Contributions to Music Education

Colloquy: Considering the Goodness of Music Education Research
Contributions to Music Education (2019) Vol. 44, No. 1-2, pp. 11-18

The role of music education research is important in a number of ways. A primary purpose is to make music teaching and learning better, which is often fulfilled by teachers. The good work they do every day is highlighted in ...

Graduate Research Forum Review 2019: Keeping Our Doors Open: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Music Education for 2019
Contributions to Music Education (2019) Vol. 44, No. 1-2, pp. 201-210

In February of this year, music educators from around the state of Ohio gathered once again for the annual Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) Professional Development Conference held in Cleveland. The research track of the conference commenced with the Graduate ...

A Music Educator’s First-Hand Account of the Struggle To Reform American Education (1953-2018)
Contributions to Music Education (2019) Vol. 44, No. 1-2, pp. 185-199

This article provides the author’s thoughts concerning nine major events, reports, and pieces of legislation that have shaped American education over the past 65 years. It also lists several lessons he has learned from these efforts. In addition, a number ...

Self-Compassion Levels in Music and Non-Music Students
Contributions to Music Education (2019) Vol. 44, No. 1-2, pp. 167-184

Self-compassion is a relatively new construct that is viewed as an alternative to self-esteem. Self-compassion can be described as how individuals views themselves when encountering failure or obstacles. The purpose of this study was to examine how college-age music students ...

The Preparation of Music Teacher Educators to Use and Teach Assessment
Contributions to Music Education (2019) Vol. 44, No. 1-2, pp. 145-165

Preparing to become a music teacher educator is a complex process and one component of this process should be learning to model, demonstrate, and teach assessment practices to preservice music educators. The purpose of this exploratory qualitative study was to ...

The Evolution and Use of Verbal Protocols in the Study of Music Teacher Cognition
Contributions to Music Education (2019) Vol. 44, No. 1-2, pp. 127-144

The purpose of this literature review is to define verbal protocols and explore how two methodological tools — think-alouds and stimulated recall — may apply to research in music education practices. Pinpointing the inner workings of these processes may extend ...

An Examination of Music Education Majors’ Perceptions of Lesson Planning
Contributions to Music Education (2019) Vol. 44, No. 1-2, pp. 97-125

The purpose of this study was to examine music education majors’ perceptions of lesson planning in the university curricula. Specifically, the author was interested in which classes the respondents were taught to construct and use lesson plans, their perceptions about ...

Undergraduate Musicians’ Remembered Benefits and Motives for Participating in Honor Ensembles
Contributions to Music Education (2019) Vol. 44, No. 1-2, pp. 81-95

Given the prevalence of honor ensembles (Lien & Humphreys, 2001) and the lack of research investigating these ensembles outside of the event itself, the purpose of this study was to examine collegiate musicians’ remembered benefits and experiences of such honor ...

Connections and Disconnections: Music Cooperating Teachers’ Perceptions of Working with Universities
Contributions to Music Education (2019) Vol. 44, No. 1-2, pp. 55-79

The purpose of this study was to reveal how K-12 music teachers who mentor preservice music teachers during the student teaching internship (i.e., cooperating teachers) perceive their experiences of working with higher education institutions. The questions of the study are: ...

Required Choral Repertoire in State Music Education Performance Assessment Events
Contributions to Music Education (2019) Vol. 44, No. 1-2, pp. 39-53

This study investigated required repertoire lists for state music education associations’ choral performance assessment events in the National Association for Music Education North Central division. Questions included: (a) How many states have required repertoire lists; (b) What categories/genres and historical ...

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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 437 articles
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