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Paradigms and Processes of Research in Music Teaching and Learning (423-0-1)


Steven J Morrison

Meeting Info

RCMA Lower Level 113: Tues, Thurs 11:00AM - 12:20PM

Overview of class

An introductory graduate course that explores fundamentals of designing and implementing research that focuses on human participants. We will consider the basics of quantitative and qualitative approaches to inquiry, explore the development of compelling research questions, and develop strategies to evaluate published studies. A helpful first step for graduate students considering topics, projects, or theses that focus on musical behavior.

Class Materials (Required)

Performing Music Research (Williamon, Ginsborg, Perkins, & Waddell), Oxford University Press, 2021. ISBN 978-0-19-871454-5

Class Materials (Suggested)

Luker, Salsa Dancing into the Social Sciences: Research in an Age of Info-glut [Available free in ebook format through the NU library]

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. [Available in ebook format]

Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 9th ed. [Available in ebook format]

Silvia, How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing, 2nd ed. 2018. ISBN 978-1433829734