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An Examination of the Emotional Competency and Emotional Practices of Four Elementary General Music Teachers

Abstract Emotional competence is the capacity to handle emotional situations effectively. A teacher's emotional competence influences the choices they make both pedagogically and during student interaction. This qualitative multiple case study examines the lived experiences of four elementary general music teachers for the purposes of exploring emotional competence as related to perceptions and practices in the classroom. Research questions included: Is it possible to observe a music teacher's emotional competence in action? If it can be observed, what is the relationship between emotional competence and teaching practices, including a teacher's decisions about music, interactions with children, and his or her own emotional self-manageme... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Mcconkey, Michelle Stephan (Author) / Stauffer, Sandra (Advisor) / Bush, Jeffrey (Committee member) / Schmidt, Margaret (Committee member) / Sullivan, Jill (Committee member) / Tobias, Evan (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music education / Elementary / Emotion / Emotional competence / Emotional intelligence / Music / Teacher
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 455 pages
Language English
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Note D.M.A. Music Education 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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