Bedford Way Papers Series 29

Music Psychology in Education

January 2006
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  • Publisher
    UCL IOE Press
  • Published
    30th January 2006
  • ISBN 9780854737161
  • Language English
  • Pages 281 pp.
  • Size 5.875" x 8.33"
  • Images figures & tables

The book will be of particular interest to those training to be instrumental and class teachers, and teachers wishing to further their understanding of teaching and learning. It addresses the psychological underpinnings of all elements of music education and provides a short introduction to the field of music psychology.

Preface; 1) Introduction; 2) Music, the Brain and Learning; 3) Early Development; 4) Musical Ability; 5) Listening, Appraising and Responding to Music; 6) Composing and Improvising; 7) Learning to Play and Instrument and Develop Vocal Skills; 8) Learning Through Practice; 9) Motivation and Musical Identity; 10) Assessment; 11) Teachers and Teaching; 12) The Impact of Music Through Life; References; Index.

Susan Hallam

Susan Hallam is Emerita Professor of Education and Music Psychology at the UCL Institute of Education.