Scenario no. 6: Collaborative music listening

Suitable for: primary schools and music schools

Short Description:
Viewpoint of the children
A classroom participates in a musical evaluation game in which the children have to listen and judge the quality/interestingness of musical material composed by others. This task is performed through a collaborative, intranet web site in which the materials produced by children are easily accessible.

Pedagogical Implementation
The system allows the construction and visualization of emerging trends, clusters, as well as the social dynamics of the judgements produced, that can be used by users to reflect on their productions. The teachers can use these information to organize pedagogical activities related to collaborative music listening, to raise awareness, e.g. of the social influence on musical taste, the relation between taste and the construction of individuality.