The Opinions and Suggestions of Choral Educators Regarding their Distance Choral Education Experiences

Authors

  • Sevan Nart
  • Ceren Doğan Bartın Üniversity

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47750/pegegog.14.03.05

Keywords:

choir, choral education, collective singing, COVID 19 Pandemic, Distance Education

Abstract

Music education where applied lessons are intensive is undoubtedly, one of the most challenging educational fields in the distance education process that started with the pandemic. In this field, it is of great importance for the effectiveness and accuracy of learning that most of the courses should be carried out face to face whether one-on-one or in groups. Choral education is one of the applied and face-to-face lessons performed under the supervision of a choral educator. The question of how collective instrument/voice training practices, in which sound and image occur simultaneously (synchronic), will be carried out through distance education, has also come to the fore with the COVID 19 Pandemic. This research was conducted to find an answer to this question and to compile the opinions and suggestions of choir educators based on their teaching experiences regarding distance choir education. For this purpose, an online survey was prepared to collect data and enable educators from different countries to participate. The data obtained was analyzed through descriptive analysis and processed according to the predetermined thematic framework. It is thought that the research findings are important in terms of providing information (how to organize the online education/training environment, teaching methods, techniques and approaches) for the distance education of the relevant applied courses that can be experienced again - if deemed necessary - and is a useful resource in the field.

Keywords: Choir, Choral Education, Collective Singing, Covid-19 Pandemic, Distance Education.

 

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2024-04-05

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Nart, S., & Doğan, C. (2024). The Opinions and Suggestions of Choral Educators Regarding their Distance Choral Education Experiences. Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 14(3), 51–61. https://doi.org/10.47750/pegegog.14.03.05