Alternative Approaches in Music Education Case Studies from the Field

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  • Copyright: 2010-10-16
  • Publisher: R&L Education
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This book provides personalized case studies of music programs that are engaging in alternative approaches. The diversity of these real-world case studies will inspire questioning and curiosity, stimulate lively discussion and innovation, and provide much food for thought.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Prek-12 Case Studies
Opening Spaces in the Instrumental Music Classroomp. 3
Guitar Class and the Popular Music Ensemblep. 15
Toward a New Conception of World Music Education: The Virtual Field Experiencep. 29
Discovering World Music and Children's Worlds: Pedagogy Responding to Children's Learning Needsp. 41
The Lakewood Project: Rockin' Out with Informal Music Learningp. 57
Music Tech, Adaptive Music, and Rock Band 101: Engaging Middle School-Age Students in General Music Classp. 67
Rock 'n' Roll High School: A Genre Comes of Age in the Curriculump. 83
Lead Lines, Licks, and Everything in Between: Popular Music in a Preschool Music Classroomp. 95
Starting Young: Developing a Successful Instrumental Music Program in Kindergartenp. 105
Music in Cyberspace: Exploring New Models in Educationp. 111
Exploring the Creation of Music through Film Scoringp. 119
Alternatives to Music Education: East Meets West in Music Educationp. 131
Steel Drums in a Middle School Settingp. 139
Talkin' Turkey: Incorporating Music from Turkey in the Elementary General Music Classp. 151
Enhancing the Instrumental Music Program with Creativityp. 161
School to Community and Higher Education Case Studies
O Passo (The Step): A Critical Pedagogy for Music Education from Brazilp. 177
Cultural Bearers in the Children's Choral Ensemblep. 189
A Unique Collaboration: The Fairview Elementary School String Projectp. 201
New Wine in Old Skins: Making Music with Older Adultsp. 213
Compose Yourself: Older People and GarageBandp. 227
Democratic Jazz: Two Perspectives on a Collaborative Improvisation Jazz Workshopp. 243
If the Shoe Fits: Tapping into the Potential of an Undergraduate Peer-Teaching Experience to Promote Music Teacher and Music Teacher Educator Socialization and Identityp. 257
Crossing Borders: Building Bridges for an International Exchange in Music Teacher Educationp. 271
The Rock Project: Informal Learning in Secondary General Methodsp. 283
Rekindling the Playful Spirit: Learning to Teach through Playp. 297
About the Contributorsp. 307
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