Corpus ID: 149250849

An investigation of the assessment practices of elementary general music teachers in Iowa

  title={An investigation of the assessment practices of elementary general music teachers in Iowa},
  author={M. Swanson},
  • M. Swanson
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Assessment, leading to informed decisions, is an integral part of music education and may be a means to justify the importance of music as a valued content subject (Brophy, 2000). The purpose of this study was to describe the elementary general music assessment practices in Iowa. The study was framed using Stiggins’ (2005) categorical definition of assessment as gathering, organizing, summarizing, and reporting data. Mixed methodologies were utilized to gather data regarding these four… CONTINUE READING


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