Publication Date

1992

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Miranda, Wilma

Degree Name

M.S. Ed. (Master of Education)

Department

Department of Leadership and Educational Policy Studies

LCSH

Art and state--Illinois||School music--Instruction and study--Illinois

Abstract

The purpose of the study is to examine a teacher prepared middle-school music cycle program presently in place in an Illinois school, and design suggestions for a new program that will integrate the mandated 1985 Illinois State Fine Arts Goals. The basis of this proposal supports the skills oriented ideas expressed in the new state goals and yet also supports the exploratory emphasis of the in-place cycle program. The central focus of the proposed approach will be on the appreciation skills and an understanding of variations among the many types of music. The final chapter will demonstrate one way to incorporate the established music philosophy with the new state goals. A recommendation of learning objectives and a sample lesson plan is suggested at the close of the chapter. Such an improvement in curriculum will not only result in the cognitive development of the youth, but also provides for the social and emotional betterment of the seventh-grade population.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references (pages 36-39)

Extent

iv, 39 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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