Aural training in institutions training music teachers in Turkey


5th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Rome, Italy, 5 - 08 February 2013, vol.116, pp.3049-3053 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 116
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.01.705
  • City: Rome
  • Country: Italy
  • Page Numbers: pp.3049-3053
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Education is at the head of the most efficient processes in shaping, directing, changing and perfecting individuals and communities. Three general subjects named as contemporary education, science and art and technique are endeavoured to be performed through an organisation in a frame of a specific philosophical integrity. As an art of education having more vocal and auditory features, music education forms one of the most important branches in education of fine arts. A music teacher in Turkey is trained in the departments of music education, department of education of fine arts in faculties of education at universities. An education program in an undergraduate study of four years is organised with the inclusion of field education, pedagogical proficiency and core courses. Musical aural training forms one of the main dimensions of field education. Musical hearing in broad terms is the ability to perceive, recognise, differentiate, and resolve musical integrity, component, feature and associations perceivable with the sense of hearing. In the statement, with a current point of view in the light of a descriptive method, musical aural training in institutions training music teachers in Turkey is evaluated through the analysis regarding programs, content and practice. (C) 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.