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Promising Practices in 21st Century Music Teacher Education
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Promising Practices in 21st Century Music Teacher Education

Michele Kaschub and Janice Smith


Music teacher education has taken heavy criticism for failing to keep pace with the changing needs and interests of twenty-first-century learners. Technological innovations, evolving demographics in the school-age population, and students’ omnipresent access to music and music making all suggest that contemporary teaching and learning occurs in environments that are much more complex than those of the nineteenth century that served as music education’s primary model. This book surveys emerging music and education landscapes to present a sampling of the promising practices of music teacher educ ... More

Keywords: curriculum, innovative practice, music teacher education, music education, pedagogy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199384747
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384747.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michele Kaschub, editor
University of Southern Maine School of Music

Janice Smith, editor
Queens College - City University of New York