Teaching Music in American Society A Social and Cultural Understanding of Music Education

ISBN-10: 0415992095

ISBN-13: 9780415992091

Edition: 2009

Authors: Steven Kelly
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List price: $53.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/26/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.056

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
A Sociological Perspective
Sociology and Education
Music Education's Relationship to Education
Sociological Basics
Enculturation and Socialization
Summary
Key Items
Questions for Consideration
Theoretical Foundations
Fundamental Sociological Theories
Sociological Theories and Music Education
Summary
Key Items
Questions for Consideration
The Purposes of Education
Defining "Education"
The Purposes of Education in the United States
Music Education's Role in the Purposes of Education
Education and Schooling Instructional Concept Models
Music Education's Relation to Schooling and Education
Summary
Key Items
Questions for Consideration
Music Education's Role in Society
A Brief Overview of the Foundations of Music in American Society
Music's Role in Contemporary Society
Why Do We Need Music?
Music Education's Role in Society
Meeting Challenges to Redefining Music Education
Summary
Key Items
Questions for Consideration
Equality of Education
An Overview of Educational Models of Equality
Groups Affected by Inequalities
Teacher Influence on the Equality of Opportunity
Inequality Among Schools
Equality of Opportunity in Music Education
Music Education Among Different Types of Schools
Summary
Key Items
Questions for Consideration
Social Components of Music Learning
Principle Learning Theories
Intelligence and Music Ability
Summary
Key Items
Questions for Consideration
Social Characteristics of Effective Teachers
Student Characteristics
Motivating Students to Learn
Characteristics of Effective Music Teachers
Developing Effective Teacher Characteristics
Classroom Characteristics
Classroom Organization and Management
Summary
Key Items
Questions for Consideration
The Teaching Profession
The Teaching Profession
Teacher Certification Issues
Teacher Accountability
Teacher Salaries
Tenure and Extended Contracts
Working Conditions
Common Legal Issues
Teacher Unions
The Rewards of Teaching
Summary
Key Items
Questions for Consideration
References
Index
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