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dc.contributor.authorRoy, Michael M.
dc.contributor.authorDevroop, Karendra
dc.contributor.authorGetz, Laura
dc.date.accessioned2017-03-01T09:23:59Z
dc.date.available2017-03-01T09:23:59Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.citationRoy, M.M. et al 2015. Improvement in South African students' outlook due to music involvement. Music education research, 17(4):465–479. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14613808.2014.910183]en_US
dc.identifier.issn1461–3808
dc.identifier.issn1469–9893 (Online)
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/20639
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14613808.2014.910183
dc.description.abstractIn the spring of 2009, we started a concert band programme at a high school in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. In the fall of 2011, we returned to the school to measure the impact of participating in a concert band on the students’ attitude and outlook. During our initial and return visits, we measured feelings of selfesteem, optimism, positive affect, negative affect, motivation to avoid losses and motivation to seek gains. We compared participants in our music group to a group of same-age students at the same school who were not part of the music programme. At the second testing, the band members, and not members of the control group, showed increased levels of optimism and motivation to seek gains. The music programme appears to have certain psychosocial benefits, improving aspects of attitude and outlook for participants in the band.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_US
dc.subjectMusicen_US
dc.subjectSouth Africaen_US
dc.subjectoptimismen_US
dc.subjectself-esteemen_US
dc.subjectmotivationen_US
dc.titleImprovement in South African students' outlook due to music involvementen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.contributor.researchID26193523 - Roy, Micheal


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