So you gotta teach music! A case for advocacy in regional Australian teacher education

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Title So you gotta teach music! A case for advocacy in regional Australian teacher education
Author Klopper, Christopher
Publication Title Celebrating Musical Communities: Proceedings of the 40th Anniversary National Conference, Perth 6th-8th July 2007
Editor Andrea Stanberg, Jonathon McIntosh, Robert Faulkner
Year Published 2007
Place of publication Australia
Publisher Informit
Abstract This paper reflects on empirical data analysed through the employment of quantitative methods obtained from responses to a questionnaire 'So you gotta teach music! With what?'. Observable trends and variables were dominant and significant. This necessitated further analysis of the data and additional testing of the hypothesis that an individual's past music education practices can impact positively or negatively on teacher education student's knowledge and skills of music transfer to young children. The study has assisted in getting to know the music knowledge, values, attitudes and skills of the students but has also provided valuable insight into past music education inherent meanings and experiences. Such insight assists in correlating the student's music knowledge and skills with the desired outcomes of the key learning area - Creative Arts. Furthermore, it offers alternate avenues for learning and teaching strategies and makes a strong case for advocacy of music in regional Australian teacher education.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
ISBN 9780980379204
Conference name ASME XVI 40th Anniversary National Conference
Location Perth, Western Australia
Date From 2007-07-06
Date To 2007-07-10
Date Accessioned 2010-03-19
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Institute for Educational Research
Faculty Faculty of Education
Subject Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
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Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1x

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