Articles about Music Education

Uncommon Commonalities: Cosmopolitan Ethics as a Framework for Music Education Policy Analysis
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 87-95

Contemporary American education policy rhetoric is problematic because its authors' assertions, particularly those about the goals of education, frequently conflict with their implied moral and/or ethical commitments. This philosophical policy analysis uses Appiah's cosmopolitan principles to examine the ethical implications ...

Exploring the Global Decline of Music Education
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 96-103

This article seeks to explain the disjuncture between the decline of music education in schools and the importance music has in popular youth culture and in creativity within the new knowledge economy. The data discussed in this article have been ...

Editorial
Canadian Music Educator (2016) Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 2

 

Building a Collaborative Commons Within Public Education: Victoria's Cooper Smith Music Library Collection. A Case Study - Part 2 of 2
Canadian Music Educator (2016) Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 8-12

The Cooper Smith Music Library Collection (CSMLC) holds over 9,000 sets of choral octavos, vocal and instrumental jazz charts, musicals, ukulele arrangements, and string orchestra selections. It houses a large inventory of string instruments available for rent, two pianos, a ...

Fumbling Towards Vulnerability: Moving Out of the Familiar for Music Education's Sake
Canadian Music Educator (2016) Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 22-24

As a young teacher that is still fairly new to the profession, I am constantly striving to find a balance in my own teaching practice that honours both the traditional past of music making, as well as infusing a more ...

Inclusive Music Education in Quebec: Shifting Paradigms
Canadian Music Educator (2016) Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 29-32

In Quebec, music education is offered in a context of school integration the primary and secondary levels. This article paints a portrait of the situation by detailing the paradigm of inclusive education and modality of integration. The integration of students ...

Music: A World of Opportunities for Sightless Students Part 2 of 2: Memory is the Key
Canadian Music Educator (2016) Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 57-58

This column highlights the importance of memorizing music for sightless music student and outlines various memorization methods that are important for such an individual to develop. The practical strategies include; learning by rote, reading/using Music Braille copies of scores, and ...