Commentary: music teaching and learning during adolescence: ages 12-18

Spruce, G. and Odena, O. (2012) Commentary: music teaching and learning during adolescence: ages 12-18. In: McPherson, G. and Welch, G. (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 1. Series: Oxford handbooks. Oxford University Press: New York, NY, USA, pp. 437-440. ISBN 9780199730810 (hardback); 9780199971213 (ebook) (doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199730810.013.0026)

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This article focuses on music teaching and learning during the adolescent years by identifying and exploring key issues, concepts, and debates that particularly impact on, or are significant for, the musical experiences and development of young people during this period of their lives. A number of key themes emerge from the discussions that cause us to question assumptions about the role of music in the lives of adolescents, including how young people use and relate to music, and the way music educators can best meet the challenges of addressing young people's musical and wider needs in the range of contexts in which their musical learning and experiences take place.

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Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Odena, Professor Oscar
Authors: Spruce, G., and Odena, O.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education > Robert Owen Centre
College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISBN:9780199730810 (hardback); 9780199971213 (ebook)
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