Discovering learning style with active music education practices

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Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, vol.13, no.4, pp.562-576, 2018 (Scopus) identifier


© 2018 SciencePark Research, Organization & Counseling. All rights reserved.This study was carried out to investigate the relation between active music education methods and learning style (LS) preferences of Erciyes University, Faculty of Fine Arts, music department students. The aim of the research is to discover primarily the LSs of participants. A test used with the participants that consisting of three categories and 20 questions, and identified with visual, auditory, kinesthetic, tactile LSs that they used online, were applied. A structured interview form has been implemented to understand the test data in depth. The results imply participants indicated that if active music education methods are applied, they will be more dominant and will teach more easily. Students who indicated that they were a system that affected LSs expressed a system of disciplined, prescriptive and active music education methods or individual examples in their immediate surroundings. Students who indicated that they did not have an affected system indicated the negative effects of their environment.