Contributions to Music Education

Vision 2020 and Beyond: Imminent Deadlines of the Housewright Declaration
Contributions to Music Education (2016) Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 71-91

As we approach the year 2020, it is important to consider the impact of the Housewright Symposium, and to evaluate the development of music education since the publication of the Housewright Declaration . The purpose of this article was to ...

The Use of E-Portfolios in Music Teacher Education Programs: 2003-2013
Contributions to Music Education (2016) Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 53-69

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 ...

The Effects of Single Laban Effort Action Instruction on Undergraduate Conducting Students’ Gestural Clarity
Contributions to Music Education (2016) Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 93-111

The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of Laban Effort Action (slash) instruction in an undergraduate conducting class on college wind ensemble member’s ratings of conductors’ gestural clarity . Participants – undergraduate and graduate wind ensemble members ...

The Effect of Ear Playing Instruction on Adult Amateur Wind Instrumentalists’ Musical Self-Efficacy: An Exploratory Study
Contributions to Music Education (2016) Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 31-51

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 ...

The Association Between Music Training, Background Music, and Adult Reading Comprehension
Contributions to Music Education (2016) Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 131-143

The purpose of this research was to determine whether music training is correlated with increased reading comprehension skills in young adults . In addition, an attempt was made to replicate Patson and Tippett’s (2011) finding that background music impairs language ...

Research on Community Bands: Past, Present, and Future
Contributions to Music Education (2016) Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 15-30

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 ...

Investigating Burnout Among Elementary and Secondary School Music Educators: A Replication
Contributions to Music Education (2016) Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 145-156

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 ...

Graduate Research Forum Review -- A Usable Past: The Value of Historical Research to Music Education Practice
Contributions to Music Education (2016) Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 157-159

Dr . Marie McCarthy, Professor of Music Education at the University of Michigan, was the guest speaker for the 2016 Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) Graduate Research Forum held in conjunction with the annual OMEA Professional Development Conference . Her ...

Colloquy: Rethinking Impact in Music Education Research
Contributions to Music Education (2016) Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 9-14

The Colloquy is the editor's column for Contributions to Music Education. Among other purposes, it provides an opportunity to highlight important topics relative to research about music teaching and learning. This article focuses on new ways of thinking about impact ...

A Web-Based Environment for Facilitating Reflective Self Assessment of Choral Conducting Students
Contributions to Music Education (2016) Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 113-130

The purpose of this study was to examine influences of parental involvement-home music environment, family background, and parenting style factors on success in school music and in school. Participants (N=1114) were music students in grades 4-12 from six regions of ...

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A primary purpose is to recognize and highlight the importance of social science research in guiding educational practice. The journal is a fully peer-reviewed publication focused on issues related to music teaching and learning in school contexts. With a history of over 40 years in print, CME has supported scholarly investigation into music education since 1972.

Publisher Ohio Music Education Association
Country United States of America
ISSN (Print) 0190-4922
Year started 1972
Indexed 403 articles
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