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ERIC Number: EJ878597
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0190-4922
Publishing Your Music Education Research: A Seminar for Future Authors--A Summary of the 2009 Ohio Music Education Association Research Forum Presented By Dr. Wendy Sims
Schatt, Matthew D.
Contributions to Music Education, v36 n2 p97-101 2009
The Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) Research Committee annually hosts a Graduate Research Forum in conjunction with the OMEA's Professional Development Conference. In 2009, the guest speaker was Dr. Wendy Sims, Director of Music Education at the University of Missouri--Columbia and Editor of the Journal of Research in Music Education. An Ohio native, Sims received her undergraduate and masters degrees in music education from Kent State University and earned her Ph. D. from Florida State University. An author and practicing researcher, Sims has published in a variety of preeminent journals including "Psychology of Music, International Journal of Music Education, Music Educators Journal, and Journal of Research in Music Education". Sims encouraged those in attendance to consider research as a viable opportunity for professional growth. She also provided insights into the periodical publication process, offering suggestions to assist both novice and experienced researchers in developing their understanding of what is needed to author publishable research studies.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ohio