Contemporary Music Education:

ISBN-10: 1133956300
ISBN-13: 9781133956303
Edition: 2013
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Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC EDUCATION explores the theory and practice of teaching music by placing it in the broader context of culture and history. This core text offers music education students a practical and rigorous overview of the profession, covering curriculum development, assessment, and advocacy, while examining the changes brought about by technology, social justice movements, and a half-century of educational reforms.

List of Illustrations and Exhibits
Preface
Introduction: American Society and Music Education
Social and Intellectual Foundations of Contemporary Music Education
A Brief History of American Music Education
Early American Music Education
Music Instruction in Schools
Music Education at the End of the Nineteenth Century
Music Education in the Context of Education Reform
The 1950s
The 1960s
The 1970s
The 1980s
National Reports on American Education
Attempting to Fix Education
The 1990s
The Twenty-First Century
Conclusion
Notes
Pivotal Events of the Contemporary Era
A Time of Change for Education and Music Education
The Contemporary Music Project
The Yale Seminar on Music Education
The Juilliard Repertory Project
The Tanglewood Symposium
The Goals and Objectives Project
The Development of Professional Standards
National Standards for Arts Education
Vision 2020: The Housewright Symposium on the Future of Music Education
The Centennial Congress of the Music Educators National Conference
The National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS)
Four Statements of Belief and Purpose
The Recommendations of the Yale Seminar
The Recommendations of the Tanglewood Declaration
The Recommendations of Vision 2020: The Housewright Declaration
The Recommendations of the Centennial Declaration of MENC: The National Association for Music Education
Summary
Notes
Intellectual Currents of the Contemporary Era
Philosophy and Psychology
Philosophy of Music Education
The Historical Basis of Music Education Philosophy
A Utilitarian View of Music Education
Early Music Education in Colonial and Nineteenth-Century America
The Shift from a Utilitarian Belief to an Aesthetic Philosophy
Two Books That Helped Launch the Contemporary Period of Music Education
Bennett Reimer's A Philosophy of Music Education
Music Education Philosophy: An International Pursuit
The Emergence of a Praxial Philosophy
Will Time Ever Be One Unified Philosophy of Music Education?
Psychology and Music Education
Four Themes in Psychology
Jerome Bruner and the Development of Conceptual Learning
Cognitive Psychology and Arts Education
Project Zero
Theories of Multiple Intelligences
Arts PROPEL
Cognitive Psychology Supports Music Education
Specialized Music Education Interests in Music Education and Cognitive Psychology
Support for Music Education from Outside of the Profession
Notes
Advocacy: Connecting Public Policy and Arts Education
Public Policy and Arts Education
Public Policy
Advocacy for Arts Education
Why Is Advocacy Needed?
Arts Education Coalitions
The Twenty-First Century
State Advocacy Efforts
Other Advocacy Efforts
Allies from the Scientific Community
What Advocates Advocate For
The Federal Government and Arts Education
A Brief Overview of Federal Programs That Have Affected
Music Education
The United States Department of Education
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
The Education Professions Development Act of 1967 (EPDA)
The National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities
ArtsEdge
Congress Supports Arts Education
Goals 2000: Educate America Act
The No Child Left Behind Act
Some Relief for Underperforming Schools
Race to the Top
The Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI)
STEM
Conclusion
Notes
The Music Curriculum
Music Education Methods
Conceptual Education
The Dalcroze Method
The Orff Approach
The Kod�ly Method
Manhattanville Music Curriculum Program
Cycle 1
Cycle 1 Skills
Comprehensive Musicianship
Gordon's Music Learning Theory
Discrimination Learning
Inference Learning
National Standards for Arts Education
Final Thoughts
Notes
Materials and Tools of Music Education
Jazz and Popular Music
The National Association of Jazz Education
The Youth Culture
Multicultural Music Education
Legislation Supporting Multiculturalism in Education
Multicultural Music Education
Cultural Authenticity
World Musics or Multicultural Musics?
Teaching Multicultural Musics
Preparing Music Educators for Multicultural Teaching
Technology and Music Education
The Adoption of Technology in Schools
Notes
Areas of Perennial Concern for Music Education
Music Education for Students with Exceptional Needs
Music in Special Education
Legal Bases for Special Education
The Music Student with Exceptional Needs
Gifted Education
Music in Urban Education
The Social Revolution and Education
Students At Risk
Music Education in Urban Schools
Notes
The Education of Music Teachers
Competency-Based Teacher Education
Characteristics of Competency-Based Teacher Education
Competency-Based Music Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education Accreditation
Music Education Methods Courses
Personal Qualities
Musical Competencies
Professional Qualities
Specific Applications of Competency-Based Music Teacher Education
Criticisms of CBTE
Examinations to Qualify for Teaching
The Praxis Series
Professional Certification
The Society for Music Teacher Education
Music Education Research
The Music Education Research Council
The Society for Research in Music Education
Special Research Interest Groups
The NAJME Historical Center
The Journal of Research in Music Education
The Council for Research in Music Education
Other Research Journals
Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning
Research Symposia and Conferences
The Ann Arbor Symposium
The Wesleyan Symposium on the Application of Social Anthropology to the Teaching and Learning of Music
Other Symposia and Conferences
Conclusion
Notes
Finale
Assessments in Music Education
The National Assessment of Education Progress
Goals of the NAEP
Methodology of the NAEP
NAEP in Music
Music Achievement: The First Assessment
Music Achievement: The Second Assessment
The 1997 NAEP in the Arts
The 2008 NAEP Arts Assessment
Summary of the NAEP Arts Assessments
State Assessments
Other Kinds of Assessments
Data Collected by the National Arts Education Research Center
Data Collected by the Music Educators National Conference
Indicators of the Success of Arts Students
Notes
CODA
The Need for a Unified Profession
Belief in the Value of One's Profession
Music Education and the Local Community
Research to Serve Practical Needs
An Active, Vibrant Profession
Note
Bibliography
Index

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