Volume 55

Introduction The course, Music and World Events Since 1945, is a graduate multidisciplinary seminar centering on works by major composers in direct response to world events such as war, disease, protest, human rights movements, and environmental issues. Designed and first offered at Roosevelt University in 2013, the course integrates world…
The technology skills and conceptual understandings that music teachers develop, either through formal professional development or through some other means, have influence on the activities they design for their own students. Individual teachers are frequently the catalysts for offering technology-based music classes (Dammers, 2010). While those who conduct classes and…
Introduction At the 2013 ATMI National Conference, the CMS/ATMI Music Technology Lecture treated attendees to the research of Mitchel Resnick. In his lecture, Resnick, who directs the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Laboratory, detailed his investigations into how new technologies can engage people in…