Reflecting on reflection-in-action: Supervising practice-based doctorates in music

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Title Reflecting on reflection-in-action: Supervising practice-based doctorates in music
Author Draper, Paul Anthony; Harrison, Scott David
Publication Title Proceedings. 29th World Conference of the International Society for Music Education
Editor Wendy Sims, Lindsey Williams
Year Published 2010
Place of publication Nedlands, Western Australia
Publisher International Society for Music Education (ISME)
Abstract Practice-based doctorates are well established in many creative disciplines, but it is only recently that similar music programs have come under scrutiny. While such doctorates are now offered at many Australian universities, some argue that approaches and expectations may vary widely across institutions to the detriment of the discipline. Similarly abroad, there have been reviews within the Bologna Process to establish a coherent framework for 'third cycle studies' in music. In concert with these developments, this paper draws upon the experiences of its authors as supervisors centrally responsible for the direction of an Australian conservatoire's Doctor of Musical Arts, offering practice-based research pathways for music professionals. Emergent themes include: a lack of prior research-training experience; few established research project exemplars; and, the problematic nature of defining and implementing practice-based research exegeses in music. The paper concludes by offering insights which aim to improve the efficacy of the program and contribute to higher degree music education more widely.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.isme.org/2010/
Copyright Statement Copyright 2010 ISME. The attached file is posted here with permission of the copyright owner[s] for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted. For information about this conference please refer to the publisher's website or contact the author.
ISBN 978-0-9806310-0-5
Conference name 29th World Conference of the International Society for Music Education (ISME)
Location Beijing, China
Date From 2010-08-01
Date To 2010-08-06
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/37162
Date Accessioned 2011-01-04
Date Available 2011-06-20T06:47:20Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Institute for Educational Research; Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre
Faculty Queensland Conservatorium
Subject Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy; Performing Arts and Creative Writing
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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