Coleridge: A computer tool for assisting musical reflection and self‐explanation

Cook, John and Morgan, Nigel (1998) Coleridge: A computer tool for assisting musical reflection and self‐explanation. Association for Learning Technology Journal, 6 (1). pp. 102-108. ISSN 0968-7769

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This paper examines some of the problems involved when learning how to compose music. A prototype computer‐based music tool called Coleridge is described. Coleridge was used in a study that investigated the dialogues that took place when a mentor attempted to encourage creative reflection in students. Results of dialogue analysis suggested that because learners seem unable to make accurate predictions about how a musical phrase will sound, there is a real need for a computer‐based learning assistant. Finally, the paper reports on how these findings were used to motivate the design of a mentor's assistant in a new version of Coleridge.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC1022 - 1022.25 Computer-assisted Education
Divisions: ALT-J Journal
Depositing User: Justin Smith
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2009 10:35
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 09:19

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