Articles about Student Teachers

Influences of Teacher Delivery, Student Engagement, and Observation Focus on Preservice Teachers' Perceptions of Teaching Effectiveness
Journal of Music Teacher Education (Online) (2016) Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 53-64

The purpose of this study was to examine how teacher delivery, student engagement, and observation focus influenced preservice teachers' ratings of teaching effectiveness. Participants (N = 84 preservice teachers) viewed short teaching excerpts of orchestral and choral rehearsals wherein the ...

Arts Teachers' Perceptions and Attitudes on Arts Integration While Participating in a Statewide Arts Integration Initiative
Journal of Music Teacher Education (Online) (2016) Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 12-26

The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions and attitudes of the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program (BTSALP) arts specialists on arts integration. BTSALP arts specialists (N = 50) throughout the state of Utah responded to a ...

Virtual Mentoring of Preservice Teachers: Mentors' Perceptions
Journal of Music Teacher Education (Online) (2016) Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 39-52

The purpose of the study was to describe music teachers' perceptions of the benefits and challenges they experienced as virtual mentors of preservice music teachers. Each mentor was assigned a cohort of preservice teachers who were enrolled in an elementary ...

Technological Affordances for the Music Education Researcher
Update (2016) Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 5-14

The purpose of this study was to examine music education researchers' perceptions of the importance of selected technologies to scholarly inquiry. Participants (N = 460), individuals who had published articles during a 5-year period between 2008 and 2012 in six ...

Differences in Error Detection Skills by Band and Choral Preservice Teachers
Journal of Music Teacher Education (Online) (2016) Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 25-36

Band and choral preservice teachers (N = 44) studied band and choral scores, listened to recordings of school ensembles, and identified errors in the recordings. Results indicated that preservice teachers identified significantly more errors when listening to recordings of their ...

Student, Cooperating, and Supervising Teacher Perceptions of Educational and Musical Interactions During Student Teaching
Journal of Music Teacher Education (Online) (2015) Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 54-73

The purpose of this study was to examine the participants' perceptions of the concurrent educational and musical interactions among student teachers, cooperating teachers, and me as a supervising teacher and participant observer. Two cooperating teachers and two student teachers worked ...

The Influence of Student Teaching Experiences on Preservice Music Teachers' Commitments to Teaching
Journal of Music Teacher Education (Online) (2015) Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 10-22

This study concerned preservice students' commitments to teaching music by comparing potential influencing factors encountered during the student teaching experience. Specific questions were as follows: (a) How committed to teaching were preservice students at the beginning of their student teaching ...

The Effect of Behavioral Contracting on Preservice Elementary Teachers' Performance Achievement on the Soprano Recorder
Journal of Music Teacher Education (Online) (2015) Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 74-87

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of behavioral contracting on preservice elementary teachers' performance achievement on the soprano recorder. Participants were elementary and special education majors (N = 60) enrolled in an undergraduate elementary music methods ...