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Title: Assessing Creativity in Composing Music: Product-Process-Person-Environment Approaches
Contributor(s): Auh, Myung-sook (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2001
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/10483
Abstract: How do teachers and researchers assess creativity in composing music? Four approaches can be used: assessing 1) Product, 2) Process, 3) Person, and 4) Environment. The purpose of the study was: 1) to give an overview of research studies in each of the four approaches, and 2) to suggest a Product-oriented method for assessing creativity in composing music and story-telling by children, which was successfully used with high interjudge reliabilties in Auh & Johnston (2000). The overview should give a clear picture of assessment methods for creativity in composing music. The overview shows that: 1) Product - A most commonly used method for assessing music compositions is expert judges' evaluations using criteria. Computerized content analysis has been used for Western classical masterpieces. 2) Process - Compositional strategies used by Expert vs. novice can be described as Gestaltistic vs. Atomistic. 3) Person - Visual imagery stimulated by use of graphic notations in composing music made a significant difference in musical creativity, producing more creative compositions. 4) Environment - Creativity in the East versus the West can be described as intuition vs. logic. Cross-cultural studies of musical creativity show that musicians of non-western countries emphasize aural skills, improvisation, and opportunity to exercise creative potentials.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: AARE 2000 International Education Research Conference - Educational Research: Towards an Optimistic Future, Sydney, Australia, 4th - 7th December, 2000
Source of Publication: AARE 2000 International Education Research Conference Proceedings
Publisher: AARE: Australian Association for Research in Education
Place of Publication: Australia
Field of Research (FOR): 130309 Learning Sciences
HERDC Category Description: E2 Non-Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication
Other Links: http://www.aare.edu.au/00pap/auh00016.htm
http://www.aare.edu.au/00pap/abs00.htm
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