Utilizes excerpts from an undergraduate elementary education student's journal to examine generalist teachers ' attitudes towards musical competency and the necessary qualifications for teachers. Traces one teacher 's recognition of her own musicality and the corresponding influence on her feelings of competency to teach this subject in an…. The purpose of this descriptive case study was to examine the developing music teacher identity of four student music teachers by exploring the meanings of music making and the intersections of music making and teaching.
Participants all had dual student teaching placements: elementary general music and secondary band. Data were generated through…. This study was a descriptive study that investigated prospective music teachers ' early teacher identity. The study made use of a general screening model.
Participants of the research is consists of fourth-year music teacher candidates. The study was conducted in the spring semester of the academic year at the music teaching…. Reflections on Music Teacher Education. In this article, the author proposes that now is a propitious time to consider developing one or more distinctive teacher education programs in music. Undergraduate education should prepare some educators for more than excellence in the classroom, the concern of Karl Gehrkens in the s.
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Music Objectives: Second Assessment. The document describes the development of objectives and presents objectives formulated by music educators, lay individuals, and the National Assessment of Educational Progress NAEP staff in Objectives from the first music assessment were reappraised, reviewed, and revised to include greater breadth of application, greater emphasis on the…. Music teacher candidates spend part of their Bachelor education in practice schools with mentor teachers before starting work.
Observing music teachers in the classroom empower candidates to understand how music teaching and learning occur in classrooms, and also enlightens them on how mentor teachers teach, which then expands their awareness…. A series of reviews dating back to the s and a body of research literature points to the inadequate delivery of music education by generalist primary school teachers in Australian schools. Despite recommendations for specialist music teachers to teach music in all Australian primary schools to counter this ongoing trend, such an approach has….
Current inclusive pedagogical thinking advocates that learning should begin with what the learner can already do. As children bring rich musical experiences with them into school, primary generalist student teachers also bring rich experiences of music and music -making into their initial teacher education programmes.
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Performance-based assessments allow teachers to systematically observe skills used or demonstrated by students when they create a product, construct a response, or make a presentation McMillan These assessments are grounded in performance-based tasks that elicit students' responses in relation to the outcomes of instruction. The criteria…. Assessment continues to be a topic of discussion and concern for many music educators and music teacher educators.
The discussion of assessment in music education can spark lively and passionate debate among music educators, music teacher educators, students, policy makers, and parents alike. This article offers a discussion of some of the…. This researcher had two purposes. The investigator's purpose in this action research was to develop a working prototype of a music teacher digital portfolio within the Moodle environment, which included artifacts, as they relate to New York State's Annual Performance Review APPR legislation.
The regulation on teacher evaluation is New York State…. A qualitative study was completed to identify and study the content of selected elementary general music teachers ' evaluations of their own instruction and the instruction of another elementary general music teacher. Participants represented a variety of educational backgrounds and teaching experience: Teacher A 9 years teaching Grades at….
This study examined the utilisation of multicultural music education by Malaysian music teachers , with an emphasis on the relationship between music teachers ' attitudes and their subsequent degree of effort in developing and implementing multicultural music education in their music classes. Respondents for the study were music teachers ;…. Although much has been written about professional development in general education and music education literature, little has addressed the benefits of music -making as meaningful professional development for music teachers. For music teachers , music -making and meanings of music -making have been connected with teachers ' identity, well-being,….
Music Teacher as Writer and Producer. In this article I attempt to redefine the role of a music teacher as being more than a director, the more traditional term ascribed to this position.
I do this by using descriptions of the role of "writer" and "producer" of student lives borrowed from music education philosophy, screenwriting, and professional music producers. This vision is…. The purpose of this study was to examine how undergraduate music education students identify, through a reflective writing exercise, the major characteristics of successful and unsuccessful teachers. We asked two research questions: 1 How did preservice music teachers describe successful and unsuccessful teachers 2 How did perceptions differ….
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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…. Motivation and the Master Music Teacher.
Addresses the issue of master music teachers ' motivation. Describes motivation as a learned habit reflecting these characteristics: clarity of purpose, delayed gratification, consistent persistence, continual self-evaluation, open-mindedness, emotional maturity, no fear of failure, and self-discipline. Attributes master music teachers ' success to…. A major challenge currently facing Pennsylvania music educators and many music educators across the country is change to the evaluation process of teachers in Non-Tested Grades and Subjects NTGS.
The law directing this change is known as Act 82 and comes from the Pennsylvania legislature, authorized through House Bill The Pennsylvania…. 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 '….
Debating Assessment in Music Education. Music education organizations achieved a huge success in Texas several years ago when legislation declared music as a part of the core curriculum. Similarly, more recent national education legislation like No Child Left Behind has recognized music as a core curricular subject. Since that time, little has been done to assess music students to…. We have gathered opinions from experts, i. The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences of seven music educators who conducted teacher research in their classrooms and to document whether the teachers and the local school district considered the project as professional development.
Research questions included: 1 How do these music educators describe the experience of planning…. While policies at all levels affect music educators, and music education researchers have called for increased attention to policy issues, few have explored preservice music teacher educators' beliefs about policy. Previous research studies related to teacher quality have found that teacher attrition rates are at an all-time high.
Although much research has been conducted in the area of job satisfaction within the general teaching population, few studies of job satisfaction exist for instrumental music teachers. The purpose of this correlational study was to…. This paper explores firstly the sense in which improvisation might be conceived of as an informal music education process and, secondly, the effects of a course in free improvisation on student teachers ' perceptions in relation to themselves as musicians, music as a school subject and children as musicians.
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The results of a study conducted in two…. Prior research has revealed that non- music specialist trainee primary school teachers lack confidence in teaching music in spite of changes to teacher training and the introduction of music in the National Curriculum in England. The current study investigated the effects on non- music specialist trainee primary teachers ' confidence to teach music….
The purpose of this qualitative collective case study was to examine the ways an elementary general music teacher 's curricular beliefs and practices influence the expression of " music in identity" and "identity in music " for second-generation students.
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In addition to the music teacher , participants were 4 students whose…. Provides a concise overview of the working conditions and challenges faced by independent music teachers IMT. Most IMTs function in a number of capacities, as performer, teacher , and entrepreneur.