Balancing Innovation with Tradition: Maintaining a Relevant College Music Curriculum
Forum on Public Policy Online Volume 2007, Number 3, ISSN 1938-9809
The paper considers the innovations and impacts of technology on the fine arts. It explores the effect of technology on how music is taught, studied, performed and created. There is a brief historical account of the recent advances in personal computers, MIDI, synthesizers and music software. The standard of technology competency, set by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) is discussed. Other points of information include technology as a catalyst for institutional collaboration. Also considered are ways in which technology supports problem based and collaborative learning methods.
Marcel, L.A. (2007). Balancing Innovation with Tradition: Maintaining a Relevant College Music Curriculum. Forum on Public Policy Online, 2007(3),.