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MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning: Volume 1: Strategies

Richard Colwell and Peter R. Webster


This book brings together the best and most current research on methods for music learning, focusing squarely on the profession's empirical and conceptual knowledge of how students gain competence in music at various ages and in different contexts. The book takes a broad theoretical perspective on current, critical areas of research, including music development, music listening and reading, motivation and self-regulated learning in music, music perception, and movement. The book's companion volume, Applications, builds an extensive and solid position of practice upon the frameworks and researc ... More

Keywords: music learning, music development, music listening, music reading, motivation, self-regulated learning, music perception

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780195386677
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386677.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Colwell, editor
Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Peter R. Webster, editor
John Beattie Professor of Music Education, Northwestern University

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