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Title:The Status of Music Teacher Education in Taiwan, the Republic of China: An Application of Fuzzy Set Theory
Author(s):Chiang, Ming
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Boardman, Eunice
Department / Program:Education
Discipline:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Education, Secondary
Abstract:The major findings of this study included: (1) music specialists with professional music teacher education were in serious shortage at elementary and junior high schools, especially in small-sized schools; (2) the most satisfactory, beneficial, and important courses in the perceptions of all respondents included Applied Music, Chorus, Conducting, and Music Appreciation; (3) the teaching of observing cooperative music teachers was rated as the most beneficial experience for school music teachers; (4) the proportion of music and music education courses needed to be increased in music teacher education programs; (5) field experiences and student teaching should be arranged sequentially and systematically through the four-year music teacher preparation programs; (6) a partnership of music education faculty and school music teachers should be strengthened to promote the positive effect of teaching practice; (7) the criterion of music teacher certification should be established clearly and systematically; (8) more centers of regional in-service teacher workshops and resource and graduate programs in music or music education at colleges should be established to increase the opportunities of continuing education for in-service music teachers.
Issue Date:1998
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:251 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/80237
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9904409
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:1998


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