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Freer, Patrick – Contributions to Music Education, 2017
This article describes the process of structural redesign of an undergraduate music education choral methods course. A framework incorporating Problem-based Learning was developed to promote individualized student learning. Ten students participated in the accompanying research study, contributing an array of written and spoken comments as well as…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Music Education, Student Attitudes
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Kuebel, Christa – Contributions to Music Education, 2017
This article is a review of the Ohio Music Education Association Graduate Research Forum presentation from February 2017 in Cleveland. Each year, an expert in the field of music education is invited to the state conference to discuss research, practice, teaching, and learning. The presenter was Dr. J. Terry Gates of "The Hoenny Center for…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Conferences (Gatherings), Universities
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Munroe, Angela – Contributions to Music Education, 2017
In this experimental study, music teachers from a large school district were randomly assigned to one of two hypothetical conditions reflecting different methods for measuring student growth under a merit pay compensation system. In Scenario A, half of a teacher's effectiveness rating was based on student standardized test scores in reading,…
Descriptors: Merit Pay, Music Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Standardized Tests
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Heil, Leila; Berg, Margaret H. – Contributions to Music Education, 2017
This case study addresses a need for evidence of teacher candidates' perceptions of the edTPA. Data were collected via a focus group interview, a survey, and miscellaneous documents. Perceptions of the edTPA were informed by external influences including alumni experiences and internet resources. Perceived positive features of the edTPA included…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Performance Based Assessment
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Bond, Vanessa L. – Contributions to Music Education, 2017
Demographic shifts in public school enrollment within the United States necessitate preparing preservice teachers to teach students with backgrounds that differ from their own ethnically, linguistically, racially, and economically. Culturally responsive education (CRE) is a pedagogy used to validate students' varied experiences, and to teach to…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Music Education, Music, Preservice Teachers
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Overland, Corin – Contributions to Music Education, 2017
Research suggests that a teacher's social and managerial acumen is highly influential over student learning outcomes. This broad collection of skills is categorized in teacher evaluation frameworks using terms like "professional behavior" or "deportment." Despite their importance, there is little evidence to suggest that…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Simulation, Case Studies, Preservice Teachers
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Hedgecoth, David M. – Contributions to Music Education, 2017
The purpose of the current investigation is to examine the extent to which music education is present in the curriculum of Ohio charter schools. These community schools, as they are identified within the state, enroll over 120,000 students across Ohio. While the mission and focus of these schools are easily found in promotional literature and…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Charter Schools, Online Surveys
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Sieger, Crystal – Contributions to Music Education, 2017
Music Performance Anxiety (MPA) is a sometimes debilitating condition affecting many young musicians as they perform in testing or concert settings. These students may consult their teachers to seek aid in overcoming their anxiety. The purpose of this multiple case study was to investigate the strategies and methods utilized by middle and high…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Anxiety, Case Studies
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Shaw, Ryan D. – Contributions to Music Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the lesson planning practices of three experienced band teachers at the high school level. For the purposes of this study, experienced teachers were those with 25 or more years of teaching experience. Research questions were: (a) how do experienced high school band teachers plan for teaching, and (b)…
Descriptors: Lesson Plans, Music, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Tan, Leonard – Contributions to Music Education, 2017
Practice, skill and competition are important aspects of participating in school bands and orchestras. However, writers have questioned their value. In this philosophical paper, I mine the writings of the American pragmatists--in particular, their theories of habit and experience--to construct a theory of action for instrumental music education,…
Descriptors: Competition, Music Techniques, Music, Music Education
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Reese, Jill – Contributions to Music Education, 2017
This study describes interactions between preservice music teachers and experienced teachers during virtual mentoring sessions embedded in field experiences for an elementary general music methods course. Participants were preservice music teachers (mentees) and experienced teachers (mentors). Videos of six mentoring sessions were transcribed,…
Descriptors: Interaction, Music, Music Education, Preservice Teachers
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Rawlings, Jared – Contributions to Music Education, 2016
This systematic review of literature presents empirical research published between 2003-2013 examining the use of E-portfolios within music teacher education programs located in the United States. International E-portfolio research in music teacher education offers a backdrop and a thematic influence throughout this review. The central research…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, Portfolios (Background Materials), Teacher Education Programs
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Rohwer, Debbie – Contributions to Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this review of literature was to synthesize findings of studies investigating community bands. This review of literature centers on research that has been conducted on community bands in status studies, historical/cultural studies, pedagogical studies, health and wellness studies, and intergenerational studies. The last section of…
Descriptors: Musicians, Music, Music Activities, Music Techniques
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Hartz, Barry; Bauer, William – Contributions to Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to examine the effect of ear playing instruction on adult amateur wind instrumentalists' musical self-efficacy. Ten volunteer members of a community band in a small town in Ohio completed the "Ear Playing Profile" both prior to and following an eight-week period of instruction in playing by ear…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Music, Music Education, Auditory Training
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Bernhard, H. Christian II – Contributions to Music Education, 2016
The primary purpose of the study was to compare perceived levels of burnout among music educators by grade level taught, state teaching certification status, and music specialization. The secondary purpose was to examine relationships among perceived burnout, and academic as well as personal variables. Participants for the study were 258…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Music Teachers, Correlation, Teacher Characteristics
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