AsPr Dawn Joseph

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor of Education (Arts Education)

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Higher Diploma in Education, University of Witwatersrand, 1987
Bachelor of Music (Education), University of Witwatersrand, 1989
Bachelor of Education, University of Witwatersrand, 1991
Master of Education, University of Witwatersrand, 1995
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pretoria, 1999

Contact

dawn.joseph@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46284

Research interests

Multiculturalism, Culture and Diversity
African Music in Schools
Music Education
Teacher Education
Teacher Change and Professional Development
Ageing and Well-being in the Arts

Affiliations

School of Education Advisory Board Committee
School of Education Teaching and Learning Subcommittee
School of Education Pre-service Subcommittee

Professional activities

Member of the:
International Society for Music Education (ISME)
Pan African Society for Musical Arts Education(PASMAE)
American Educators Research Association (AERA)
Australian and New Zealand Association for Research in Music Education (ANZARME)
Australian Society for Music Education (ASME)
Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association (VOSA)
Association of Music Educators (Vic) (aMuse)
Royal School of Church Music (RSCM)
May Day Group - Action for Change in Music Education

Editorial board:
International Journal of Music Education (Practice)
International Journal of Higher Education
Teacher Development: An International Journal of Teacher Professional Development
Australian Journal of Music Education
Victorian Journal of Music Education
Australian Online Journal of Arts Education

Projects

African Music in Primary Teacher Education
Eclectic Music Pedagogies in Cross Cultural Contexts
Multiculturalism, Culture and Diversity
Teacher change
Teacher identity
Community music making
Teaching African Music to Pre-Service Teacher Education Students
Melbourne Teacher perspectives on Teaching African Music
Intercultural attitudes of Pre-service Music Education students
Ageing and wellbeing in the Arts

Publications

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2016

Promoting cultural understandings through song across the Tasman: pre-service primary teacher education

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Robyn Trinick

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 201-215, Intercultural education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Composing, performing, and reflecting: teaching and learning in higher education

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 21-31, International journal of arts education, Champaign, Ill., C1

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The power of play: preparing international higher education students for practicum

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Liz Rouse

(2016), pp. 137-145, HERDSA 2016 : The Shape of Higher Education : Proceedings of the 39th Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia International Conference, Hammondville, N.S.W., E1

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2015

Spiritual connections made through music making: sharing faith and music in an Australian setting

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 29-42, International journal of social, political, and community agendas in the arts, Champaign, Ill., C1

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Singing and companionship in the Hawthorn University of the Third-Age Choir, Australia

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2015), Vol. 34, pp. 334-347, International Journal of Lifelong Education, London, Eng., C1

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Singing in La Voce Della Luna Italian women's choir in Melbourne, Australia

Dr Jane Southcott, A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2015), Vol. 33, pp. 91-102, International journal of music education, London, Eng., C1

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Changes, challenges, and successes facing secondary pre-service teacher education in Australia

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 11-23, International journal of learning in higher education, Champaign, Ill., C1

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We did the how to teach it: music teaching and learning in higher education in Australia

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2015), Vol. 40, pp. 1-14, Australian journal of teacher education, Perth, W.A., C1

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Tertiary educators' voices in Australia and South Africa: experiencing and engaging in African music and culture

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2015), Vol. 33, pp. 290-303, International journal of music education, London, Eng., C1

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Promoting African music and enhancing intercultural understanding in teacher education

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Kay Ann Hartwig

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 1-13, Journal of university teaching and learning practice, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1

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Music in worship: making spiritual connections through sound

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Alvin Petersen

(2015), Vol. 35, pp. 56-67, Musiekleier, Pretoria, S.A., C1

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Using voice to make musical and social connections

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2015), Vol. 8, pp. 35-66, Journal of local development, Bangkok, Thailand, C1

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2014

Creating a community of learning: school-based partnerships and onsite professional development in tertiary courses

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 37-47, International journal of humanities education, Champaign, Illinois, C1

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Arts education partnerships in Australia: spaces and places for teaching and learning

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Ms Helen Champion

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 25-36, International journal of arts education, Champaign, Illinois, C1

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Interpretative phenomenological analysis

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2014), pp. 145-165, Research methodologies in music education, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, B1

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Opportunities and challenges : preparing generalist teacher education students in music education in Australia

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2014), Vol. 12, pp. 13-26, International journal of humanities education, Champaign, Illinois, C1

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Creating a space and place for culture bearers within tertiary institutions: Experiencing East African dance songs in South Africa

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2014), Vol. 10, pp. 22-33, e-journal of studies in music education, Christchurch, N. Z., C1

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Spirituality, music, and wellbeing : sharing insights from an Australian setting

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 1-14, International journal of health, wellness and society, Champaign, Ill., C1

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Personal, musical and social benefits of singing in a community ensemble: three case studies in Melbourne (Australia)

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2014), Vol. 10, pp. 125-137, The Journal of transdisciplinary research in Southern Africa, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa, C1

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The show must go on’ : older entertainers making music in the community in Melbourne, Australia

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2014), Vol. 1, pp. 66-76, Australian Journal of Music Education, Parkville, Victoria, C1

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Community music-making in regional Australia: creating, improvising and performing at a festival

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 379-395, International journal of community music, Bristol, England, C1

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2013

So much more than just the music : Australian pre-service music teacher education students’ attitudes to artists-in-schools

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2013), Vol. 31, pp. 243-256, International journal of music education, London, England, C1

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Community, commitment and the ten 'Commandments's : singing in the Coro Furlan, Melbourne, Australia

Dr Jane Southcott, A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2013), Vol. 6, pp. 5-21, International journal of community music, Bristol, England, C1

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Moving to the rhythm of Africa : a case study of a tertiary educator's understanding of multicultural dance in teacher education

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2013), Vol. 1, pp. 129-138, Journal of education and training studies, Beaverton, Or., C1

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Crafts and successful aging: the Découpage Guild Australia

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2013), Vol. 4, pp. 203-222, Craft research, Bristol, England, C1

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2012

Internationalising the curriculum : building intercultural understandings through music

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2012), Vol. 9, pp. 1-13, Journal of University teaching and learning practice, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1

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Retaining a frisson of the other : imperialism, assimilation, integration and multiculturalism in Australian schools

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2012), pp. 250-264, Music education, Oxon, England, B1

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Sharing ownership in multicultural music : a hands-on approach in teacher education in South Africa

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2012), Vol. 2012, pp. 10-19, Australian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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Multicultural arts education : attitudes and perceptions of Australian tertiary students

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2012), Vol. 10, pp. 25-38, International journal of humanities education, Champaign, Ill., C1

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2011

Cultural diversity in Australia : promoting the teaching and learning of South African music

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2011), pp. 42-56, Australian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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Zebra crossing : walking in two continents sharing and celebrating difference through music

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 487-494, Intercultural education, Oxon, U. K., C1-1

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Embracing cultural diversity in Australian music teacher education

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2011), Vol. 14, pp. 7-14, Music education research and innovation, Southport, Qld., C1

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Early career teaching : learning to be a teacher and staying in the job

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Sarah Burney

(2011), Vol. 36, pp. 1-14, Australian journal of teacher education, Katoomba, N.S.W., C1

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2010

Putting theory into practice : moving from student identity to teacher identity

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Marina Ann Heading

(2010), Vol. 35, pp. 75-87, Australian journal of teacher education, Katoomba, N.S.W., C1

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Many layers of meaning : multicultural music education in Victoria, Australia

Dr Jane Southcott, A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2010), Vol. 8, pp. 189-200, International journal of the humanities, Altona, Vic., C1

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Music teaching is more than telling : attitudes and beliefs of Australian pre-service teachers

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2010), Vol. 1, pp. 12-18, Victorian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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Experiences and understandings : student teachers' beliefs about multicultural practice in music education

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2010), pp. 66-75, Australian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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Locating boundaries, different rhythms to the same name

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2010), pp. 47-59, Framing my name : extending educational boundaries, Altona, Vic., B1

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Sharing community through singing : the Bosnian Behar Choir in Victoria, Australia

Dr Jane Southcott, A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2010), Vol. 8, pp. 17-27, E-Journal of studies in music education, Canterbury, N.Z., C1

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Engaging, exploring, and experiencing multicultural music in Australian music teacher education : the changing landscape of multicultural music education

Dr Jane Southcott, A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2010), pp. 1-19, Journal of music teacher education, Reston, Va., C1

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2009

Belonging to a Victorian community choir : ageing, music and culture

Dr Jane Southcott, A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2009), pp. 273-280, ANZARME 2009 : Proceedings of the XXXIth Australian and New Zealand Association for Research in Music Education Annual Conference : 3-6 July 2009, Akaroa, New Zealand, Akaroa, New Zealand, E1

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Making it real : pre-service music teacher education students ideas about artists-in-schools

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2009), pp. 91-95, ASME 2009 : Proceedings of the XVIIth National Conference, Launceston, Tasmania, E1

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African music : negotiating a space in contemporary society

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Ren¿¿ Human

(2009), Vol. 20, pp. 359-370, Journal of international intercultural education, London, England, C1

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Sharing music and culture through singing in Australia

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2009), Vol. 2, pp. 169-181, International journal of community music, Bristol, England, C1

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Opening the doors to multiculturalism : Australian pre-service music teacher education students' understandings of cultural diversity

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2009), Vol. 11, pp. 457-472, Music education research, London, England, C1

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Making it real : pre-service music teacher education students ideas about artists-in-schools

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2009), pp. -, ASME 2009 : Musical Understanding : Proceedings of the 17th National Conference, Launceston, Tas., E1-1

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Masakhane : musical understanding in African music

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2009), pp. 96-102, ASME 2009 : Musical Understanding : Proceedings of the 17th National Conference, Launceston, Tas., E1-1

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2008

Exploring creative music making as a vehicle for integrated teaching and learning

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Catherine Harris-Hart

(2008), pp. 147-159, ANZARME 2008 : Proceedings of the XXXth Annual Conference : innovation and tradition : music education research : 3-5 October 2008, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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Recognizing and celebrating Xhosa traditional music in South Africa

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Alvin Petersen

(2008), pp. 160-170, ANZARME 2008 : Proceedings of the XXXth Annual Conference : innovation and tradition : music education research : 3-5 October 2008, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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Music teacher education partnerships as professional development

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2008), pp. -, AARE 2008 : Changing climates : education for sustainable futures : International Education Research Conference, Brisbane, Qld., E1

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School based partnerships : an Orff approach experiencing, exploring and engaging in music education

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2008), Vol. 13, pp. 15-19, Musicworks : journal of the Australian council of Orff Schulwerk, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Jack of all trades, master of some ...or none? Training teachers in Integrated Arts

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Riekie van Aswegen, Dorette Vermeulen

(2008), Vol. 4, pp. 1-12, Australian online journal of arts education, Geelong, Vic., C1

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What have we learnt? Pre-service music teaching and learning

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Cara Winspear

(2008), Vol. 2008, pp. 17-21, Victorian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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2007

Encountering South African music from an Australian perspective : a kaleidoscopic voyage of discovery

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2007), pp. 99-112, Music and identity : transformation and negotiation, Stellenbosch, Africa, B1

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Retaining the frisson of the 'other' : imperialism, assimilation, integration and multiculturalism in Australian schools

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2007), Vol. 9, pp. 35-48, Music education research, London, Eng., C1

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So much to do, so little time: multicultural practices and Australian school music

Dr Jane Southcott, A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2007), pp. 199-202, Celebrating Musical Communities, Proceedings of the 40th Anniversary National Conference, Nedlands, W.A., E1

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Perceptions of multiculturalism in music education: what matters and why

Dr Jane Southcott, A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2007), pp. 137-143, AARME 2007 : Proceedings of the XXIXth Australian Association for Research in Music Education Annual Conference : Music education research : values and initiatives, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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Sharing and speaking about African music : professional development with Swaziland primary school teachers

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2007), pp. 81-88, AARME 2007 : Proceedings of the XXIXth Australian Association for Research in Music Education Annual Conference : Music education research : values and initiatives, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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Old hat new fabric: an African-Orff approach supporting values education in Australia

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2007), Vol. 12, pp. 42-46, Musicworks: journal of the Australian council of Orff Schulwerk, Strathfield, N.S.W., C1

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Jabulani Africa: celebrating music making and finding meaning in Australia

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2007), pp. 126-129, Celebrating Musical Communities, Proceedings of the 40th Anniversary National Conference, Nedlands, W.A., E1

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Music education in Australia : valuing cultural diversity

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2007), Vol. 2007, pp. 28-38, Victorian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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Music education and minority groups cultural and musical identities in the 'newer' South Africa : white Afrikaners and Indians

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Caroline van Niekerk

(2007), Vol. 18, pp. 487-499, Intercultural education, London, Eng., C1

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From empire to filmi: a fusion of western and Indian cultural practices in Australian music education

Dr Jane Southcott, A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2007), Vol. 25, pp. 235-243, International journal of music education, London, England, C1

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2006

The power of rhythm and words : from little things big things grow

A/Prof Simone White, A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2006), pp. 1-10, Voices, vibes and visions: hearing the voices, feeling the vibes, capturing the visions - proceedings of the AATE/ALEA national conference 2006, Darwin, N.T., E1

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Team teaching in teacher education: towards an interdisciplinary approach

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, A/Prof Simone White

(2006), pp. 170-176, ATEA 2006 : Making teaching public : reforms in teacher education : Proceedings of the 2006 ATEA Conference, The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Fremantle, W.A., E1

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Cultural understanding: rethinking music teacher education in a multicultural Australia

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2006), pp. 621-646, Sentuhan: Proceedings of the 27th World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Nedlands, WA, E1

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The blind men and the elephant : music education in a changing world

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2006), pp. 66-70, AARME 2006 : Proceedings of the XXVIIIth Australian Association for Research in Music Education Annual Conference : 24-26 September 2006 : Music education, standards and practices, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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Cross and intercultural engagement: a case study in self-reflection and finding meaning

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2006), pp. 149-158, Reflective practices in arts education, Dordrecht, Netherlands, B1

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Learning, linking and participating : transmitting African music in Australian schools

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2006), pp. 89-102, Centering on African practice in musical arts education, Rondebosch, South Africa, B1

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Different rhythms to similar tunes: African beats in action across two continents

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2006), Vol. 2006, pp. 39-44, Victorian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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Managing change without sacrificing quality: music teaching and learning at South African tertiary institutions

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2006), pp. 18-24, Australian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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Transmitting music through culture: a way forward to harmonise a discordant world

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Ruth Arber

(2006), pp. 1-8, AARE 2006 : Conference papers, abstracts and symposia, Coldstream, Vic., E1

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Multiculturalism in arts education: engaging schools in effective and authentic pedagogies

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2006), pp. 1-6, AARE 2006 : Conference papers, abstracts and symposia, Coldstream, Vic., E1

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2005

Professional development : the singing ear sees and does

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Mr Stephen Keast

(2005), pp. 134-140, ASME 2005 : Celebration of voices : XV national conference proceedings, Parkville, Vic, E1

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Celebrating the use of African music : change in motion

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2005), pp. 128-133, Celebration of voices : XV national conference proceedings, Parkville, Vic, E1

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Empowering Australian students in African music: experiential education in primary teacher training

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2005), pp. 1-11, APSMER 2005: 5th Asia Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research, Seattle, Wash., E1

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Primary teacher training at Deakin University: an Australian experience learning another kind of music

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Jane Southcott

(2005), Vol. 3, pp. 63-82, Asia-Pacific journal for arts education = Ya Tai yi shu jiao yu xue bao, Hong Kong, C1

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A new voice in a new place: musical encounters with a difference

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2005), Vol. 1, pp. 1-9, Australian online journal of arts education, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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Travelling drum with different beats: experiencing African music and culture in Australian teacher education

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2005), Vol. 9, pp. 287-300, Teacher development: an international journal of teachers' professional development, London, Eng., C1

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Musical arts education in Africa : differentiation, integration and disassociation

A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Christopher Klopper

(2005), pp. 81-88, AARME 2005 : Proceedings of the XXVIIth Australian Association for Research in Music Education Annual Conference, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

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Other musics in the classroom: from assimilation to multiculturalism in Australian school music

Dr Jane Southcott, A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2005), pp. 241-246, ASME 2005 : Celebration of voices : Proceedings of the XV Australian Society for Music Education. National Conference, Parkville, Vic., E1

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Integration and multiculturalism in music in Australian schools: has/can/should the leopard change its spots?

Dr Jane Southcott, A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2005), pp. 150-156, AARME 2005 : Australian Association for Research in Music Education : proceedings of the XXVIIth Annual Conference, 24-27 September 2005, Carlton Crest, Sydney, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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Localising indigenous knowledge systems down under: sharing different worlds with once voice

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2005), Vol. 4, pp. 295-305, Indilinga: African journal of indigenous knowledge systems, South Africa, C1

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'I sing my home and dance my land': crossing music boundaries in a changing world

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2005), pp. 151-160, Cultural diversity in music education: directions and challenges for the 21st century, Bowen Hills, Qld, B1

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Experiencing change: an inside view from the outside

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2005), pp. 48-55, Australian journal of music education, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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2004

Communicating the sounds of Africa to Australian teacher education students

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2004), pp. 1-5, Sound worlds to discover proceedings, ISME 2004, 26th International Society for Music Education World Conference, 11-16 July 2004, Tenerife, Spain, Madrid, Spain, E1

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Smaller steps into longer journeys : experiencing African music and expressing culture

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2004), pp. 216-225, AARME 2004 : Proceedings of the XXVIth Australian Association for Research in Music Education Annual Conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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Masakhane: drumming up an effective music curriculum for pre-service teacher education

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2004), pp. 1-8, AARE 2004 : Doing the public good : positioning educational research ; AARE 2004 International Education Research conference proceedings, Coldstream, Vic., E1

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2003

The African difference : results and implications of using African music in teacher education

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2003), pp. 1-7, Artistic practice as research : proceedings of the XXVth annual conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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Teacher attitudes and perceptions of primary school music education at independent schools in South Africa

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2003), pp. 43-51, AARE 2001 : Australian Association for Research in Music Education : Proceedings of the XXIII annual conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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An African music odyssey: introducing a cross-cultural music curriculum to Australian primary teacher education students

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2003), Vol. 2, pp. 98-111, Music education international : journal of the international society for music education, Nedlands, W.A., C1

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Cross cultural engagement: teaching African music to Australian students

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2003), pp. 142-147, Proceedings of the 4th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research, Hong Kong, E1

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2002

Teachers reactions to outcomes-based music education in South African primary schools

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2002), Vol. 18, pp. 66-77, Research studies in music education, Toowoomba, Qld., C1

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Umoja: teaching African music to generalist teacher education students

A/Prof Dawn Joseph

(2002), pp. 86-98, Research matters : linking outcomes with practice : proceedings of the XXIVth annual conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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