Journal article

The evolution of technology-based approaches to music teaching and learning in Australia: A personal journey

Robin Stevens

Australian Journal of Music Education | Australian Society for Music Education | Published : 2018


The use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a tool for teaching and learning both in Australia and overseas is now very much taken for granted across all areas of learning and at all levels of education. But how did this addition to the range of pedagogical means and methods employed in music education come about? This article is written from a dual perspective - as a music education historian and as an early adopter and promoter of technology-based approaches to music education in Australia. The first part of the article is largely autobiographical as I recount my experiences as a tertiary academic with reference to developments in technology infrastructure (hardware and s..

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