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Ableism and Social Justice: Rethinking Disability in Music Education  

Alice-Ann Darrow

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Dec 2015
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May 2016
Many of the societal injustices historically perpetrated against persons with disabilities are well known: educational segregation, inaccessible public buildings and programs, and lack of ... More

Adult Music Learning in Formal, Nonformal, and Informal Contexts  

Kari K. Veblen

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Sep 2012
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Nov 2012
This article examines current research and practice in formal, nonformal, and informal learning for adult music students. In a formal setting, the teacher controls the materials, pacing, ... More

All Theoried Up and Nowhere to Go  

Bennett Reimer

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Sep 2012
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Nov 2012
This article considers the influence of the National Society for the Study of Education Yearbook, Basic Concepts in Music Education (1958), on the actions of music teachers. The Yearbook ... More

Amateur and Professional Music Making at Dartington International Summer School  

Hermione Ruck Keene and Lucy Green

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Feb 2017
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Jan 2017
Music summer schools in the United Kingdom offer a holiday context for “serious leisure” for amateurs, and high-level tuition for aspiring professionals. The majority exist in distinct ... More

Aspiring to Music Making as Leisure through the Musical Futures Classroom  

Abigale D'Amore and Gareth Dylan Smith

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Feb 2017
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Jan 2017
The chapter discusses the centrality of music making to the lives of young people, framing teenagers’ out-of-school music making and attendant identity realization as leisure activities. ... More

Assessing Creativity in Music: International Perspectives and Practices  

Samuel Leong, Pamela Burnard, Neryl Jeanneret, Bo Wah Leung, and Carole Waugh

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Sep 2012
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Nov 2012
This article presents six case studies from England, Australia, and Hong Kong, which illustrate the different ways creativity in music is defined and assessed by teachers and learners in ... More

Assessment and Frameworks in Collegiate Composition Studios  

Gregory Simon

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Apr 2015
This essay examines how undergraduate composition teachers assess growth in their students’ work, and shows how assessment frameworks (such as rubrics) can be useful for college ... More

Assessment in Choral Music Instruction: Overcoming Challenges and Demonstrating Excellence  

Michele L. Henry

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Dec 2015
This article discusses the current state of assessment of student learning in the choral classroom. Assessing in the choral classroom presents many curricular and logistical challenges, ... More

Assessment in General Music Education from Early Childhood through High School: A Review of Literature  

Julie Kastner and Heather Shouldice

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Feb 2016
This literature review synthesizes and analyzes research on assessment in general music from early childhood through secondary schools. Literature has been analyzed for content being ... More

Assessment in Instrumental Music  

Joshua A. Russell

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Nov 2014
Assessment is a necessary and challenging task for many instrumental music educators. Limited instructional time, little to no assessment training, and large class sizes are but a few of ... More

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