How Creative isMusic Education?<br />C. Victor Fung<br />Email: cvfung@arts.usf.edu<br />URL: http://music.arts.usf.edu<br />
Creativity is Central to Music Education<br />Creativity as an outcome of music education<br />Creativity as a practice of...
Creativity as an Outcome<br />Culture<br />
Creativity as a Practice<br />Creativity<br />
Creativity as an Engine<br />
Major Challenges<br />Definition of creativity in music is unclear to many educators<br />Creativity in music is difficult...
Musical Creativity Can be Exercised in:<br />Composing and improvising<br />Singing and performing<br />Reading and notati...
Strategies<br />Clarify what creativity means in music<br />Find effective ways to identify and evaluate creativity in mus...
Tools for Action in Teaching<br />Technology<br />Discovery learning<br />Informal learning<br />Collaborative learning<br...
Creativity is Absolutely Essential in Music and Arts Education<br />C. Victor Fung<br />Email: cvfung@arts.usf.edu<br />UR...
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Victor Fung2009 Waa Epresentation

  1. 1. How Creative isMusic Education?<br />C. Victor Fung<br />Email: cvfung@arts.usf.edu<br />URL: http://music.arts.usf.edu<br />
  2. 2. Creativity is Central to Music Education<br />Creativity as an outcome of music education<br />Creativity as a practice of music education<br />Creativity as an engine for cultural motion and change<br />Arts education is the most logical and most enjoyable key to cultivate creativity<br />
  3. 3. Creativity as an Outcome<br />Culture<br />
  4. 4. Creativity as a Practice<br />Creativity<br />
  5. 5. Creativity as an Engine<br />
  6. 6. Major Challenges<br />Definition of creativity in music is unclear to many educators<br />Creativity in music is difficult to identify and evaluate<br />Many music educators are prepared to facilitate student’s musical skills development but not so much in creativity development<br />Values in music performance overweigh music creativity in most communities<br />
  7. 7. Musical Creativity Can be Exercised in:<br />Composing and improvising<br />Singing and performing<br />Reading and notating<br />Listening and analyzing<br />Describing and evaluating<br />Understanding music<br />
  8. 8. Strategies<br />Clarify what creativity means in music<br />Find effective ways to identify and evaluate creativity in music<br />Train teachers to incorporate a wide repertoire of teaching techniques for creativity<br />Educate community members about the importance of creativity and its avenues in the arts<br />
  9. 9. Tools for Action in Teaching<br />Technology<br />Discovery learning<br />Informal learning<br />Collaborative learning<br />Problem-solving<br />Decision-making in context<br />Fun, emotion, & expression<br />Topics for Research Also<br />
  10. 10. Creativity is Absolutely Essential in Music and Arts Education<br />C. Victor Fung<br />Email: cvfung@arts.usf.edu<br />URL: http://music.arts.usf.edu<br />

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