Volume 12 Issue 2 (2023)

The Role of Chinese Music in Shaping Students’ Creative Thinking

pp. 111-123  |  Published Online: May 2023  |  DOI: 10.22521/edupij.2023.122.7

Jing Qi


Background/purpose – The process of shaping students’ creative thinking in modern society takes on a new, deeper, and broader dimension. Therefore, studying the role of Chinese music in developing the creativity of primary, secondary, and tertiary education students is deemed relevant. The purpose of this study was to comprehend ways of forming creative thinking of students through the study of Chinese music.

Materials/methods – The research problem was addressed through searching for and collecting data, analyzing and compiling the information obtained, identifying and deducing categories of the collected data, and through compiling tables and figures to demonstrate the research problem as an integral, multi-component system.

Results – The role of Chinese music in developing creative thinking among students is multifaceted, and includes teaching methods and material support. This system is essential to achieving global education goals, introducing students to other cultures, creating a multicultural learning environment, and promoting emotional responsiveness to Chinese music.

Conclusion – The relevance of the research problem, its responsiveness to the demands of the time and flexibility determines the promise of study in the area under consideration and determines its value from both theoretical and practical perspectives.

Keywords: creativity, melodies of China, rhythms of Chinese music, Chinese national musical instruments, educational program


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