Jack of all trades, master of some ...or none? Training teachers in Integrated Arts

Joseph, Dawn, van Aswegen, Riekie and Vermeulen, Dorette 2008, Jack of all trades, master of some ...or none? Training teachers in Integrated Arts, Australian online journal of arts education, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 1-12.

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Title Jack of all trades, master of some ...or none? Training teachers in Integrated Arts
Author(s) Joseph, Dawn
van Aswegen, Riekie
Vermeulen, Dorette
Journal name Australian online journal of arts education
Volume number 4
Issue number 2
Start page 1
End page 12
Total pages 12
Publisher The Arts Education Faculty Research Group, Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University
Place of publication Geelong, Vic.
Publication date 2008-04
ISSN 1833-1505
Summary This article reports on the integration of music with other ‘Arts’ in teacher training at a South African university where a challenge tertiary educators face is how to successfully integrate music within the Arts and Culture learning area of the school education system. The article firstly provides a brief background to the South African educational context. Secondly, it outlines current practices in the in the implementation of the integrated arts curriculum in schools and teacher training. Thirdly, it discusses pertinent issues and challenges in relation to team teaching, integration and curriculum change in teacher training. Given the constraints and opportunities that universities currently experience, this article investigates and reports on the issue of whether students should be trained as Jack of all trades and master of some…or none or Master of one trade and Jack of some with regard to integrating the Arts.
Language eng
Field of Research 130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30017154

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Education
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