Too cool for school

Kelman, Kristina (2010) Too cool for school. Music Forum: Journal of the Music Council of Australia, 17(1), pp. 34-35.

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Abstract

This article investigates MySchoolAct (MSA),an online music competition created exclusively for Australian high school students.

MSA as a social networking platform, creates opportunities for young musicians to showcase their original music and expand their fanbase. From an education perspective, MSA hands ownership of the site to the user, and in this sense empowers young people to engage in meaningful knowledge exchange.

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ID Code: 83228
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: music education, pedagogy, online networking, informal learning, self-directed learning
ISSN: 1327-9300
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > Music & Sound
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Music Council of Australia
Deposited On: 16 Jun 2015 05:31
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2015 06:02

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