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Music education and GCSE Music

Spruce, Gary and Atkinson, P (2002). Music education and GCSE Music. In: Spruce, Gary ed. Aspects of teaching secondary music : perspectives on practice. OU Flexible PGCE Series. London, UK: Routledge/Falmer, pp. 216–227.

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Aspects of Teaching Secondary Music provides a practical illustration of the skills, knowledge and understanding required to teach music in the secondary classroom. Musical concepts and ideas are discussed and a critical examination of key issues is given. This encourages the reader to engage with these thoughts and consider their views and beliefs in terms of how they will influence their potential to teach music in an inspired and effective manner.
Gary Spruce draws on his long experience as a practitioner for the good of this book, with can be used along side the reader: Teaching Music in the Secondary School to form a comprehensive resource for those studying for the PGCE. These combinations of practical and theoretical books are available in a range of subjects to accommodate all on the course.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-415-26085-X, 978-0-415-26085-5
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Education
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 1002
Depositing User: Users 12 not found.
Date Deposited: 23 May 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:45
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