ERIC Number: EJ966691
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
Motivation to Work: How to Sustain a Research Career in Higher Education: A Summary of the 2011 Ohio Music Education Association Research Forum
Bond, Vanessa L.
Contributions to Music Education, v38 n1 p81-85 2011
Dr. James R. Austin, Professor of Music Education and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, was the guest speaker for the 2011 Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) Research Committee's Graduate Research Forum held in conjunction with the annual OMEA Professional Development Conference. During his presentation, Austin shared his knowledge of research success gleaned from over 20 years as a music education researcher and educator. Austin concentrated his discussion on finding the motivation to sustain a research agenda throughout a career in higher education. This summary details his advice, presentation highlights, and suggested readings.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, Music Education, Educational Researchers, Career Development, Motivation, Persistence, Agenda Setting, Work Environment, Interaction, Systems Approach, Group Dynamics, Professional Occupations, Culture, College Faculty, Quality of Working Life, Age Differences
Ohio Music Education Association. Cleveland State University, 2121 Euclid Avenue MU332, Cleveland, OH 44115. e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://cme.webhop.org/
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ohio