As a result of the cooperation between the Grupo de Investigación Stellae (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela) and IARTEM (International Association for Research on Textbook and Educational Media), with the support of other institutions and groups, this book is the result of a collaborative work made by a large group of national and international Music Education researchers. The volume brings reflections on the meaning, role and importance of didactic materials for music development. The title brings considerations and researches form authors from different countries. It is one of the first works of its kind to assemble, systematize and organize researches on Music Education and Didactic Materials.
In this historical moment, disrupted by digital technologies incorporated into daily life, as this terrible pandemic we are suffering has made with stark evidence, ethnography becomes an essential tool to understand what is happening in contemporary culture and society.
The post-human shift has given way to new forms of research, becoming a catalyst for other ways of thinking and research under a general term called post-qualitative research. This new form of positioning invites us to rethink and re-situate our own practice in relation to educational research.