Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University. Part. II, Arts and science education Issue 59
2010-12-24 発行

米国における多文化音楽教育に関する研究 : 「多文化の音楽に関する全米シンポジウム」(2006, 2008)を中心に

A Study of Multicultural Music Education in the United States : At the Center of National Symposium on Multicultural Music (2006, 2008)
Kawamura, Kyoko
The purpose of this study is to trace the historical significance of National Symposium on Multicultural Music in the United States in 2006 and 2008. The characteristics of this symposium are as follows. First, a lot of world music is adopted in multicultural music education even today. Secondly, it aims at a curriculum development adapted to a variety of learners. Thirdly, it tries to plan a consistent teaching strategy from kindergarten through university level. Fourthly, the multicultural music education infiltrates practice level. In other words, the feature of multicultural music educational perspective in this symposium is that the following two points are emphasized. First, level of learners is extending in multicultural music education, with which the recognition for the teacher training education is changing. Secondly, multicultural music education is developing according to the actual condition of learners. And this symposium, it also became obvious that contents of learning are changing from learning focused on knowledge and understanding to learning emphasizing multicultural experiences. Moreover, it's significant that this symposium tried to take a concrete policy for the issues faced by the United States.
multicultural music education
world music
United States