© International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
2013, Vol. 2(4), pp. 265 – 273.
ISSN 2304 – 1366


Aesthetics in Young Children's Lives: From Music Technology Curriculum Perspective


Chia-Hui Ko

Mei-Ju Chou
Early Childhood Education Dept., Taiwan Shoufu University, Taiwan



Music technology is a term commonly used to refer to electronic form of the musical arts, particularly devices and computer software that enable the facilitation, playback, recording, composition, storage, and performance of various musical compositions. There has been a growing awareness of the importance of aesthetics in early childhood education, especially for the music technology that offers young children benefits from the implementation of an appropriately complete music technology curriculum in the early childhood educational environment and instruments application. The findings in this paper demonstrate such music courses encourage creativity and foster a sense of cultural understanding and appreciation amongst children in an early education program. In short, with the progress of developmentally appropriated program, this study demonstrates that music technology curriculum is not only valuable, but essential to the early education program for young children.

Keywords: Music Technology Curriculum, Early Childhood Education, Aesthetics, creativity, Character Education, fine arts