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Orientation to Music Education Structural Knowledge for Teaching Music

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ISBN-10: 0130489220

ISBN-13: 9780130489227

Edition: 2004

Authors: Richard J. Colwell, Liz Wing

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Description:

Appropriate as a supplemental text for all music education methods courses and a core text in music education curriculum. This text is intended to assist preservice and experienced teachers make thoughtful decisions regarding music teaching and learning that are essential to effective practice. It emphasizes contextual issues as well as matters specifically pertinent to the teaching of music in all school settings, and it provides the structural knowledge and seminal questions that need to be addressed in making good choices about what and how to teach in music.
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Book details

List price: $61.40
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/16/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction
The Context for Music Education
Music and Music Education
21st Century Music Education
The Musician Prepares to Teach
The Present
Music's Uniqueness
The Two-Path Program
Principles
Music and the Total School Program
American Society and Support for Schooling
Equity
Society/Culture
Funding and Curriculum
Leadership
Who Makes Decisions? Guidelines for Decisions
Partnerships
Curricular Issues
Forces that Bear Upon the Curriculum
The Marketplace and Democracy
Summary
References
The Educational Landscape
The Educational Ecosystem
The Educational Ecosystem at the Beginning of the 21st Century
Milieu
Reform
School Choice
School Governance and Management
Restructuring
Technology
Desegregation
Church/State
School Finance
Parents
Welfare Reform and Adult Education
Gender Issues
Sexual Harassment/Child Abuse
Subject Matter
Standards
Other Content Reform Efforts
Core Knowledge
Coalition of Essential Schools & Annenberg
Character Education
Assessment
Students
Enrollment
Immigration
Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Teachers
Teacher Preparation
Center for Educational Renewal
Holmes Partnership
Teacher Licensure
The Educational Ecosystem in Retrospect
Footnotes
References
The Significance and Process of Decision Making
Findings from the Field of Education
Psychological Foundations
Piaget
Vygotsky
Brown
Discovery Learning
Bereiter
Dweck
Gardner
Sociological Foundations
Other Objectives of the Music Teacher
Standards
Standards for Arts Education
Voluntary National Standards in Music
The Required Music Program and the Elective Music Program
The Core
Teaching for Understanding
Some Specific Objectives
The Status and History of Objectives in School Music
Philosophy
References
Organizing Instruction
Writing Objectives
Program Objectives
Instructional Objectives
Relationship with Assessment
Plans
Individual vs
Group Objectives
Group Objectives
Individual Objectives
Who Formulates Objectives? Top-Down Objectives
Bottom-Up Objectives
Curriculum Guidelines
Funded Curriculum Projects
The Real Curriculum
Methods Courses and Objectives
Individual Skill Objectives
Individual Skills
Taxonomies
Musical Skills
Skill Learning in General Music
Musical Memory
Skills and Scheduling Implications
Sequencing
Affective Objectives
Related Objectives
Process Objectives: Values, Decision Making, Performance, Problem Solving, Process Objectives
The Performance Process
Group Objectives
Group Cognitive Objectives
Group Affective Objectives
Other Objectives
References
On Becoming and Being a Music Teacher: An Open Letter
Looking in the Rearview Mirror
Looking Around You
Looking Ahead
Moving Along
Postscript
References