3D printing in preschool music education: Opportunities and challenges

Federico Avanzini, Adriano Baratè, Luca A. Ludovico
2019 QWERTY - Interdisciplinary Journal of Technology, Culture and Education  
In this paper we explore the potential of 3D printing in the context of preschool music learning, with the aim of making visible its educational value. After analyzing embodied and enactive approaches in preschool and the adoption of tangible interfaces for music education, we review novel technologies in the field of additive fabrication and 3D printing and highlight their potential for music learning. Subsequently, we propose didactic experiences based on a manipulative approach and using
more » ... ady-available or user-customized 3D models. Finally, we present a case study that investigates alternative forms of music notation.
doi:10.30557/qw000012 fatcat:5heaxk7khzgsvddlwlh3457xbi