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Researching a framework for designing online music education courses

, University of Calgary, Canada

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Las Vegas, NV, USA ISBN 978-1-939797-05-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA


Music education is a valuable aspect of society and culture. To provide a upcoming generations with options to participate in music education, the exploration of effective online design for music education is needed. Through the use of established research in online course design, this presentation seeks to identify effective components for creating a meaningful online music education experience. Addressing factors such as motivation (Picciano, 2002), Community of Inquiry (Kanuka & Garrison), social constructivism (Jonassen, 1999; Vygotsky, 1978) and effective guides for music education (Jones, 2005; Mark, 1999; Reimer, 2003), a proposed framework is suggested.


Johnson, C. (2013). Researching a framework for designing online music education courses. In T. Bastiaens & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2013--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 144-147). Las Vegas, NV, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 22, 2019 from .


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