ABURN, Robert John

MTcng University of Canterbury 2015 Pages:

The dilemma of aural skills within year eleven music programmes in the New Zealand curriculum.

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Link to Thesis: http://hdl.handle.net/10092/11353

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This thesis investigates a perceived dilemma, music teachers and students have about the significance and value aural and listening skills have in relation to Year 11 Music under the National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA). The study considers four teachers’ approaches to the teaching and learning of aural and listening skills, which are based on their own contextual experiences. These experiences have assisted the teachers in the construction of their own knowledge on which they base their own beliefs and pedagogical approaches...

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