Book Chapter

MusicWorks: Supporting Students' Musical Career Paths Through Technology-Enhanced Authentic Learning

Carol Johnson, Kenneth McAlpine, Bradley Merrick

Handbook of Research on Innovative Digital Practices to Engage Learners | IGI Publications | Published : 2019

Abstract

Musicians work with, and around, various forms of technological media and resources. In today's professional environment, musicians face multifaceted work that may include teaching, performing, marketing, promoting, recording, or composing. The musician as entrepreneurial learner becomes a key focus for authenticity within their learning. Music educators, music professionals, and musicians of all ages need to navigate key career choices along their career paths which can be supported by authentic approaches to learning. This chapter explores how enterprise pedagogy and entrepreneurial pedagogy (i.e., authentic learning experiences) provide opportunities for students to reflect on, and prepar..

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