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dc.contributor.advisorSchmidt, John C.
dc.contributor.authorHickey, James Harvey ( )
dc.date.accessioned2020-06-04T17:25:03Z
dc.date.available2020-06-04T17:25:03Z
dc.date.issued2006-12
dc.identifier.citationHickey, J. H. (2006). The comprehension of basic music theory among undergraduate music majors /by James Harvey Hickey (Unpublished thesis). Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas.
dc.identifier.urihttps://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/11110
dc.description.abstractThis thesis explores the factors that may contribute to undergraduate music majors' comprehension of music theory fundamentals. Influential factors include textbook content and communication quality, professors' teaching approaches, students' primary instruments, and suggestions offered in secondary literature. Textbooks are reviewed for their quality and content. Secondary literature - including journal articles, theses, and dissertations - is reviewed and discussed. University professors were interviewed regarding their teaching approaches. A select group of students responded to a questionnaire asking for their opinion about various concepts and their level of difficulty, preferred presentational order of concepts, and their preferences to certain teaching approaches.
dc.formatText
dc.format.extent216 pages
dc.format.medium1 file (.pdf)
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.subjectMusic theory
dc.subjectElementary works
dc.subjectInstruction and study
dc.titleThe Comprehension of Basic Music Theory among Undergraduate Music Majors
txstate.documenttypeThesis
thesis.degree.departmentMusic
thesis.degree.grantorTexas State University--San Marcos
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Music
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txstate.departmentMusic


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