Music education research : an introduction /

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Oxford University Press,, New York, NY, United States, p.xi, 469 pages : (2023)

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(OCoLC)fst01030367, fast, Instruction and study, Music


Includes bibliographical references and index.The Role of Research in Music Education -- The Typical Components of Music Education Research -- Conducting a Review of Related Literature -- Historical Research -- Philosophical Researchers' Aims and Processes -- Conducting Philosophical Research : Additional Considerations -- Characteristics of Qualitative Inquiry -- Common Elements of Qualitative Research Reports -- Qualitative Case Study Research -- Additional Qualitative Approaches : Ethnography, Grounded Theory, Narrative, and Phenomenology -- Considerations of Quality in Qualitative Research -- Quantitative Descriptive and Correlational Research -- Experimental Research -- Designing Experimental Research -- Measurement -- Descriptive Statistics -- Correlational Statistics -- Determining Differences with Inferential Statistics -- Action Research -- Scholarly Writing : Practice, Patience, and Passion -- Disseminating Research."Designed to be used as a primary text in introductory research methods courses, Music Education Research: An Introduction aims to orient even the most novice researchers toward basic concepts and methodologies, offering sustained attention to historical, philosophical, qualitative, quantitative, and action research approaches, including overviews of how to read, interpret, design, and implement research within each framework. Readers will also find information and advice pertaining to approaches for (a) conducting a review of research literature, (b) scholarly writing, and (c) disseminating their research. This book invites readers to consider how conducting research can serve to satisfy their curiosities while also contributing to the collective professional knowledge of the field"--