Music Software in the Technology Integrated Music Education
The role of the teacher has changed as the traditional education methods, techniques and applications have left its place to the student-centered methods, techniques and applications along with the 21st century. Teachers are no more source and share the information but they do guide students to access information and manage the process.
Today, it has become an inevitable requirement that a teacher who guide his student should follow technological developments in his field; master and use the technology in the classroom and integrate it to his lessons. Prensky (2001) who calls today’s students as Net Jeneration states that these students are all “native speakers” of the language of “digital” by spending hours per day with computers, internet, video games, IPhones, IPads and television and brands them as Digital Natives.
This study aims to find out the software used and deemed to be beneficial at music education and the usage of the software in music education. For this purpose the publications, researches and internet sources of current literature were examined by screening method and the data obtained brought together and interpreted. As a result, it was determined that, there is a lot of software able to be used in music education and they provide an effective and efficient education process for both the teachers and learners. Based on these results what needs to be done on this issue was discussed and suggestions were made.