The Development Of Thai Music Theories For Thai Qualification Framework For Higher Education: Case Study Of Rajabhat Universities In Bangkok
The objectives of the research, entitled the development of Thai Music Theories for Thai Qualification Framework (TQF) for Higher Education: A case study of Rajabhat Universities in Bangkok, are : to study the framework of Thai music theories in Rajabhat universitiesí curriculums and to develop the contents of Thai music theories for Thai Qualification Framework for higher education. This study is qualitative research. Data was collected through in-dept interview 7 music instructors in 4 Rajabhat universities in Bangkok and content analysis. The research results are as follows 1) the framework of Thai music theories in Rajabhat universities curriculums of Rajabhat Universities in Bangkok consists of three main issues. The first issue is the elements of Thai music such as: sound system, rhythm, melody, form etc. The second issue is background of Thai classical music. The last issue is the feature of Thai music; Thai musical instruments, Thai bands and Thai songs. 2) The contents of Thai music theories for Thai Qualification Framework for higher education have five issues from six standards of learning dimensions include 1) moral and ethical behavior, 2) knowledge, 3) intellectual skill, 4) personal relations skill, 5) mathematical analysis skill, communication skill and information technology application skill and 6) music skill. There are the elements of Thai music, the background of Thai classical music, the feature of Thai music, music technology and Thai music researches or creative projects. In addition, the students should learn about subjects related to the music in their daily lives and careers as well.
Keywords- Thai Music theory, Thai qualification framework, Rajabhat Universities