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Monday, October 09, 2017

Event: 'Critical Thinking and Health in Music Education' mapped to Hodges' model

humanistic --------------------------------------- mechanistic

health promotion
qualitative : quantitative
subjective : objective

reflection - CRITICAL THINKING (training)

psychological demands of training

health and well-being impacts -
stress, anxiety, depression...

pressure on individual to change lifestyle
neuromyths - beliefs

individual attitude, health literacy through related knowledge and skills
Socratic method

individual courage
music education


evidence - research

musical instruments
physical human - player instrumental demands

practice, environment

health and well-being impacts - musculoskeletal, neurological, audiological...

rigour in empirical investigations

question formulation
culture - tradition (norms and myths)

expectations of peers and seniors

group discussion
conservative - conformity

history, social change

'cohort courage'
high standards

professional attitudes

empowerment, self-advocacy

citizens - world view

policy and management practices

Please see the original post for the - context and event details 14 Nov 2017

The context of music education and specifically what sounds like the socio-politics of education reminds of the healthcare. That is the socialisation of healthcare professionals. I can see this as a former student nurse and today with student nurses and many workplace conversations with doctors. The experiences and attitudes towards junior doctors and the hours they work stand out. Not all of course, but many juniors found the most vociferous defenders of the status quo were the Senior Consultants. This could be summed up as: "It was good enough for us....!"

I picked up a euphonium at school. Yes, her name was Denise and she was in the school brass band. I quickly put the instrument down, preferring the fields and woods after school. The heart strings still resonate though a great many decades later. Discovering the guitar since and Raluca Matei and her colleagues planned event I can appreciate the word 'interface' in a new way. This is learning not just the music, but that special interface between the musical instrumental and the would-be player.

There is also a sense that Hodges' model is an instrument and interface ...?