Assessment In Music Education: From Policy To Practice by Don LeblerAssessment In Music Education: From Policy To Practice by Don Lebler

Assessment In Music Education: From Policy To Practice

byDon LeblerEditorGemma Carey, Scott D. Harrison

Hardcover | November 14, 2014

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The contributions to this volume aim to stimulate discussion about the role of assessment in the learning experiences of students in music and other creative and performing arts settings. The articles offer insights on how assessment can be employed in the learning setting to enhance outcomes for students both during their studies at higher education institutions and after graduation.

An international group of leading researchers offers an exciting array of papers that focus on the practice of assessment in music, particularly in higher education settings. Contributions reflect on self-, peer- and alternative assessment practices in this environment. There is a particular emphasis on the alignment between assessment, curriculum structure and pedagogy.

Title:Assessment In Music Education: From Policy To PracticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:296 pagesPublished:November 14, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319102737

ISBN - 13:9783319102733

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Table of Contents

Glossary.- 1. Future Directions for Assessment in Music by Don Lebler.- 2. Backwards Assessment Explanations: Implications for Teaching and Assessment Practice by D Royce Sadler.- 3. Assessment in Music in the European Context: The Polifonia Project by Mary Lennon.- 4. Assessment in Music in the Australian Context: The AiM Project by Don Lebler, Jonathan Holmes, Scott D. Harrison, Gemma Carey, & Melissa Cain.- 5. Challenging Approaches to Assessment of Instrumental Learning by Katie Zhukov.- 6. The Bachelor of Music: Purpose, Desires and Requirements by Heather Monkhouse.- 7. Participants' Perceptions of the Role of Fair and Valid Assessment Tasks in Tertiary Music Education by Melissa Cain.- 8. Assessment and Critical Feedback in the Master-apprentice Relationship: Rethinking Approaches to the Learning of a Music Instrument by Ryan Daniel & Kelly A. Parkes.- 9. Assessing Music Performance Process and Outcome through a Rubric: Ways and Means by Diana Blom, Ian Stevenson, & John Encarnacao.- 10. Embedding Creative and Critical Thinking in Performance Studies - the Challenge by Helen English & Richard Vella.- 11. A Search for Balance: The Development of a Performance Assessment form for Classical Instrumental Music in the Tertiary Context by Eve Newsome.- 12. Linking Assessment Practices, Unit-level Outcomes, and Discipline Specific Capabilities in Contemporary Music Studies by Diane Hughes & Sarah Keith.- 13. New Wine in Old Bottles: Aligning Curricula, Pedagogy and Assessment through Creative Practice in Classical and Contemporary Music by Annie Mitchell.- 14. Assessments for Music Theory: Three Situations by Gerardo Dirié.- 15. The BoPMAT: Bachelor of Music Popular Music Program by Don Lebler.- 16. The Amazing Marking Machine. A Process for Authentic, Efficient Assessment by Jim Chapman.- 17. Assessment and Feedback in Curricula Design for Contemporary Vocal Studies by Diane Hughes.- 18. Musical Theatre Assessment: Perspectives on the Efficacy of Continuous Assessment by Jessica O'Bryan, Scott D.Harrison, & Paul Sabey.- 19. Aligning Student Attitudes, Assessment, and Curriculum Design: A Case Study using "My Life as a Musician" Vocational Preparation Strand by Diana Tolmie & Duncan Nulty.- Concluding Thoughts: Assessment in Music for the 21st Century by Scott D. Harrison, Don Lebler & Gemma Carey.

Editorial Reviews

"As one of the forum attendees at the Queensland Conservatorium's symposium on Assessment in Music, I can offer the view that this will be a highly significant publication in the field of creative arts learning and teaching and is likely to become a 'must-read' resource". Professor Jonathan Holmes, Honorary Fellow at the University of Tasmania, Australia