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Teaching, learning and curriculum content

Teaching, learning and curriculum content

Philpott, Chris and Wright, Ruth (2012) Teaching, learning and curriculum content. In: McPherson, Gary E. and Welch, Graham F., (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Music Education. Oxford Handbooks in Music, 1 . Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 978-0-19-973081-0 (doi:

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This article, which addresses the interfaces between learning, teaching, and curriculum in classroom music teaching, presents a theoretical framework drawn from the work of the British sociologist Basil Bernstein that allows for the analysis of different curriculum and pedagogic models in music education. To elaborate on this, a number of different curriculum models are presented and analyzed. Finally, the article shares some thoughts concerning future music curricula, based on Bernstein's principles of democratic rights in education, which focus on the possibility of promoting social justice in the music classroom.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: music, teaching, learning, curriculum content
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Education
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:21

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