The Role of Instructional Design in Music Education

Proceedings of The International Conference on Research in Teaching and Education

Year: 2019


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The Role of Instructional Design in Music Education

Bahareh Behzadaval, Mahdi Vahedi



Music education is known as a unique field in educational science; however, powerful educational models are still less understood and needs to be improved. The main aim of this research is to study the output of Instructional Design (ID) in music education. The method used in this study is an analytical-documentary approach. For this purpose, the literature related to this field which published since 2000 has been studied from available search engines such as Google Scholar. Learning music encompasses a wide range of skills which should be mastered. Further, The attitude towards music education has changed in the past few years, as some of the music educational aspects have been noticed to be applicable in people lives beside the music artistic aspects. These various aspects could baffle the teachers and instructors in their educational attempts. literature search shows that in scientific research field has been less attention given to ID in music education. The term of ID formed and developed with progress in the field of educational psychology in the 20th century. There are various models exist in instructional design in accordance with teacher attitude and approaches. These paradigms can help teachers to determine and reach to the certain goals. In this article we studied how the main elements of the general model of instructional design ADDIE, including Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation, can guide music teachers to form and develop their teaching plans.

Keywords: music teacher; music learning; instructional design model; general model of ADDIE; teaching plan.