GASPRO International Journal of Eminent Scholars
COMPUTER AIDED TEACHING AND PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS’ MOTIVATION TO LEARN MUSIC: THE PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES
The integration of computer-aided teaching presents a unique opportunity to inspire and motivate young learners in their musical journey. Interactive software, digital instruments, and online resources can make music education more engaging and accessible, enabling pupils to explore the wonders of melody and rhythm in innovative ways. The study assessed computer aided teaching and primary school pupil’s motivation to learn music: the prospects and challenges. The study explored concept of music, the concept of computer aided teaching, learning motivation of computer aided teaching, the prospect of computer aided teaching, the effects of computer aided teaching on pupil motivation to learn, challenges of computer aided teaching, roles of music in learning, and the types of music. On this basis the study concluded that the prospect of employing computeraided teaching to motivate primary school pupils in their music education journey is an exciting and promising avenue. The intersection of technology and music education holds the potential to inspire, engage, and enrich the musical experiences of young learners. One of the recommendations made was that professional programs should be developed for music educators to enhance their digital literacy and the effective use of technology in the classroom. This will empower teachers to leverage technology to motivate and engage students.
KEYWORDS: Computer Aided Teaching, Primary School Pupils, and Music Learning