Issues in Music Teaching

Issues in Music Teaching

by Chris Philpott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415237181

ISBN-13: 9780415237185

Pub. Date: 05/29/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The purpose of this book is to highlight issues that teachers of music in primary and secondary schools confront in their professional practice. It is intended that readers will be stimulated to:

* question both the assumptions which inform national policy and received wisdom about particular aspects of the curriculum

* debate the fundamental principles on

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Overview

The purpose of this book is to highlight issues that teachers of music in primary and secondary schools confront in their professional practice. It is intended that readers will be stimulated to:

* question both the assumptions which inform national policy and received wisdom about particular aspects of the curriculum

* debate the fundamental principles on which practice should be based

* develop a critical stance in relation to practice which will support them in achieving greater understanding of the curriculum and its implementation in their classrooms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415237185
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/29/2001
Series:
Issues in Teaching Series
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
Notes on contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction to the series
Introduction1
Pt. IThe nature of music and music education7
1Teaching music in schools: some historical reflections9
2The justification for music education21
3Is music a language?32
4Music in society and education47
5Learning in music: complexity and diversity61
Pt. IIThe content, design, implementation and development of the music curriculum77
6The body and musical literacy79
7Creativity and composition in music92
8Continuity and progression in music education105
9Music assessment and the hegemony of musical heritage118
10Music and combined arts131
11Music education in and for a pluralist society142
12Equality of opportunity and instrumental tuition156
13Using ICT in music teaching170
14Resources and activities beyond the school182
15Music education and individual needs194
Pt. IIIProfessional development in music education207
16Teacher development in music209
17Comparative perspectives224
18Research and development in music education238
Index252

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