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Praxial Music Education: Reflections and Dialogues

David J Elliott

Abstract

This book contains a collection of essays by nineteen internationally recognized scholars in music education. The writers speak for those in the profession who believe that critical thinking, constructive debate, and dialogues are the lifeblood of music education. By means of their essays, they also speak for those who believe that future music teachers must learn to think for themselves and develop their own philosophies based on their own careful reflections. One of the goals of the book is to provide the field of music education with good models of constructive criticism and mutually enligh ... More

Keywords: music education, praxial philosophy, praxialism, multiculturalism, musical understanding, early childhood education, music, music listening, curriculum development, musical creativity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195385076
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385076.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David J Elliott, editor
New York University