Advisor(s) - Committee Chair
Thomas Watson, Paul Power, Claude Frady
School of Teacher Education
Master of Arts
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of self-instruction on achievement in elementary school music at the fourth grade level. In order to study this effect, the investigator will seek answers to the following questions:
- Which methods of self-instruction are most applicable to children at the fourth grade level?
- What concepts are basic to the understanding of music?
- What studies have been concluded to define the range of conceptual developments among fourth graders?
- What materials and activities are most effective in achieving the desired results based on the above considerations?
- Is I.Q. a significant factor in musical achievement in this particular investigation?
- Can musical achievement be directly affected by the addition of self-instruction?
Arts and Humanities | Curriculum and Instruction | Education | Elementary Education | Elementary Education and Teaching | Music | Music Pedagogy | Teacher Education and Professional Development
Austin, Jane, "The Application of Self-Instruction to Elementary School Music" (1971). Masters Theses & Specialist Projects. Paper 1875.