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The Preparation of Music Teacher Educators: A Critical Link

David J. Teachout

in The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 2

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199928019
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199928019.013.0060

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Music

 The Preparation of Music Teacher Educators: A Critical Link

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This article discusses the “ecosystem” within music education that defines teacher education, and reminds educators of their obligation to give music education students the tools needed for them to supersede current practices. It argues that music education is encased in a “closed-loop” system, where teachers teach how they were taught; and where opportunities for transformative change rarely occur within teacher education programs. Breaking this cycle is a key to developing more effective music educators who can question past practices and deal with current and future realities.

Keywords: music education; music teachers; music teaching; creative expression

Article.  1576 words. 

Subjects: Music ; Music Education and Pedagogy

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