Title: Digital Technologies and Digital Strategies to Enhance Musical Knowledge: A Qualitative Case Study

Issue Number: Vol. 3, No. 2
Year of Publication: Jun - 2017
Page Numbers: 75-82
Authors: Michele Della Ventura
Journal Name: The International Journal of E-Learning and Educational Technologies in the Digital Media (IJEETDM)
- Hong Kong
DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17781/P002329


This article provides an overview of the role that the on-line platform OPEN SoundS can play in promoting musical education in a classroom with dyslexic students. The platform is a musical environment designed and developed as a virtual studio where students and teachers can create collaborative musical projects. In this on-line environments, the users deal with technologies for music processing, research, and communication that can help to develop personal skills and to enhance learning and teaching. The purpose of this study is to identify implications for future studies in the use of digital technology for learning. Results showed that students with dyslexia compensated for their processing deficits by relying on learning strategies.