Odena, O. and Welch, G. (2009) A generative model of teachers' thinking on musical creativity Psychology of Music, 37 (4). pp. 416-442. ISSN 0305-7356Full text not available from this repository.
This paper draws on and extends a four-year investigation of creativity in music education with particular reference to the perceptions of six secondary school teachers (Odena, Plummeridge and Welch, 2005; Odena and Welch, 2007). A comprehensive review of recent literature in musical creativity is provided, which complements and reinforces the theoretical framework of the original study. A qualitative approach was used for data gathering, including a video elicitation interview technique and Musical Career Path questionnaires. Taking into account other recent studies, previously unpublished data is examined and a generative model of how the teachers’ thinking about creativity might develop over time is suggested: the teachers’ past in- and out-of-school experiences and their daily classroom teaching shape their perceptions of musical creativity. This occurs as a continuing interaction that has the potential to modify the teachers’ perceptions over time. Educational implications are considered in the conclusion.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||creativity; secondary school; composing; perceptions; teachers’ thinking; model; qualitative methods|
|Subjects:||X000 Education > X200 Education Research
X000 Education > X500 National Curriculum > X510k Music Education
|DOI (a stable link to the resource):||10.1177/0305735608100374|
|Faculties:||Faculty of Education and Sport > School of Education > Education Research Centre|
|Depositing User:||Users 3230 not found.|
|Date Deposited:||17 Dec 2009|
|Last Modified:||03 Jun 2014 15:28|
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