Journal article

Music Activities Delivered by Primary School Generalist Teachers in Victoria: Informing Teaching Practice

Fiona King

AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF TEACHER EDUCATION | EDITH COWAN UNIV | Published : 2018

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to share teacher practice in the inclusion and delivery of music education experiences for children, to inform teacher education and to guide professional learning. It draws on a larger investigation into the music activities delivered by three primary school classroom (generalist) teachers in Victoria, Australia. There is a gap in the literature regarding the music activities and experiences facilitated by teachers in day-to-day classroom learning. The case study investigation inquired into the content, pedagogy, planning and the place of music activities provided to children aged six to eleven. Teacher education is addressed in this paper primarily through the ..

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Funding Acknowledgements

Fiona King, RMIT University, gratefully acknowledges the support of an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship.