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Globalizing Music Education

A Framework (Counterpoints: Music and Education)
Narrated by: Ginger White
Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins

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Publisher's Summary

How do globalization and internationalization impact music education around the world? By acknowledging different cultural values and priorities, Alexandra Kertz-Welzel’s vision challenges the current state of international music education and higher education, which has been dominated by English-language scholarship. Her framework utilizes an interdisciplinary approach and emphasizes the need for developing a pluralistic mode of thinking, while underlining shared foundations and goals. 

She explores issues of educational transfer, differences in academic discourses worldwide, and the concept of the global mind-set to help facilitate much-needed transformations in global music education. This thinking and research, she argues, provides a means for better understanding global transfers of knowledge and ways to avoid culturally and linguistically hegemonic standards. 

Globalizing Music Education: A Framework is a timely call to action for a more conscious internationalization of music education in which everyone can play a part.

©2018 Alexandra Kertz-Welzel (P)2019 Redwood Audiobooks

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