Using singing and songs to learn and to teach: Section introduction

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This chapter introduces the third section of the volume, which focuses on how singing and songs can support learning and teaching. After briefly reviewing how singing can communicate emotional information as well as transmit linguistic, cultural, and historical information, the chapter then focuses on how listening to songs and singing can support learning in other areas. A proposed feed-forward framework for how singing may support learning in other subjects is outlined, followed by a short description of each of the chapters in this section.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRoutledge Companion to Interdisciplinary Research in Singing, Volume II:
Subtitle of host publicationEducation
EditorsHelga Rut Gudmundsdottir, Carol Beynon, Karen M. Ludke, Annabel J. Cohen
ISBN (Electronic)9781315162607
ISBN (Print)9781138061149
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jun 2020

Publication series

NameRoutledge Companion to Interdisciplinary Research in Singing


  • teaching and learning
  • education
  • singing


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