Articles

Attracting the Next Generation of Music Educators: A Case Study of Music Education Institutional Recruiting Practices
Contributions to Music Education (2018) Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 19-38

Institutions of higher education develop rich and effective marketing and recruitment plans, often devoting a great deal of time and energy to attract prospective students and their families. Music education programs often develop specialized recruiting strategies. The purpose of this ...

Learning to Teach Graduate Students: A Self-Study by Students and a Faculty Member
Update (2016) Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 54-60

This study examined our perceptions as a music education professor and three PhD students as we conducted a self-study of our individual and collective experiences teaching graduate students. We framed our work around the key question: How do PhD students ...

Introducing Social Emotional Learning to Music Education Professional Development
Update (2013) Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 28-36

There are more knowledge bases, skills, and dispositions that teachers need to have than can be covered in undergraduate music teacher education. One knowledge base that music teachers could benefit from, which is rarely covered in preservice teacher education, is ...

Music Teacher Education at a Liberal Arts College: Perspectives Across Campus
Journal of Music Teacher Education (Online) (2016) Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 95-108

In 2012, a committee at a small Midwestern liberal arts college, Lake Forest College, embarked on a journey to create a music education teacher licensure major. Drawing from narrative inquiry, this article reports how the dean of faculty, education department ...