Abstract and Keywords
Digital technology is a source of continual change in our society. The ongoing miniaturization of devices, as well as increases in computing power, connectivity, and affordability of devices, are providing ever-higher levels of access to digital technology for music educators and their students. This chapter focuses on the work in the field that addresses the opportunities and challenges for music education provided by technology. Specifically, frameworks for viewing technology within pedagogical practice are reviewed, as well as specific technology competencies needed by music educators. Research addressing the state of technology in music education and music teacher education is shared, followed by summary recommendations.
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