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Author Marcel, Linda A.
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Relevant College Music Curriculum ♦ Public Policy Balancing Innovation ♦ Fine Art ♦ Personal Computer ♦ Compelling Factor ♦ Technological Innovation ♦ Technology Competency ♦ Imperative Crux ♦ Technology Support Problem ♦ Curricular Modernization ♦ Way Educator ♦ Brief Historical Account ♦ Collaborative Problem ♦ Fundamental Principle ♦ Collaborative Learning Method ♦ Music Hardware ♦ Institutional Collaboration ♦ Recent Advance ♦ Cohesive Bridge ♦ Student Discovery ♦ Internet Connectivity ♦ National Association ♦ Evolving Music Program ♦ Music Software ♦ College Department
Abstract The paper considers the innovations and impacts of technology on the fine arts. It explores the effect of technology on how music is taught, studied, performed and created. There is a brief historical account of the recent advances in personal computers, MIDI, synthesizers and music software. The standard of technology competency, set by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) is discussed. Other points of information include technology as a catalyst for institutional collaboration. Also considered are ways in which technology supports problem based and collaborative learning methods. Technology is a cohesive bridge to the fine arts and often changes the context of study, creation, and performance of music. Personal computers, MIDI, synthesizers and software are changing the way educators present the fundamental principles of music. As college departments strive to maintain a relevant college music curriculum, technology is a compelling factor for change and can be the imperative crux of an evolving music program. Music hardware, computer aided programs, and internet connectivity inspires curricular modernization as well as projects based on technological innovation. Lecture based instruction is shifting towards teaching strategies based on principles of student discovery and collaborative problem-
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Publisher Institution Bergen Community College