Title page for ETD etd-08142006-110051


Type of Document Dissertation
Author Etters, Stephen Campbell
URN etd-08142006-110051
Title Effects of visual performance presentations on student perceptions of the elements of music
Degree Doctor of Education
Department Curriculum and Instruction
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Burnsed, C. Vernon Committee Chair
Burton, John K. Committee Member
Lucas, Keitha V. Committee Member
Moore, David Michael Committee Member
Weber, Lawrence Committee Member
Widder, David R. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Music Instruction and study.
  • Music Instruction and study Audio-visual aids.
  • Music appreciation.
Date of Defense 1994-02-05
Availability restricted
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of visual performance presentations on student perceptions of the elements of music. Eighth and 12th grade student groups (n = 155) were randomly assigned from intact music classes into two presentation groups (audio and video). A Posttest Control Group Design was utilized to determine the treatment effects of four videotaped performances on student responses to Olson's (©1987). Two excerpts in Jazz style (big band) and two in Classical style (symphony orchestra) were presented in random order to each of the treatment groups. The experimental group was presented a videotaped music performance of each excerpt while the control group was presented only the audiotaped performances of the same excerpts. The students responded to twenty-eight test statement items regarding melody, form, texture, meter, rhythm, harmony, tone color, tempo, and dynamics in the four different music performances.

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