 respondents from Florida, Kentucky, and North Carolina who received a "superior" rating for 4 out of the past 5 years, completed an open-ended essay question online asking them to…
Descriptors: Musicians, Drills (Practice), Music Education, Best Practices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bugos, Jennifer A. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2014
The purpose of this project was to examine adult learning perceptions of a model music program with group piano instruction and group percussion ensemble for beginning-level musicians (ages 60-86 years). Participants were matched by age and education to two 16-week music programs. Forty participants completed a post-training questionnaire related…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Older Adults, Musical Instruments
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wristen, Brenda G. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2013
Performance anxiety among musicians and music students has been widely addressed, but far less attention has been given to examining the rates and characteristics of broader mental distress in this population. This study examined depression and anxiety in music students at one university. A considerable number of students reported symptoms…
Descriptors: Music Education, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology), Music
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Millican, J. Si – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2013
Pedagogical content knowledge, the particular ways that teachers understand their subjects in order to instruct others, has been described and explored in the math and science education fields in some depth, yet little research exists illustrating this concept in music instruction. I used a descriptive approach to explore expert beginning band…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Questioning Techniques, Music Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Norris, Charles E. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2013
This study investigated children's tonal awareness by measuring their abilities to detect dissonance in major tonality using the author-created "Tonal Dissonance Detection Test." A two-way analysis of variance of 312 elementary school subjects' Tonal Dissonance Detection Test scores revealed that first- and second-graders' dissonance detection…
Descriptors: Music Education, Statistical Analysis, Elementary School Students, Scores
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Edgar, Scott N. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2013
There are more knowledge bases, skills, and dispositions that teachers need to have than can be covered in undergraduate music teacher education. One knowledge base that music teachers could benefit from, which is rarely covered in preservice teacher education, is social emotional learning (SEL) and techniques to implement it in their classrooms.…
Descriptors: Music Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Music, Professional Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Todd, Jennifer R.; Mishra, Jennifer – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2013
Listening to, analyzing, and describing music, is perhaps the most difficult standard to present effectively in allotted classroom time. The purpose of this literature review is to better understand what constitutes effective listening instruction by examining students' listening practices, receptiveness, attentiveness, and activities that lead to…
Descriptors: Listening, Classical Music, Aural Learning, Music
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
West, Chad – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2013
John Dewey knew that when students were actively involved in their learning, they were more motivated and achieved higher. Unfortunately, our practices often negatively affect motivation, such as when teachers emphasize competition, social comparison, normative grading criteria, public forms of evaluation, and ability self-assessment. Most…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Music Education, Music, Attribution Theory
Pages: 1  |  ...  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  12  |  13  |  ...  |  17