The effect of music education on the development of creative thinking of 7th grade students at the governmental schools in Nablus city

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1997
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ساهر احمد ياسين خليل
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The effect of music education on the development of creative thinking of 7th grade students at the governmental schools in Nablus City. This study aimd at identifying the effect of Music Education on the development of creative thinking among the seventh grade student attending government schools in Nablus . This study endeavored to find answers to the following questions : 1- ls there any effect for Music Education on the development of creative thinking among the seventh grade students in the government schools in Nablus . 2- Does the effect of music education on the development of creative thinking differ whith the difference of six variable ? In this respect ,'the researcher has used the creative thinking test devised by (Guilford & Torrance,l966) and modified by (Aqel,l983 & Salam,l995) to sit the Jordanian environment . Test validity was checked by administring the test again , the coefficient validity was (.,85). The subjects ofthe study were 100 men and wemen students chosen by using the intentional method Study results were analysed based on Two - Way ANOVA Analysis and (Repeated Measures Design). The results of the study showed the existence of music education effect on development of creative thinking among the seventh grade students after studying music education . Pertaining to the sex variable, the results showed students in terms of articulation (fluency in speaking), and originality , however , male students surpassed female students in fluent expressiveness. The study showed no statistically significant differences in the rest variables. The study showed the following results: 1- There was a statistically significant difference on the scale of the development of creative thinking after students had studied music educaton. 2- There was a statistically significant difference on the scale of the development of creative thinking which can be attributed to the six variable particularly in articulation , originality and fluent expressiveness. In the light of the aforementioned results, the researcher has come up with the following recommendation: There is a necessity for more interest in creativity and in creative thinking in particular at primary and secondary schools. There is also a necessity for serious interest in music education in schools and primary schools in particular. There is also a need for in-service training of men and women teachers in the framework of a program that depends on ways of developing creative thinking among students in schools.
The effect of music education on the development of creative thinking of 7th grade students at the governmental schools in Nablus City. This study aimd at identifying the effect of Music Education on the development of creative thinking among the seventh grade student attending government schools in Nablus . This study endeavored to find answers to the following questions : 1- ls there any effect for Music Education on the development of creative thinking among the seventh grade students in the government schools in Nablus . 2- Does the effect of music education on the development of creative thinking differ whith the difference of six variable ? In this respect ,'the researcher has used the creative thinking test devised by (Guilford & Torrance,l966) and modified by (Aqel,l983 & Salam,l995) to sit the Jordanian environment . Test validity was checked by administring the test again , the coefficient validity was (.,85). The subjects ofthe study were 100 men and wemen students chosen by using the intentional method Study results were analysed based on Two - Way ANOVA Analysis and (Repeated Measures Design). The results of the study showed the existence of music education effect on development of creative thinking among the seventh grade students after studying music education . Pertaining to the sex variable, the results showed students in terms of articulation (fluency in speaking), and originality , however , male students surpassed female students in fluent expressiveness. The study showed no statistically significant differences in the rest variables. The study showed the following results: 1- There was a statistically significant difference on the scale of the development of creative thinking after students had studied music educaton. 2- There was a statistically significant difference on the scale of the development of creative thinking which can be attributed to the six variable particularly in articulation , originality and fluent expressiveness. In the light of the aforementioned results, the researcher has come up with the following recommendation: There is a necessity for more interest in creativity and in creative thinking in particular at primary and secondary schools. There is also a necessity for serious interest in music education in schools and primary schools in particular. There is also a need for in-service training of men and women teachers in the framework of a program that depends on ways of developing creative thinking among students in schools.
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