Improvising in music: A learning biography study to reveal skill acquisition

Iwan Wopereis, Jeroen Van Merriënboer, Paul A. Kirschner

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    Abstract

    This poster addresses a learning biography study which aims at analyzing learning histories of both expert and non-expert improvisers (five recognized expert improvisers and five renowned musicians lacking improvisational expertise). It was hypothesized that by choosing both experts and non-experts it is possible to distinguish successful and unsuccessful learning strategies and instructional methods. Results of within-case analyses and cross-case analyses are presented. Further, consequences for two subsequent experimental studies will be discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationICLS '10
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences. 2010 Proceedings
    EditorsKimberly Gomez, Leilah Lyons, Joshua Radinsky
    PublisherInternational Society of the Learning Sciences
    Pages419-420
    Number of pages2
    Volume2
    Edition1
    Publication statusPublished - 4 Nov 2010
    Event9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences - Chicago, United States
    Duration: 29 Jun 20102 Jul 2010
    Conference number: 9
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    Conference

    Conference9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences
    Abbreviated titleICLS'10
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityChicago
    Period29/06/102/07/10
    Internet address

    Keywords

    • skill acquisition
    • learning biography
    • music
    • improvisation

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