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Group piano pedagogy at the College of Basic Education, Kuwait

Alosaimi, Mohammad F O M A (2018) Group piano pedagogy at the College of Basic Education, Kuwait. PhD thesis, University of York.

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Abstract

The study presents an exploration of students’ and teachers’ attitudes and beliefs towards group piano pedagogy at the College of Basic Education in Kuwait. A mixed-methods research design using observation, focus groups, semi-structured interviews and questionnaires gathered data which was analysed to develop understanding of group piano pedagogy at CBE. This was viewed in relation to international practice through comparison with piano pedagogy for group learners in UK education contexts. The findings from the UK context suggested potential ways in which the CBE pedagogy could be developed, and the overall findings reveal challenges for teachers and learners within group piano pedagogy relating to resources, curriculum content, learner engagement and institutional provision.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Academic Units: The University of York > Music (York)
Depositing User: Mr Mohammad Alosaimi
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2019 13:21
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2019 13:21
URI: http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/23947

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