The Enjoyment of Music

The Enjoyment of Music


  • Author : Joseph Machlis
  • Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2007-05-03
  • Genre: Music
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  • ISBN 10 : 0393174204


The Enjoyment of Music Book Description :

Used by more than 3.5 million students, The Enjoyment of Music has been the most trusted introduction to music for over five decades. The Tenth Edition reaffirms this status in a thoughtful revision offering a more diverse repertory and a stronger emphasis on the cultural significance of musical styles and periods. Responding directly to the needs of today’s students, Professor Forney has completely rewritten the chapters on musical elements for accessibility and integrated the textbook material with powerful new multimedia learning tools. These resources—the Student Resource DVD, StudySpace, and the Online Listening Lab—reinforce important concepts from the text through interactive, hands-on learning....

The Oxford Handbook of Assessment Policy and Practice in Music Education

The Oxford Handbook of Assessment Policy and Practice in Music Education


  • Author : Timothy Brophy
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-02
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190248154


The Oxford Handbook of Assessment Policy and Practice in Music Education Book Description :

In the music classroom, instructors who hope to receive aid are required to provide data on their classroom programs. Due to the lack of reliable, valid large-scale assessments of student achievement in music, however, music educators in schools that accept funds face a considerable challenge in finding a way to measure student learning in their classrooms. From Australia to Taiwan to the Netherlands, music teachers experience similar struggles in the quest for a definitive assessment resource that can be used by both music educators and researchers. In this two-volume Handbook, contributors from across the globe come together to provide an authority on the assessment, measurement, and evaluation of student learning in music. The Handbook's first vol...

The Enjoyment of Theatre

The Enjoyment of Theatre


  • Author : Kenneth M. Cameron
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Performing Arts
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  • ISBN 10 : IND:30000088062926


The Enjoyment of Theatre Book Description :

"The Enjoyment of Theatre's" balanced coverage of performance and history provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to theatre for both majors and non-majors. This text covers the full span of theatre's 2,500-year history as well as performance/production topics such as playwriting, acting, directing, and the theatre industry. The 6th Edition features major revisions while continuing to bring students the expertise of a proven author team--one whose strong academic credentials combine with a wealth of theatre experience. Cameron and Gillespie make theatre come alive for all students by showing them how theatre is, and will continue to be, relevant to their everyday lives. New and Notable Features: " Offers a balance of history and performa...

Individual Differences and Personality

Individual Differences and Personality


  • Author : Michael C. Ashton
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06-01
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780128098462


Individual Differences and Personality Book Description :

Individual Differences and Personality, Third Edition provides a comprehensive overview of research on personality. The book begins with the main approaches to the study of personality, basic principles of personality measurement, the concept of personality traits, and the major dimensions of personality variation. Further chapters review personality change and stability, biological causal mechanisms, genetic and environmental influences and evolutionary adaptive function. Personality disorders are examined as are life outcomes—such as relationships, work, health, and others—that are predicted by personality characteristics. The book additionally examines important individual differences, such as mental abilities, vocational interests, religious ...