Australian music undergraduate education: investigating expectations, experiences, and perceptions of quality and effectiveness

Dominic Gerard Harvey

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Abstract

The impacts of globalization's progeny-massification, commodification, and liberalization-have significantly affected 21st century undergraduate education, particularly regarding the place of music study within the research-Intensive university environment. Europe's Bologna Process has been a key influence in the design of some Australian university undergraduate programs. Quality and effectiveness are Important measures for examining traditionally highly selective vocational programs such as music in this contemporary higher education climate. This longitudinal mixed methods study (2012-2014) takes place across three representative Australian university music schools. Areas of critical concern are revealed as the developing expectations and experiences of students and staff are collected and analyzed.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Nair, Sid, Supervisor
  • Bannan, Nicholas, Supervisor
  • Davidson, Jane, Supervisor
Award date21 Apr 2017
DOIs
Publication statusUnpublished - 2016

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