Tag Archives: music education research

Sound studies and music education

The Journal of Aesthetic Education has published my overview of sound studies for those working in music education. I review the basic texts, some of the work of those in music education, and pose a few questions. This article explores how … Continue reading

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Why media matter for music education: Penn State’s collaborative music education series

Penn State has put together a series of videos that present introductory material aimed at those interested in music education. My contribution, recorded last spring, addresses a richer understanding of media as socially constructed. Those who want a chance to … Continue reading

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2013 Outstanding Emerging Researcher Award presented by the Center for Music Education Research

I was extremely honored to receive the Outstanding Emerging Researcher Award, presented by the Center for Music Education Research at the Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium at the University of South Florida. I was particularly moved after hearing the exemplary … Continue reading

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The Sense of Technological Determinism [ATMI paper]

Update: the paper I presented has been published as a co-authored chapter: Ruthmann, S.A., Tobias, E. S., Randles, C., & Thibeault, M. D. (2015). Is it the technology? Challenging technological determinism in music education. In C. Randles (Ed.), Music education: Navigating … Continue reading

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GLS Proceedings published

I had the pleasure of working on some really interesting musical games with a team of researchers based here at the University of Illinois, and a paper we wrote has just been published in the GLS 8.0 Proceedings. I’ve added … Continue reading

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The “Menace” of John Philip Sousa: Sound Recording, Media, Amateurism, and Music Education

This talk is part of a larger project I am working on at the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, and also an opportunity to hear from and talk with Jonathan Sterne. Here’s the paper of the talk I … Continue reading

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