MCPHEE, Eleanor A.

PhD University of Western Sydney 2013 Pages:

Shared concerns : investigating ways instrumental teachers learn to teach

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Link to Thesis: http://researchdirect.uws.edu.au/islandora/object/uws%3A21037/datastream/PDF/download/citation.pdf

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Instrumental teachers are generally highly trained and skilled performers who are self-taught educators, a situation further complicated in Australia by the lack of mandatory formal studio-teacher accreditation. Research from Australia and other countries with a similar lack of studio teacher training, suggests that this results in teachers who are focused on transmitting musical skills following a master/‚Äčapprentice conception of teaching and learning and who teach following the model that they were exposed to, with little reflection...

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