Highly relevant article about Musician-Teacher Partnerships now online

Research group member Ailbhe Kenny has published a new article in International Journal of Education and the Arts, The ‘Back and Forth’ of Musician-Teacher Partnership in a New York City School. In the abstract, Kenny writes: Teaching artists are often a central feature of arts-in-education work in North American schools. This article examines a teaching […]

New article recommendation: Negotiating teacher-artist identities: “Disturbance” through partnership

Ailbhe Kenny, our research group member from Mary Immaculate College, University of Ireland, has recently published a new article on the topic Negotiating teacher-artist identities: “Disturbance” through partnership in collaboration with colleague Dorothy Morrisey. They write in the abstract: This article troubles the notion of “disturbance” in relation to teacher-artist identities within partnerships delivering arts education […]

The Polyphony of Musician-Teacher Partnership: Towards Real Dialogues?

Kari Holdhus has published a new article in Thinking Skills and Creativity volum 31, 2019. The article is entitled The Polyphony of Musician–Teacher Partnerships: Towards Real Dialogues? https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1871187118302347 This article aims to explore and discuss how, on many levels and in many ways, polyphonic dialogues can fluctuate among participants in a multidisciplinary didactic art project […]

When Students Teach Creativities: Exploring Student Reports on Creative Teaching

“When Students Teach Creativities: Exploring Student Reports on Creative Teaching” is an article written by Kari Holdhus and published in Qualitative Inquiry in 2018. In this article, Kari Holdhus shares a journey of research on student teacher reports regarding creativity pedagogies. The empirical material comprises student reports on teaching for creativity. The text draws on the literatures […]

Playing to learn or learning to play? New article in British Journal of Music Education

The article “Playing to learn or learning to play? Playing Rocksmith to learn electric guitar and bass in Nordic music teacher education” was published 16th November 2018 by Sigrid Jordal Havre , Lauri Väkevä , Catharina R. Christophersen  and Egil Haugland in British Journal of Music Education.  This article is based on a case study of how the Rocksmith entertainment music video game can be […]