Computers in Music Education addresses the question of how computer technologies might best assist music education. For current and preservice music teachers and designed as a development tool, reference resource, and basic teaching text, it addresses pedagogical issues and the use of computers to aid production and presentation of students’ musical works.
Written by a music educator and digital media specialist, it cuts through the jargon to present a concise, easy-to-digest overview of the field, covering:
While there are many more technical books, few offer a comprehensive, understandable overview of the field. Computers in Music Education is an important text for the growing number of courses in this area.
"Computers in Music Education is a welcome addition to the literature on music and technology. The book is admirable in its clarity and extensive coverage of a domain that extends beyond the experience and expertise of many music educators." --Music Forum
'Computers in Music Education is a helpful book for the music education seeking to extend thei knowledge of all types of technology in instructional settings, and extends beyond the narrow focus implied by the title… As a practical guide it has many strengths, not least in its breadth of coverage, and it is likely to promote thinking about key issues for music educators.' - The British Journal of Music