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

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Successful professional music teachers must not only be knowledgeable in conducting and performing, but also be socially and culturally aware of students, issues, and events that affect their classrooms. This book provides comprehensive overview of social and cultural themes directly related to music education, teacher training, and successful teacher characteristics. New topics in the second edition include the impact of Race to the Top, social justice, bullying, alternative schools, the influence of Common Core Standards, and the effects of teacher and school assessments. All topics and material are research-based to provide a foundation and current perspective on each issue.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 9.65mm | 340g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 15 Halftones, black and white; 5 Tables, black and white; 15 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1138921440
  • 9781138921443

About Steven N. Kelly

Steven N. Kelly is Professor of Music Education in the College of Music at The Florida State University.show more

Table of contents

1. A Sociological Perspective 2. Theoretical Foundations 3. The Purposes of Education 4. Music Education's Role in Society 5. Equality of Education 6. Social Components of Effective Teaching 7. Social Components of Effective Teaching 8. The Teaching Professionshow more

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