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Äh! Vadå nervös? Kör nu bara!: En studie om hur lärare och elever kan arbeta i gymnasieskolan för att lära sig hantera rampfeber
Örebro University, School of Music, Theatre and Art, Örebro University, Sweden.
Örebro University, School of Music, Theatre and Art, Örebro University, Sweden.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of our study is to find out how teachers can help their students to learn how to managestage fright. By interviewing high school teachers and high school students and also observe one oftheir classes, we wanted to find out how they think about the causes of stage fright and what youcan do to relieve it. We also wanted to find out how teachers are working to teach students how todeal with stage fright, and how they think that you also could work. As a teacher of music, among other things, the task is to assess and rate the students performancesin music. Several components are based on the students' courage to play on his or her instrument infront of other people. Those who suffer from stage fright find this in many cases hard, which bothinhibit the student's development and hampers the assessment for the teacher. It is assumed, however, implicit in the curriculum of music that stage fright does not exist or that students have thetools to manage it. We want our work to provide an input into how teachers in high school can work with stage frightwith their students and we believe that teachers in other subjects also can use this. There is some research on how to deal with stage fright as a musician, but a lot comes from thesport which for a long time has studied how to perform best under pressure. The results of our studyshow that stage fright can be caused by several things, and that there are also several ways to learn how to manage it. For example, to be well prepared and gain greater self-awareness. Much is basedon strengthening self-esteem and make sure the teacher sees each student's needs. But theinterviewed teachers also feel that they lack skills and education in the area, and they base their thoughts only on their own empirical data.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 26 p.
Keyword [en]
Stage fright, nervousness, music education, music teacher, self-esteem
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URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-27074ISRN: ORU-MHS/MUP-AY-2013/0005--SEOAI: diva2:601283
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Humanities, Theology
Available from: 2013-05-27 Created: 2013-01-29 Last updated: 2013-05-27Bibliographically approved

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