Methodology support for the musical training for visually impaired in research papers: a review of Russian pedagogical publications
The review of the subject field of research and publications in the field of music education for the blind and visually impaired presented in the t national database- aims to establish the boundaries of the subject field and identify gaps in this area of educational research through multi-stage electronic search based on keywords, manual search in journals, conference proceedings and dissertations for the period from 2010 to 2022. The research activity in this field tends to become more dynamic, and the priority of research interest in the problems of general music education for visually impaired children is identified. The main thematic areas are shown: methodological support for teaching music to the blind and visually impaired in professional and pre-professional education; general music education of visually impaired children in Russia and abroad; the influence of musical activity on the development of blind and visually impaired children, etc. The study reveals a gap in research and publications on methodological support for teaching music to the blind and visually impaired in the system of supplementary education, as well as music teacher training for visually impaired children outside special education institutions.