Popular music elementary programs: Prince Edward Island teachers' perspectives

Waite, Nicole (2019) Popular music elementary programs: Prince Edward Island teachers' perspectives. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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This qualitative study investigates the perspectives of Prince Edward Island elementary music teachers on topics of popular music and teacher preparation in post-secondary education programs. In-depth interviews were completed with 10 elementary music teachers to investigate their views on the use of popular music in the elementary classroom, their personal definition of popular music, and barriers that they may have encountered when incorporating this style into their programming. Teachers were also asked about their experiences in post-secondary music education programs, what courses they found were most applicable to their current positions, and suggestions they may have for improvements to these programs.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/13862
Item ID: 13862
Additional Information: Includes bibliographical references (pages 63-68).
Keywords: Elementary music education, popular music, Prince Edward Island, teacher perspectives, interviews, grounded theory, post-secondary music education
Department(s): Education, Faculty of
Date: May 2019
Date Type: Submission
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Music in education--Prince Edward Island; Popular music--Study and teaching (Elementary)--Prince Edward Island; Music teachers--Education (Higher)

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