Promising Practices in 21st Century Music Teacher Education

Promising Practices in 21st Century Music Teacher Education

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This book surveys emerging music and education landscapes to present a sampling of the promising practices of music teacher education that may serve as new models for the 21st century. Contributors explore the delicate balance between curriculum and pedagogy, the power structures that influence music education at all levels, the role of contemporary musical practices in teacher education, and the communication challenges that surround institutional change. Models of programs that feature in-school, out-of-school and beyond school contexts, lifespan learning perspectives, active juxtapositions of formal and informal approaches to teaching and learning, student-driven project-based fieldwork, and the purposeful employment of technology and digital media as platforms for authentic music engagement within a contemporary participatory culture are all offered as springboards for innovative practice.Preparing twenty-first-century pre-service music teachers to engage children in music-making experiences in schools ... Ten years ago, college students took classes in technology to learn how to create a PowerPoint presentation, to cut andanbsp;...

Title:Promising Practices in 21st Century Music Teacher Education
Author:Michele Kaschub, Janice Smith
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2014-09-01


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