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Daniel C. Johnson

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910.962.7559
johnsond@uncw.edu

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Cultural Arts Buidlng 1056

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M - F: 10:00 - 11:00 AM

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Recent Publications

View select articles in SeaHawk Docks

 

2019

The Importance of Listening in Music Education. In D. Worthington & G. Bodie (Eds.), Handbook of Listening. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. (accepted).

Holistic Musical Thinking: A Pedagogical Model and Taxonomy. New York, NY: Routledge.(under contract)

In collaboration with Matthews, W. Instructional decision-making among expert choral and instrumental directors: How musical setting influences pedagogy. Research Issues in Music Education.(accepted)   

 

2018

Music assessment in specialized approaches: Assessment and Orff Schulwerk Pedagogy. In T. Brophy (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Assessment Policy and Practice in Music Education, (pp. 539 – 560). New York, NY:  Oxford University Press.

Pilot Testing the Model Cornerstone Assessment: Grade 2. In K. Parkes and F. Burrak (Eds.), Applying Model Cornerstone Assessments in K–12 Music: A Research-Supported Approach, (pp. 17 – 38). Washington, D. C.: Rowman & Littlefield.

In collaboration with Matthews, W. Pilot Testing the Model Cornerstone Assessment: Harmonizing Instruments. In K. Parkes and F. Burrak (Eds.), Applying Model Cornerstone Assessments in K–12 Music: A Research-Supported Approach(pp. 89 – 106). Washington, D. C.: Rowman & Littlefield.

In collaboration with Fautley, M. Investigating the influence of international contexts on assessment terminology in American and English music education systems. In T. Brophy & M. Fautley (Eds.), Context matters: Selected papers from the 6th International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education (pp. 205-214). GIA Publications: Chicago, IL. 

In collaboration with Stanley, A. M., Falter, H. E., Greene, J. L. R., Moore, H. L., Paparone, S., Smith, J. C., & Snell, A. H. Reflections on Music Teacher Professional Development: Teacher-Generated Policies and Practices. Arts Education Policy Review.

2017

Musical Explorations: Fundamentals Through Experience—Sixth Edition. 365 pp.Kendall/Hunt: Dubuque, IA.

In collaboration with Peterson, A., Spears, A., & Vest, J. Investigating “Understanding by Design” in the National Music Education Standards: Perspectives and Practices of Music Teachers and Music Teacher Educators. Visions of Research in Music Education, 30.Retrieved from http://www.rider.edu/~vrme

In collaboration with Fautley, M. Assessment of Whole Class Instrumental Music Learning in England and the United States of America. Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education, 45(6),701-709. doi: 10.1080/03004279.2017.1347131

In collaboration with Matthews, W. Promoting Technology-Based Collaboration Among Pre-Service Music Educators: An Inter-University Project. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 29(3), 436-446.

How Orff is your Schulwerk? Musicworks, Journal of the Australian National Council of Orff Schulwerk, 22(1), 9-14. 

In collaboration with Matthews, W. Experienced General Music Teachers’ Instructional Decision Making. International Journal of Music Education, 35 (2), 189-201.doi: 0255761415620531

2016

In collaboration with Davis, V. W. The effects of musical ensembles-in-residence on elementary students’ auditory discrimination and spatial reasoning skills: A longitudinal study. Visions of Research in Music Education, 28. Retrieved from http://www.rider.edu/~vrme

2015

In collaboration with Matthews, W. Experienced General Music Teachers’ Instructional Decision Making. International Journal of Music Education. 0255761415620531.

Musical Explorations: Fundamentals Through Experience—Updated Fifth Edition. 385 pp. Kendall/Hunt: Dubuque, IA.

Exploring Music Technology – Fourth Edition. 105 pp. Kendall Hunt: Dubuque, IA.

Measurement and Evaluation for the Music Educator – Second Edition. 65 pp. Kendall Hunt: Dubuque, IA.

2013

Creating Meaningful Music Listening Experiences with Active Music-Making. Musicworks, Journal of the Australian National Council of Orff Schulwerk, 18 (1), 49-56.

Music Listening and Critical Thinking – What’s the Connection? Alaska Music Educators Journal 52 (1), 5 – 7.

For full text of selected publications, see Dr. Johnson's entries on  SeaHawk DOCKS.

Recent Presentations

2019

Relative Solmization with Applications to Brass Playing Techniques.Conference Presentation at Agnes meets Guido: Relative Solmization in Musical Education, Hannover, Germany.

In collaboration with Harney, K., & Languell, A. Investigating Integrated Music Education: Quality of Teaching and Levels of Integration. Presentation at the Symposium on Music Teacher Education, The Society for Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, NC.

In collaboration with Matthews, M. Factors Influencing Experienced Music Teachers’ Instructional Planning: Perspectives on Practice & Implications for Professional Development. Presentation at the Symposium on Music Teacher Education, The Society for Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, NC.

In collaboration with Palmer, M. Music Learning from the Adolescent Learner’s Perspective: A Multiple Case Study. Conference Session at the 27th EAS Conference/7th European ISME Regional Conference, “The School I’d Like” – Music Education meeting the needs of the children and young people today, Malmö, Sweden

Evaluating Professional Development through the Lenses of Creativity and Kinesthesia: Andragogy for General Music Teaching and Learning. Conference Session at the Seventh International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Gainesville, FL.

In collaboration with Matthews, W. Factors Influencing Music Teachers’ Instructional Planning: A Pilot Survey. Conference Session at the Seventh International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Gainesville, FL.

In collaboration with Harney, K., & Languell, A. B. Investigating the Relevance of Music Integration: Perspectives and Practices of Elementary Music and Classroom Teachers. Research Presentation. Mountain Lake Colloquium, Mountain Lake, VA.

Teachers as Learners: An Examination of Authentic Professional Development through Self-Reflection.Research Presentation at the Twelfth Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, Tampa, FL.

In collaboration with Palmer, M. Envisioning Contemporary Music Education through an Authentic, Inclusive, and Transdisciplinary Framework.Research Presentation at the Twelfth Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, Tampa, FL.

2018

In collaboration with Palmer, M. 21st Century Music Pedagogy: Integrating Creativity and Critical Reflection for Lifelong and Diverse Musicianship. Research Presentation at the 2018 Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Investigating Traditional Music Transmission: Perspectives of Experienced Musicians on Teaching and Learning the Great Highland Bagpipes.Research Presentation at the 2018 Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference, Atlanta, GA.\

In collaboration with Giray, S., Gumm, A., Katarzyna, B. Koner, K., & Matthews, W., Inclusive and Accessible Large Ensembles Strategies for Experienced Teachers.Research Presentation at the 2018 Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Integrated Arts Education for Next Gen Teachers, Teacher Educators, and their Students.Presentation at the 2018 National Association for Professional Development Schools, Jacksonville, FL.

Innovative Teacher Professional Development: Local, Reflective, Self-Initiated, and Differentiated.Presentation at the 2018 National Association for Professional Development Schools, Jacksonville, FL.

2017

In collaboration with Fautley, M. Investigating the Influence of International Contexts on Assessment Terminology in American and British Music Education Systems. Conference Session and Research Presentation at The Sixth International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Birmingham, England.

In collaboration with Matthews, W. Comparing Perspectives on Assessment among American Choral and Instrumental Music Educators: How Pedagogical Context Matters. Conference Session at The Sixth International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Birmingham, England.

Assessing the Impact of Chamber Music Participation among High-School Instrumentalists on the Development of Twenty-First Century Skills: An Action Research Project. Conference Session and Research Presentation at The Sixth International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Birmingham, England.

Listening lesson: How culture mediates music listening experiences. Lightening Talk Presentation at the Eleventh Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, Tampa, FL.

The influence of chamber music experience on developing twenty-first century skills: Exploring the human dimension. Research Presentation at the Eleventh Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, Tampa, FL.

In collaboration with Matthews, W. and Nolker, B. Teacher decision-making in choral and instrumental ensembles: Contextual influences on pedagogy. Research Presentation at the Eleventh Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, Tampa, FL.

2016

Examining American Pre-Service Teacher Attitudes and Perspectives about General Music Instruction: Is it an Ugly Duckling? ISME International Conference Research Paper Presentation at the Thirty-First World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Glasgow, Scotland.

In collaboration with Nolker, B. Instructional Decision-Making Processes of American Choral Music Educators. ISME International Conference Symposium Presentation at the Thirty-First World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Glasgow, Scotland.

In collaboration with Bond, J., Day-Salmon, S., & Splitter, S. Taking a Critical Look at Orff-Schulwerk: An International Roundtable. ISME International Conference Symposium Chair at the Thirty-First World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Glasgow, Scotland.

In collaboration with Fautley, M., Ogawa, M., & Shah, S. International Comparisons of Music Education Systems: Four Variations on a Theme. ISME International Conference Symposium Co-Chair at the Thirty-First World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Glasgow, Scotland.

In collaboration with Matthews, W. Promoting Professional Collaboration among Pre-Service Music Education Majors: Pedagogy through Technology. Presentation at the National In-Service Conference, National Association for Music Education, Atlanta, GA.

In collaboration with Falter, H. E., Greene, J., Moore, H. L., Paparone, S., Smith, J. C., & Stanley, A. M. The Ages and Stages of Professional Development: Reflections on Pedagogy and Practice. Presentation at the National In-Service Conference, National Association for Music Education, Atlanta, GA.

2015

Scholarship as Service-Learning, Pre-Professional Engagement, and Artistic Performances. Presentation at the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities Annual Conference, Omaha, NE.

Back to the Future: Pre-Service Teacher Attitudes and Beliefs about General Music Instruction. Presentation at the Symposium on Music Teacher Education, The Society for Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, NC.

In collaboration with Peterson, A., Spears, A., & Vest, J. An Examination of “Understanding by Design” in the National Music Education Standards: Perspectives and Practices of Music Teachers and Music Teacher Educators. Presentation at the Symposium on Music Teacher Education, The Society for Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, NC.

In collaboration with Everett, P., Waegerle, M., & Wheat, B. A+ Goes to College: Preparing Pre-Service Teachers for Two-Way Integration. 20 Years of A+ Schools Conference, Raleigh, NC.

In collaboration with Peterson, A., Spears, A., & Vest, J. Understanding By Design and Music Education: An Examination of Its Current Applications. Instrumental Music Teacher Educators (IMTE) Colloquium, Perrysville, OH.

In collaboration with Fautley, M. An International and Developmental Comparison of Assessment Practices in the United States and England. Conference Session at The Fifth International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Williamsburg, VA.

In collaboration with Fautley, M. An International and Developmental Comparison of Assessment Practices in the United States and England. Research Poster at The Fifth International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Williamsburg, VA.

The Effect of an Undergraduate Measurement and Evaluation Course on General Music Teacher. Conference Session at The Fifth International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Williamsburg, VA.

The Effect of an Undergraduate Measurement and Evaluation Course on General Music Teacher. Research Poster at The Fifth International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Williamsburg, VA.