Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Music Teacher Education field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Music Teacher Education majors need many skills, but most especially Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Music Teacher Education majors need more than the average amount of Installation, Management of Material Resources, Management of Financial Resources, Operations Analysis, Speaking, Instructing, Learning Strategies, Social Perceptiveness, Time Management, Active Learning, Monitoring, Active Listening, Systems Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Management of Personnel Resources, Systems Evaluation, Complex Problem Solving, Writing, Service Orientation, Negotiation, Persuasion, Coordination, Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making, Technology Design, Repairing, Mathematics, Programming, Science, Equipment Selection, Quality Control Analysis, Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, Equipment Maintenance, and Troubleshooting.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Music Teacher Education majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Installation is very distinctive for majors, but the Speaking, Reading Comprehension, Instructing, Learning Strategies, Active Listening, Writing, Active Learning, Monitoring, Critical Thinking, Complex Problem Solving, Time Management, Social Perceptiveness, Judgment and Decision Making, Systems Analysis, Systems Evaluation, Coordination, Service Orientation, Persuasion, Management of Personnel Resources, Negotiation, Operations Analysis, Mathematics, Management of Material Resources, Science, Management of Financial Resources, Technology Design, Quality Control Analysis, Programming, Operation Monitoring, Repairing, Equipment Selection, Operation and Control, Installation, Equipment Maintenance, and Troubleshooting are the three most important skills for people in the field.