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An Exploration of Stereotype Threat in Collegiate Music Programs

Abstract This document explores the presence of stereotype threat among college students training for careers in music. Beginning in the 1990s, an effort led by Claude M. Steele (social psychologist and professor emeritus at Stanford University) identified stereotype threat as an attribute to the underperformance of minority groups. Continued research has mainly focused on stereotype threat within the following contexts: female performance within science, technology, engineering, and mathematical (STEM) fields, African American performance on standardized tests, and European American performance in athletics. This document contains two pilot studies that strive to apply current stereotype threat research to the field of music education and music per... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Lloyd, Abby Lynn (Author) / Spring, Robert (Advisor) / Gardner, Joshua (Advisor) / Hill, Gary (Committee member) / Schmelz, Peter (Committee member) / Sullivan, Jill (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Music education / Social psychology / minority / music / music education / stereotypes / stereotype threat
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 79 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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