Although the advancement of audio-visual technology in the past decade have substantially improved the quality of audio and visual delivery in music instruction, music teachers may still not completely satisfied with the current delivery system. When presenting topics which include the introduction of musical instruments, for most music teachers, the usual practice is to show the pictures of the instruments either in the textbook or on the charts, then play back pre-recorded tunes of these instruments through the stereo system. Some teachers may make use of other means of delivery such as sound slides or video; however it is still far from ideal. To address these limitations in delivering music instruction, a new application of multimedia technology designed by the author is presented. The main features of the instructional program are provide to illustrate the potential use by music teachers. Copyright © 1998 The Hong Kong Institute of Education.
|Title of host publication||Science technology education: Broadening classroom experiences with science and technology: Science & Technology Education Conference '98 proceedings|
|Editors||Kenneth S. VOLK , Wing-mui, Winnie SO|
|Place of Publication||Hong Kong|
|Publisher||The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Education Dept., Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education and Hong Kong Association for Design and Technology Education|
|Publication status||Published - 1998|