Journal of Urban Culture Research

Publication Date



The aims of this research were first to study cultures outside the ASEAN Economic Community - AEC that have entered Thai society and their affects on the original values of music education students during the 10-year period from 2006-15. Secondly, to study the ways of life and learning behaviors of the music education students at the higher education level caused by the consumption of cultures outside the AEC. The qualitative research method in collecting and analyzing data from documents and interviews was utilized. The research focused on a sample group of educators with direct experience in the with music education graduates and those with direct experience in hiring graduates of music education programs. The research results showed that the influence of foreign cultures outside the AEC are composed of two factors: 1) The consumption of music and entertainment content and 2) the use of modern media and technology. These variables affect the ways of life and learning behaviors of the music education students throughout the 10-year period.



First Page


Last Page




To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.