Journal article

Effective Educational Strategies to Promote Life-Long Musical Investment: Perceptions of Educators

Amanda E Krause, Jane W Davidson

FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2018

Abstract

While research has broadly considered the wide-ranging intellectual, social, personal, and physical benefits of active musical participation across the lifespan, there is little research that explores how music educators work to promote participant investment inside school and beyond. The present research, therefore, aimed to investigate the practices employed by leading music educators within a range of cultural and pedagogical contexts that facilitate investment toward life-long engagement in music. Interviews with North American, European, and Australian music educators with both practitioner and research expertise from within school as well as higher education institutions were undertake..

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