Online Learning In Music

Author: Judith Bowman
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199988188
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Online Learning in Music: Foundations, Frameworks, and Practices offers fresh insights into the growth of online learning in music, perspectives on theoretical models for design and development of online courses, principles for good practice in online education, and an agenda for future research. Author Judith Bowman provides a complete overview of online education in music, including guidelines and accreditation standards for online instruction as well as a look at current research on online learning in music. She also explores several theoretical models for online course design, development, and implementation, before presenting a creative approach to online course design, both for fully online and also for blended courses. As a whole, the book challenges stereotypical views of professors as "sage on the stage" or "guide on the side," characterizing the online professor instead as Director of Learning. Necessary reading for all who work in online learning in music, it also suggests important ways both to prevent problems and also to resolve those that do arise.

Music Learning With Massive Open Online Courses Moocs

Author: L. Steels
Editor: IOS Press
ISBN: 1614995931
Size: 13,42 MB
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Massive Open Online Courses, known as MOOCs, have arisen as the logical consequence of marrying long-distance education with the web and social media. MOOCs were confidently predicted by advanced thinkers decades ago. They are undoubtedly here to stay, and provide a valuable resource for learners and teachers alike. This book focuses on music as a domain of knowledge, and has three objectives: to introduce the phenomenon of MOOCs; to present ongoing research into making MOOCs more effective and better adapted to the needs of teachers and learners; and finally to present the first steps towards 'social MOOCs’, which support the creation of learning communities in which interactions between learners go beyond correcting each other's assignments. Social MOOCs try to mimic settings for humanistic learning, such as workshops, small choirs, or groups participating in a Hackathon, in which students aided by somebody acting as a tutor learn by solving problems and helping each other. The papers in this book all discuss steps towards social MOOCs; their foundational pedagogy, platforms to create learning communities, methods for assessment and social feedback and concrete experiments. These papers are organized into five sections: background; the role of feedback; platforms for learning communities; experiences with social MOOCs; and looking backwards and looking forward. Technology is not a panacea for the enormous challenges facing today's educators and learners, but this book will be of interest to all those striving to find more effective and humane learning opportunities for a larger group of students.

Pedagogy Development For Teaching Online Music

Author: Johnson, Carol
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522551107
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With the shift towards online education, teaching and learning music has evolved to incorporate online environments. However, many music instructors, faculty, and institutions are being challenged on how to evolve their curriculum to meet these demands and successfully foster students. Pedagogy Development for Teaching Online Music is a critical scholarly resource that examines the nature of teaching and learning music in the online environment at the post-secondary level. Featuring a broad range of topics such as online and face-to-face instruction, instructional design, and learning management system, this book is geared towards educators, professionals, school administrators, academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on designing online music courses using a social constructivist framework.

Sociology For Music Teachers

Author: Hildegard Froehlich
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315402335
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Sociology for Music Teachers: Practical Applications, Second Edition, outlines the basic concepts relevant to understanding music teaching and learning from a sociological perspective. It demonstrates the relationship of music to education, schooling and society, and examines the consequences for making instructional choices in teaching methods and repertoire selection. The authors look at major theories, and concepts relevant to music education, texts in the sociology of music, and thoughts of selected ethnomusicologists and sociologists. The new edition takes a more global approach than was the case in the first edition and includes the application of sociological theory to contexts beyond the classroom. The Second Edition: Presents major theories in ethnomusicology, both traditional and contemporary. Takes a global approach by presenting a variety of teaching practices beyond those found in the United States. Emphasizes music education in a traditional classroom setting, but also applies specific constructs to studio teaching situations in conservatories (with private lessons) and community music. Provides recommendations for teaching practices by addressing popular music in school music curricula, suggests inclusionary projects that explore musical styles and repertoire of the past and present, and connects school to community music practices of varying kinds. Contains an increased number of suggestions for projects and discussions among the students using the book.

Computers In Music Education

Author: Andrew Brown
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135865981
Size: 16,56 MB
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Computers in Music Education addresses the question of how computer technologies might best assist music education. For current and preservice music teachers and designed as a development tool, reference resource, and basic teaching text, it addresses pedagogical issues and the use of computers to aid production and presentation of students’ musical works. Written by a music educator and digital media specialist, it cuts through the jargon to present a concise, easy-to-digest overview of the field, covering: notation software MIDI sound creation downloading music posting personal MP3s for mass distribution. While there are many more technical books, few offer a comprehensive, understandable overview of the field. Computers in Music Education is an important text for the growing number of courses in this area.

First Learn To Practice

Author: Tom Heany
Editor: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1457507757
Size: 18,79 MB
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Tom Heany has been involved with music his whole life, as a student, a teacher, a player, a writer and, yes, a practicer - for 13,000 hours, give or take a few. For 16 years he was the Director of Programming for the National Music Foundation, where he developed and ran the American Music Education Initiative and the Berkshire Music Festival. As a contributing editor for the National Guitar Workshop, he wrote about musical subjects ranging from the Grammy Awards to Tuvan throatsinging. For WorkshopLive, NGW's online learning platform, he interviewed guitar, bass and piano teachers about their views on practicing, performing and playing. He has created content for online courses in guitar instruction, folk music, bluegrass and country music, and advised the Boy Scouts of America on the requirements for the Music Merit Badge. Tom has also taught guitar, performed in the rockabilly band Real Gone, arranged the music of George Gershwin and Duke Ellington for solo acoustic guitar and written dozens of songs. First, Learn to Practice is a book about how to practice a musical instrument - any musical instrument. It's suitable for all musicians - professional, amateur, student or beginner. Whether you play in a concert hall or your own basement, First, Learn to Practice can show you how to get the most pleasure, and the most progress, out of your practice time. "Certainly part of the problem in learning how to play an instrument is the way an individual approaches practicing. One must be committed to spending lots of time on eye, ear, and hand coordination; learning how to listen; learning how to sight-read; and, having fun during those many hours of conquering notes on and off the page. But, how many "students" really know how to practice in the first place? The answers can be found in Tom Heany's new book First, Learn to Practice. It is structured in a way that the novice musician who is serious about learning to play can make substantial progress and enjoy the art of practicing while engaged in making music. This very basic text is a must have for all music makers who want to build their mental and physical attitudes toward great practice sessions." Dr. Willie Hill, Director of the Fine Arts Center, the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. "Tom Heany has developed an approach to mastering a musical instrument that is both simple and effective. First Learn to Practice is a must for anyone who is serious about learning to play." David Smolover, Founder of National Guitar Workshop and WorkshopLive

Qualit Tsmanagement Und Lehrentwicklung An Musikhochschulen Quality Management And Teaching Development In German Higher Music Education

Author: Bernd Clausen
Editor: Waxmann Verlag
ISBN: 3830985959
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An Wissenschaftlichen Hochschulen ist Qualitätsmanagement als Querschnittsaufgabe für die institutionelle, curriculare und hochschuldidaktische Strategieentwicklung inzwischen breit etabliert. Musikhochschulen partizipierten aufgrund ihrer institutionellen Eigenständigkeit und weitgehenden Unabhängigkeit vom Universitätssystem sowie ihrer spezifischen Strukturen und Lehrformate bislang nur marginal an dieser Entwicklung. Um dem in der Hochschul-Community sowie von Seiten der politischen Stakeholder zunehmend deutlicher artikulierten Desiderat eines musikhochschulspezifischen Qualitätsmanagements einschließlich einer systematischen Reflexion, Evaluation und Entwicklung von Lehre zu genügen, schlossen sich 2012 zwölf Musikhochschulen im 'Netzwerk Musikhochschulen für Qualitätsmanagement und Lehrentwicklung' mit dem Ziel gegenseitiger Unterstützung zusammen. Zum Ende der 1. Förderphase legen die Netzwerkhochschulen diesen Sammelband vor, in dem die über einen Zeitraum von vier Jahren gesammelten Erfahrungen im Bereich des Qualitätsmanagements und der Lehrentwicklung an Musikhochschulen dokumentiert und reflektiert werden. Die Publikation bringt zahlreiche interdisziplinär erarbeitete Ansätze und Methoden für die Bereiche Hochschulorganisation, Lehre und Personalentwicklung für die deutschen Musikhochschulen zusammen und entwickelt zugleich Perspektiven in Bezug auf die zukünftige Arbeit des Netzwerks sowie des Qualitätsmanagements an den deutschen Musikhochschulen insgesamt.

Music Learning And Teaching In Culturally And Socially Diverse Contexts

Author: Georgina Barton
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319954083
Size: 11,23 MB
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This book examines the inter-relationship between music learning and teaching, and culture and society: a relationship that is crucial to comprehend in today’s classrooms. The author presents case studies from diverse music learning and teaching contexts – including South India and Australia and online learning environments – to compare the modes of transmission teachers use to share their music knowledge and skills. It is imperative to understand the ways in which culture and society can in fact influence music teachers’ beliefs and experiences: and in understanding, there is potential to improve intercultural approaches to music education more generally. In increasingly diverse schools, the author highlights the need for culturally appropriate approaches to music planning, assessment and curricula. Thus, music teachers and learners will be able to understand the diversity of music education, and be encouraged to embrace a variety of methods and approaches in their own teaching. This inspiring book will be of interest and value to all those involved in teaching and learning music in various contexts.

Music Technology And Education

Author: Andrew Brown
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317935004
Size: 19,80 MB
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Music Technology in Education lays out the principles of music technology and how they can be used to enhance musical teaching and learning in primary and secondary education. Previously published as Computers in Music Education, this second edition has been streamlined to focus on the needs of today’s music education student. It has been completely updated to reflect mobile technologies, social networks, rich media environments, and other technological advances. Topics include: Basic audio concepts and recording techniques Enhanced music instruction with interactive systems, web-based media platforms, social networking, and musicianship software Administration and management of technology resources Distance education and flexible learning Music Technology in Education provides a strong theoretical and philosophical framework for examining the use of technology in music education while outlining the tools and techniques for implementation in the classroom. Reflective Questions, Teaching Tips, and Suggested Tasks link technology with effective teaching practice. The companion website provides resources for deeper investigation into the topics covered in each chapter, and includes an annotated bibliography, website links, tutorials, and model projects.

The Oxford Handbook Of Music Education

Author: Gary E. McPherson
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199730814
Size: 15,91 MB
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The two volumes of The Oxford Handbook of Music Education offer a comprehensive overview of the many facets of musical experience, behavior and development in relation to the diverse variety of educational contexts in which they occur. In these volumes, an international list of contributors update and redefine the discipline through fresh and innovative principles and approaches to music learning and teaching.