1st Edition

Issues in Music Teaching

Edited By Chris Philpott, Charles Plummeridge Copyright 2001
    272 Pages
    by Routledge

    276 Pages
    by Routledge

    Issues in Music Teaching stimulates critical reflection on a range of topics related to the teaching and learning of music in both the primary and secondary school, including:

    • the place of music in the curriculum
    • the nature of music and music education
    • ICT and music education
    • music education and individual needs
    • continuity and progression in music education

    The book prompts the reader to be analytical and critical of theory and practice, and to become an autonomous professional and curriculum developer.

    Part One: The Principles of Music and Music Education 1. The Growth of Music Education 2. The Justification for Music Education 3. The Nature of Music and Music Education 4. Music in Society and in Education Part Two: The Curriculum: content, design, implementation and development 1. Musical Learning and Development 2. Teaching for Learning Music in the Classroom 1 3. Teaching for Learning Music in the Classroom 4. Continuity and Progression 5. Pupil Assessment 6. Music and Combined Arts 7. Music Education in and for a Pluralist Society 8. Resources and Activities 9. ICT and the Music Teacher? 10 Equality of Opportunity in Music Education 11 Music Education and Special Needs Part Three: Professional Issues 1. Teachers and Teacher Education 2. Some Comparative Perspectives 3. Research and Development in Music Education


    Chris Philpott is Principal Lecturer in Education at Canterbury Christ Church University College.
    Charles Plummeridge is Senior Lecturer in Education at the Institute of Education, University of London.