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General News : Aug 15, 2017

Music education faculty and Ph.D. student present at the International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education

UF music education faculty members Dr. William Bauer, Dr. Marshall Haning and Dr. Megan Sheridan, along with Ph.D. student Jason Longtin, presented their research at the International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education (ISAME) held April 18-21, 2017 in Birmingham, England. ISAME was founded by Dr. Timothy Brophy, Director of Institutional Assessment and Professor of Music Education at the University of Florida.  Dr. Brophy was also the co-chair of this year’s symposium.

Dr. Bauer presented “Online Interactive Video Assessment Strategies and Tools for Music Education,” Dr. Haning presented “Achievement or Attitude: Performance Assessment Practices of Secondary Music Teachers,” and Dr. Sheridan presented, “A Content Analysis of Assessment in General Music Today,” all of which were accepted for publication in the book Selected Papers from the 6th International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education

Dr. Bauer, along with Dr. Jim Austin, University of Colorado-Boulder, and Dr. Josh Russell, University of Hartford, gave a 90-minute symposium entitled “Preparing Young Teachers to Assess Musical Learning: Implications for Undergraduate Curricula.”  

Longtin, a Ph.D. student in music education, served as the Symposium Assistant. Longtin, along with co-authors Gail Kuppan, Emma Nenadic, and Nikki Booth from Birmingham City University, have had their paper “Assessing the International Principles of Assessment in Music Education” accepted for publication in the book Selected Papers from the 6th International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education.