Seeking the Significance of Music Education: Essays and Reflections

June 16, 2009|
Seeking the Significance of Music Education: Essays and Reflections by Bennett Reimer
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Noted music educator Bennett Reimer has selected 24 of his previously published articles from a variety of professional journals spanning the past 50 years. During that time, he's tackled issues such as generating core values for the field of music education; the core in larger societal and educational contexts; what to teach and how to teach it effectively; how we need to educate our teachers; the role of research in our profession; and how to improve our future status. Reimer precedes each essay with background reflections and his position, both professional and personal, on effectively addressing the issue at hand. The opening "Letter to the Reader" presents a valuable overview based on his deeply grounded viewpoint. The entire music education profession will benefit from Reimer's perspective on past, present, and future concerns central to the functioning of music education in Seeking the Significance of Music Education: Essays and Reflections.
Bennett Reimer is the John W. Beattie Professor of Music Education Emeritus at Northwestern University, where he was chair of the Music Education Department and founder and director of the Center for the Study of Education and the Musical Experience, a research group of Ph.D. students and faculty. He is the author and editor of some tw...
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Title:Seeking the Significance of Music Education: Essays and ReflectionsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:418 pages, 9.08 X 6.13 X 1.02 inShipping dimensions:418 pages, 9.08 X 6.13 X 1.02 inPublished:June 16, 2009Publisher:R&L EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1607092360

ISBN - 13:9781607092360

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