Volume 56

Introduction In recent years, the debate over the use of laptops in the classroom has become more vocal due to the affordability of technology, the widespread availability of Wi-Fi throughout most universities, and the students’ expectations that those services are available to them in the classroom (Schaffhauser, 2008). While some…
Colleges and universities are under increasing pressure to develop online courses for a variety of classes that have traditionally been offered only through face-to-face (F2F) classroom instruction.1 The process of developing these online classes, as well as the challenges involved with implementing and supervising these non-traditional courses, provide a number…
Abstract An experimental curriculum project was developed to incorporate a music major's understanding of music in the video recording of concerts. The directorial approaches of Kirk Browning (to entertain a general audience), Leonard Bernstein (to educate), and Herbert von Karajan (to produce a new art form) were used as models.…
Abstract Scholars rely on primary sources as the foundation of credible research. Sometimes, however, the incorporation of primary sources as fodder for learning in the undergraduate music classroom is overlooked, and instructors miss the opportunity to share with their students the excitement that accompanies viewing an original manuscript, reading a…