Presentations Presented

PRESENTATIONS WHILE AT KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY

 

INTERNATIONAL

Developing and Pilot-Testing Model Cornerstone Assessments for the new National Standards for Music Education in the United States, (2015). 5th International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Connecting Practice, Measurement, and Evaluation, Williamsburg, VA.Peer-Reviewed

Validity of documenting students’ individual progress associated with professional teaching standards through web-based portfolios, (2015). 5th International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Connecting Practice, Measurement, and Evaluation, Williamsburg, VA.Peer-Reviewed

The Impact of Budget Cutbacks on Music Programs in Three Midwestern States (2012). The National Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Vancouver. British Columbia, Canada. With Dale Bazan, Daniel Hellman, and Phillip Payne. Peer-reviewed.

Developing Creative Assessment: Effective Testing for Online or Onsite Music Classes Without Student Stress or Lowered Standards (2011). The 3rd International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Bremen, Germany. Peer-reviewed.

Assessment Practices Implemented in Mid-Western United States’ School Music Programs (2011). The 3rd International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Bremen, Germany. Peer-reviewed.

Using Video Conference for Teacher Professional Development (2011). 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii. Peer- reviewed.

Assessment Practice in American Schools (2011). 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii. Peer-reviewed.

Technology in Music Education (2009). ANU Virtual Music Technology Festival, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Invited.

Videoconference Student Teacher Observations (2008). GAM Virtual Music Technology Festival, Grieg Academy of Music (GAM), Bergen, Norway. Invited

Developing Student Portfolios in Your Band Program (2006). School Leadership Training Sessions, Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic, Chicago, IL. Peer-reviewed

Teaching Musicianship in a Studio Setting (2006). Exploring the Trumpet in Greece at Kalavarita, Greece. Invited

 

NATIONAL

The Model Cornerstone Assessments. How they’re constructed and how we’re going about field-testing them, (2014). NAfME National Instervice Conference, Nashville, TN. Invited

A Culture of Assessment (2014). Webinar for ExamSoft, August 28. Invited

New Standards and Model Cornerstone Assessment (2014). Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference, St. Louis, MO. Peer-reviewed.

Revealing Research: Trends from a Music Teacher Recruitment ASPA (2014). Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference, St. Louis, MO. Peer-reviewed.

Best Practices in Music Teacher Recruitment (2014). Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference, St. Louis, MO. Peer-reviewed.

Identifying Factors of learning through a Senior Survey (2014). TheAnnual Conference for the Higher Learning Commission, Chicago, IL. Peer-reviewed.

Documenting student achievement in written / oral communication and critical thinking from multiple data sources (2014). Texas A&M Assessment Conference, College Station, Texas. AndTheAnnual Conference for the Higher Learning Commission, Chicago, IL. Peer-reviewed.

Strengthening Foundations for Assessment Initiatives through Professional Development (2014). Texas A&M Assessment Conference, College Station, Texas. Peer-reviewed.

The Department Chair: A Resource for Academic Administrators (2014). 31st Annual Academic Chairpersons Conference, Jacksonville, Florida.Peer-reviewed

Encouraging Students to Consider Music Education as a Future Profession (2013). Poster presented at the Society for Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, North Carolina. Peer-reviewed

Validity of Documenting Students' Individual Progress Associated with Professional Teaching Standards through Web-based Portfolios (2013). Poster presented at the Society for Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, North Carolina. Peer-reviewed

Crushing Stereotypes, Making Connections, and Encouraging Creativity: Music and Engineering (2013). ASEE Midwest Section 2013 Annual Conference, Salina, KS. Peer-reviewed.

Assessing Student Learning through the Division of Student Life (2013). Texas A&M Assessment Conference, College Station, Texas. Peer-reviewed.

A university-wide project to implement High-Impact Educational Practices and Assessment (2013). Texas A&M Assessment Conference, College Station, Texas. Peer-reviewed.

Implementation of a Web-Based interface for reporting, organization, and dissemination of student learning outcomes (2012). Higher Learning Commission Assessment Academy, June 6-8. Peer-Reviewed.

Programs that Work: Teacher Recruitment Ideas from Across the Country (2012). Music Education's Biennial National Conference in St. Louis from March 28-31. Peer-reviewed.

Tagging Student Learning Data to be Useful for University Assessment Goals (2012). Texas A&M Assessment Conference, College Station, Texas. Peer-reviewed.

A Culture of Assessment: What Is It and How Do We Achieve It? (2012). Texas A&M Assessment Conference, College Station, Texas. Peer-reviewed.

Impact of 2010 State Budget Cuts on Music Education programs in Kansas‘ Elementary and Secondary Schools (2011). Research Poster Presentation, Symposium on Music Teacher Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Peer-reviewed

Developing Advocacy for your State (2011). Webinar for the National Association for Music Education. Invited

A Culture of Assessment: What is it and how do we achieve it? (2011). Higher Learning Commission Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. Peer-reviewed.

Closing the Loop: Using Data to Improve Academic Programs (2010). Higher Learning Commission Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. Peer-reviewed.

Early Career Impact of Electronic Portfolios in Music Teacher Training (2010). Biennial Music Educators National Conference, Anaheim, CA. Peer-reviewed. Music Teacher Qualifications and Perceived Professional Development Needs in

Midwestern States (2010). Biennial Music Educators National Conference, Anaheim, CA. [Poster]. Peer-reviewed.

Using Web-based Portfolios to Assess Student Learning Outcomes in Program Assessment (2010). Texas A&M Assessment Conference, College Station, Texas. Peer-reviewed.

Closing the Loop: Using Data to Improve Academic Programs (2010). Texas A&M Assessment Conference, College Station, Texas. Peer-reviewed.

Technology-Assisted Professional Development for Practicing Music Teachers (2009). Symposium on Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, NC. [Poster] Peer- reviewed

Technology-Assisted Professional Development (2008).  Step Up Speak Out National Staff Development Council’s 40th Annual Conference, Washington DC. Peer- reviewed

Using iChat for student teacher supervision (2008). Lehman College Education Dept., New York, NY. Invited

Using Video Conference Technology for Distant Field Observation (2008). Vision 2020 University Transformation Conference, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. Peer-reviewed

Developing Student Portfolios in your High School Music Program (2008). MENC (Music Educators) National Conference, Milwaukee, WI. Peer-reviewed

Using Videoconference Technology to Enhance Supervision of Student Teachers in Music (2007). 2nd Biennial Colloquium for Teachers of Instrumental Music Methods (IMTE), Deer Creek, Ohio. Peer-reviewed

Designing Partnerships:  Enhancing Interaction between University & K-12 Music Educators (2005). Intersections: Music Performance, Research, Education Conference (CIC) at Indiana University. Peer-reviewed

 

REGIONAL

Crushing Stereotypes, Making Connections, and Encouraging Creativity: Music and Engineering (2013). ASEE Midwest Section 2013 Annual Conference, Salina, KS. Peer-Reviewed.

Creating a Culture of Assessment Across Your Campus (2013). 3rd Annual Regional Community College Assessment Conference, Kansas City, KS.Peer-reviewed.

Advocating for Music Education: Supporting the Homestead in an Ever Changing Country (2011).  NMEA (Nebraska Music Educators) Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska. Peer-reviewed

Turning Score Study into Teaching Strategies (2011).  NMEA (Nebraska Music Educators) Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska. Peer-reviewed

Technology for the Music Classroom (2011).  NMEA (Nebraska Music Educators) Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska. Peer-reviewed

Developing Advocacy for your State (2011). National Association for Music Education Southern Division, Wichita, KS. Invited

Preparing for your first teaching position (2009). Student Teaching Seminar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Peer-reviewed

Using iChat for student teacher supervision (2008) Division of Education at Lehman College, New York City, NYPeer-reviewed

You’ve Got a Job, Now What? (2007). CMENC chapter at Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO. Invited

Enhancing Your Band Program with Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration (2007). Texas Music Educators Clinic, San Antonio, TX. Peer-reviewed

Enhancing Your Band Program with Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration (2005). Iowa Music Educators Association Conference (IMEA) at Iowa State University. Peer- reviewed

Using Instructional Units and Multi-Media Technology as an Instructional Tool for

Concert Band Rehearsals (2005). Iowa Music Educators Association Conference (IMEA) at Iowa State University. Peer-reviewed

 

STATE

The Importance of the Arts for Developing Engineers. (2014). Arts Science and Beyond: Moving from STEM to STEAM, Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, Hutchinson, KS. Invited

The New National Standards for Music Education and Cornerstone Assessments (2014). Olathe Community Schools and Augusta Community Schools. Invited

Awakening Genius: Introduction to the new National Standards for Music Education (2014) Blue Valley North High School K-12 Inservice. Invited

Current Job Satisfaction and Attitudes of Kansas’ Music Teachers (2014). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

Unveiling the National Core Arts Standards for Music (2014). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

Career Pathways and Other Relevant Issues: An Advocacy Roundtable (2014). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

Common Core in the Elementary Music Class (2013). School Improvement Service Leadership Institute, Girard, KS. Invited

What is the Common Core in a Music Class (2013). The 2013 Olathe Summer Conference, Olathe, KS.; Regional Professional Development Conference, Pittburg KS; Topeka Public School Professional Development, Topeka, KS; Independence Public School Professional Development, Independence, KS Invited.

Important Issues for Kansas' School Music Programs (2013). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

Validity study of web-based portfolios (2013). A Poster for the KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

Assessing Student Learning for the Common Core (2013). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

21st Century Skills and Core Outcomes Assessment (2012). Kansas Bandmasters Convention (KBA). Wichita, Kansas. Invited

Assessment in a Music Classroom (2012). Kansas City Public School Professional Development Workshop, Kansas City, KS.; Sha Invited

Inspire your students: Using visual art to enhance music learning and performance quality (2012). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

Were to go from here" (2012). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

Connecting your music program with the community (2012). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

Assessment in a Music Classroom (2012). Shawnee Mission Professional Development Workshop, Shawnee Mission, KS. Invited

Knowing your students are making the grade: Grading student in performance classes (2011). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer- reviewed

What Music Education Means to Our Students (2011). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

Are Budget Cuts, Limited Support, and Status Outside of Academic Curriculum a Reality to Live with? (2011). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

Teaching Improvisation in Beginning Band (2010). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

Secrets to make your Jazzband Swing (2010). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

A Quality Program is your Best Advocacy (2010). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

What Music Education Means to Our Students (2010). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

TIPS for Effective Band Rehearsals (2009). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas. Peer-reviewed

Technology for your Music Program (2009). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas, Peer-reviewed

How to Survive your First Years of Teaching (2008). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas, Peer-reviewed

Enhancing Transfer Between Community Colleges and 4-Year Institutions in Kansas (2008). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas, Teaching Comprehensively using the National Standards (2008). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas, Peer-reviewed

Developing Student Portfolios in your High School Music Program (2008). KMEA (Kansas Music Educators) Conference, Wichita, Kansas, Peer-reviewed

Portfolios for Music Teacher Education (2007). Professional Development Workshop for the Music Faculty of Hutchinson Community College,Invited.

Grow Your Own Teacher: An Apprenticeship Model for School Music Programs (2007). Kansas Bandmasters Association Conference (KBA), Wichita, KS. Peer- reviewed

Using Instrumental Units and Multi-Media Technology as an Instrumental Tool for Concert Bands  (2007). Kansas Music Educators Conference (KMEA), Wichita, KS. Peer-reviewed

Grow Your Own Teacher: An Apprenticeship Model for School Music Programs (2007). Kansas Music Educators Conference (KMEA), Wichita, KS. Peer- reviewed

How do we do it (2007). Kansas Music Educators Conference (KMEA), Wichita, KS, Presented with Cathy Mallett, Washburn University Striving for Insignificance (2007). Kansas Music Educators Conference (KMEA), Wichita, KS. Peer-reviewed

Developing Student Portfolios in your Band Program (2006). Kansas Music Educators Conference (KMEA) Peer-reviewed

Preventative Discipline for Large Group Rehearsals (2006). Kansas Music Educators Conference (KMEA) February 12, Peer-reviewed

LOCAL

Assessing Student Learning in University Classes Connections between Electrical Engineering and Music Composition The values of music education (2012) Salina Rotary Club, Salina, KS. Invited.

A Freshman Experience: Student Reflection on Past, Present, and Future (2010) 7th Annual Teaching Retreat. Peer-reviewed

How Do We Hear Music (2008). 20th Kansas State University Music Symposium. Invited

How We Got Here: Music Education in America before the 20th Century (2008). 19th Kansas State University Music Symposium. Invited

Where Are We Going: Music Education in America in the 20th Century and Beyond (2008). 19th Kansas State University Music Symposium. Invited

Using Electronic Portfolios for Student Assessment (2007). Fourth Annual K-State Teaching Renewal Retreat. Peer-reviewed

Bringing Relevance to Course Content (2007).Fourth Annual K-State Teaching Renewal Retreat. Peer-reviewed

Planting the Seeds for an Important Crop (2006). 18th Kansas State University Music Symposium. Invited

How Do You Know What They Know?(2006). 18th Kansas State University Music Symposium. Invited

“How is Music Viable” a presentation for the 18th Kansas State University Music Symposium, June 20, 2006 Invited

Interdisciplinary Integration for Bands (2006). 18th Kansas State University Music Symposium. Invited

Each Piece is a Teaching Unit (2006). 18th Kansas State University Music Symposium. Invited

Striving for Insignificance (2006). 18th Kansas State University Music Symposium. Invited

PRESENTATIONS WHILE AT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY NATIONAL

Reinventing a Teaching Approach to Include Authentic Experiences (2003). 23rd Annual Lilly National Conference on College Teaching: The Art and Craft of Teaching, Miami University, Oxford, OH. Peer-reviewed

Using reflection and video self-confrontation to uncover the instructional thought development of student teachers in instrumental music (2003). National College Music Society Conference - Kansas City, MO. Peer-reviewed

 

REGIONAL

Teaching Music Through Band Literature (2005). Tennessee Music Educators State Conference (TMEA), Nashville, TN. Peer-reviewed

Enhancing Interaction Between University and Public School Teachers (2005). Tennessee Music Educators State Conference (TMEA), Nashville, TN. Peer- reviewed

 

How Elementary Students Telate to Opera (2005). Great Lakes Chapter of the College Music Society, Bowling Green, KN.  Peer-reviewed

Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A project between the classes of Band Literature and Art History (2003).  Great Lakes Chapter of the College Music Society Conference - St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN. Peer-reviewed

 

STATE

Preventative Discipline for Large Group Rehearsals (2005). IMEA State Conference, Indianapolis, IN.  Peer-reviewed

Using Instructional Units and Multi-Media Technology as an Instructional Tool for Concert Band Rehearsals (2005). IMEA State Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Peer- reviewed

Interviews with Indiana Band Directors: A Needs Assessment (2005). IMEA State Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Peer-reviewed

 

LOCAL

Departmentally Addresing Student Productivity (2005). Teaching and Learning Conference 7: Academic Endeavors Linking student and Faculty Productivity. Peer-reviewed

Connecting Band Literature to the Other Arts: Application of National Standard #8 (2004). MENC National Conference, Minneapolis, MN. Peer-reviewed

Teaching Music Concepts through Band Literature (2004). IMEA State Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Peer-reviewed

Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A project between the classes of Band Literature and Art History (2003). One Size Fits Some: Multiple Teaching Practices Teaching and Learning Conference V, Ball State University, Muncie, IN. Peer-reviewed

Presentation of student projects (2003) Art History Graduate Class, Ball State University, Invited

 

PRESENTATIONS PRIOR TO UNIVERSITY TEACHING

Student Teacher Self-Assessment (2002). Music Education Class, Cleveland State University.  Invited

Instrumental Conducting for Pre-service Teachers (1996, 1997, 2000).  Online seminar for Wartburg College Music Education Students, Waverly,, IA. Invited

A Case Study of a Student Teacher in Instrumental Music (1997). Illinois Music Educator’s Association Convention, Peoria, IL.

Student Self-assessment for High School Instrumental Music Education. Series of presentations for the Mobile In-Service Training Lab, Winterset, IA.; Carroll, IA.; Denison, IA.; Council Bluffs, IA. Spring, 1995; also presented for the University of Illinois Doctoral Seminar, Urbana, IL. June, 1996; Iowa State University, Ames, IA.  September, 1997  Invited

Implementation of Portfolios in K-12 Music Classes (1994). Middle Level Conference, Des Moines, IA. Invited

How Can Portfolios Enhance Music Classes? (1993).  Iowa Music Educators Conference, Des Moines, IA. Peer-reviewed

 

Strategies for Alternative Assessment in High School Instrumental Music Education (1993).  Iowa Bandmasters Convention, Des Moines, IA. Peer-reviewed

Implementation of Portfolios for Grades K-12 Music Education (1993).  Creston Community Schools Music Department, Creston, IA. Invited

Student Self-assessment for High School Instrumental Music Education (1993).  Iowa State University Music Education, Ames, IA. Invited

The Professional Development Residence Program (1992).  Iowa Bandmasters Convention, Des Moines, IA.  Peer-reviewed

Implementation of Alternative Assessment for Grades K-12 Music Education (1992). North Central Kansas Educational Service Center , Concordia, KS. Peer- reviewed

Portfolio Development in Instrumental Music Education (1990). Wartburg College Education Department , Waverly, IA. Invited

Alternative Assessment in Music Education. Iowa Supervision and Curriculum Conference, Ames, IA. April, 1990 and the Midwest Supervision and Curriculum Conference - Kansas City, MO. September, 1990  Peer-reviewed

Unit Studies in High School Instrumental Music Education (1990). Wartburg College Education Department ,Waverly, IA. Invited