Nordisk musikkpedagogisk forskning. Årbok 19
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Nordic Research in Music Education Yearbook has been published since 1997 by the Norwegian Academy of Music. This volume (19) includes nine articles. In the opening article Bengt Olsson and Einar Nielsen are discussing assessment of musical performances among conservatory teachers. Special attention is payed to the question of the employed assessment criteria. In the succeeding article Anna-Karin Kuuse reports on an investigation of the social aspects of music education for children and young people. Societal challenges are demonstrating the need for general educational aims such as democracy, equality, social justice and inclusion. In the third article Nadia Moberg looks into reforms of academization implemented in music performance programs in higher education in Sweden. The fourth article by Eyolf Thovsen Nysæther & Tiri Bergesen Schei is about empowering young girls (age 11–19) as instrumentalists in popular music, with special attention to the role of music educators in informal learning settings. In the fifth article, Pia Bygdéus is looking into relational perspectives in the practice of choir directors. Four choir directors have been observed and interviewed. The sixth article by Elisabet Öhrn is based on a keynote presentation at the Nordic Network for Research in Music Education conference organized at the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg, March 14–16, 2017. This article deals with gender and equality in education, with special reference to the contemporary focus on achievement. In the seventh article a research group consisting of Dag Jansson, Pia Bygdéus and Anne Haugland Balsnes attempts to establish a picture of choral conductor education in the Scandinavian countries. The eighth article is by Øyvind Lyngseth. It deals with the practice of music-pedagogical apprenticeship with special regard to the relation between knowledge, know-how and understanding. The final article is made by Tiri Bergesen Schei, Bjørg Solsvik and Edvin Schei. It discusses the ‘audible body’ by means of voice awareness in teacher education. . The last section of the Yearbook provides an updated list of doctoral dissertations from 2017/18 within the field of music education.
Contents. - Introduction. - Tolkningspraktiker och bedömningskulturer – ett projekt om bedömning inom högre musikalisk utbildning / Bengt Olsson & Einar Nielsen. - ”It’s so easy to feel inadequate” – music teachers’ discussions regarding music education and social aims / Anna-Karin Kuuse. - Academic musicians– How music performance students in Sweden re-/negotiate notions of knowledge and competence / Nadia Moberg. - Empowering girls as instrumentalists in popular music. Studying change through Engeström’s cultural-historical activity theory / Eyolf Thovsen Nysæther & Tiri Bergesen Schei. - Relational perspectives in the practices of choir directors / Pia Bygdéus. - Gender and equality in education. Key themes, changes and the contemporary focus on achievement / Elisabet Öhrn. - Nordic choral conductor education: Overview and research agenda / Dag Jansson, Pia Bygdéus & Anne Haugland Balsnes. - Mesterlære – en analyse af forholdet mellem viden, kunnen og forståelse – med referencer til den musikpædagogiske mesterlærepraksis / Øyvind Lyngseth. - Forgetting the audible body. Voice awareness in teacher education / Tiri Bergesen Schei, Bjørg Solsvik Åvitsland & Edvin Schei. - Nordic PhD-dissertations 2017–2018. - Editor group. - Review panel.