Teaching Music in American Society: A Social and Cultural Understanding of Music Education

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Routledge, Feb 1, 2013 - Music - 200 pages
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Teaching Music in American Society is a comprehensive textbook designed for students who seek to be certified in music education to teach K-12 music in American public and private schools. It covers the issues facing music education, including the functional role of music within school environments and community settings, the role and function of a music teacher within the music profession and the general education profession, the role of music within the overall school curriculum, and the school music program and local, state, and national issues/policies.

 

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Contents

Sociology and Education
7
Enculturation and Socialization
1999
Summary
2001
Theoretical Foundations
2005
Sociological Theories and Music Education
2015
Summary
1
Defining Education
2000
The Purposes ofEducation in the United States
Key Items
Teacher Influence on the Equality of Opportunity
Music Education Among Different Types of Schools
Intelligence and Music Ability
Characteristics of Effective Music Teachers
Summary
Teacher Certification Issues
Working Conditions

Music Education s Relation to Schooling and Education
Music Educations Role in Society
Why Do We Need Music?
References
Index
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