Small-class teaching in music education in Hong Kong: A good approach to take care of the diversity of students?

Kin YAN LAM

Research output: Other contributionHonours Projects

Abstract

There are numerous academic journals mentioned about how small-class teaching could help catering for the learning differences in ‘main’ subjects under the curriculum. For the rising awareness in music education in Hong Kong, more attention should be given to the approaches of taking care of the diversity in school music lessons. The purpose of the research paper is to discuss whether implementing small-class in music lesson is a suitable method to cater for the diversity. What learning differences existed in school music lessons and what strategies may small-class music lesson used to help taking care of the diversity in class will also be considered in the project. The effectiveness of small-class teaching in general lessons will be mentioned by using literature reviews. Moreover, qualitative research has been adopted as the main methodology that using interviews on music teachers, in order to focus on the music teachers’ opinions and comments on small-class music lesson. Concrete examples on designing small-class music lesson and suggestions of proper adjustment in small-class music lesson would be given. It is hoped that the awareness of universalizing small-class music lesson would be aroused.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • Honours Project (HP)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Music) (Four-year Full-time)
  • Programme code: A4B042
  • Course code: MUS4900

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