The music teaching that I engage in is not set in a classroom because I am not appropriately qualified – and due to injuries I am unable to complete the qualifications I would need to become a classroom music teacher. I am therefore focusing on my individual violin tuition studio, which is only just starting… Continue reading Onward into the Future
Q: You were introduced to the DAW (or sequencer), the step sequencer, and a range of notation software. Do you feel you would like to explore any of these technologies further? A: These musical technologies are now a little less frightening to me, since they have been explained at a fairly basic level. I still… Continue reading Questions I’ve been asked to ponder
Technology provides wonderful opportunities for learning in general, and for music learning, if it is used wisely. I personally feel more comfortable with the way that the music school in Afghanistan uses technology than I do about the use of computer-based learning such as may be used in Liveschool. If I am honest, this is… Continue reading How Much is Enough?
A big thankyou to University of Sydney and their online MOOC course The Place of Music in 21st Century Education. Without their push to create a website, this site would not yet have been created.
The Music Education in the 21st Century MOOC has asked me to answer the following question in about 500 words, using some of the references they provided.
“Outline your position on the question of how much technology and the cultures around digital technology should influence education, and music education, in the 21st Century.”
Having just watched this interview with Richard Gill Counterpoint I am struck by how…