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Books (1)

 

  • Burrack, F. & Parkes, K. (2018). Applying model cornerstone assessments in K-12 music: A research supported approach. Rowman & Littlefield Pub, New York, NY.

 

Book Chapters (17)

 

  • Burrack, F. & Parkes, K. (2019). Developing standards-based music assessment. In T. S. Brophy (Ed.), Handbook on assessment policy and practice in music education (Vol. 1) (pp. 651-670). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Burrack, F.  (2019). Music assessment in higher education. In T. S. Brophy (Ed.), Handbook on assessment policy and practice in music education (Vol. 1) (pp. 697-720). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Wesoloski, B., Burrack, F., & Parkes, K. (2018). Phenomenography: Bringing Together Theory and Practice Through the Process of National Standards Development and Measure Construction, In T.S. Brophy & M. Fautley (Ed.) Context Matters: Selected Papers from the Sixth International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education.
  • Burrack, F. (2018). Grade Equivalent Scores. In B. Frey, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation, Thousand Oaks, CA.
  • Burrack, F. (2018). Maturation. In B. Frey, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation, Thousand Oaks, CA.
  • Burrack, F. (2018). Authentic Assessment. In B. Frey, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation, Thousand Oaks, CA.
  • Burrack, F. (2018). Teaching resource guide: Pastime with good company. In Teaching Music through Performance in Band (ed. Miles, R), GIA Publications: Chicago, IL. 391-400.
  • Burrack, F. (2016). Teaching resource guide: Afro Blue. In Teaching Music through Performance in Jazz (ed. Miles, R), GIA Publications: Chicago, IL. 223-229.
  • Burrack, F. (2016). Teaching resource guide: Moanin’. In Teaching Music through Performance in Jazz (ed. Miles, R), GIA Publications: Chicago, IL. 263-267.
  • Burrack, F. & Payne, P. (2016). Validity of documenting students’ individual progress associated with professional teaching standards through web-based portfolios. In T.S. Brophy, J. Marlatt, & G. K. Ritcher (Eds.), Connecting practice, measurement, and evaluation: Selected papers from the 5th International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, (pp. 99-119). Chicago, IL: GIA.
  • Burrack, F. (2014). Teaching resource guide: Barbarossa. In Teaching Music through Performance in Band Vol. 10 (ed. Miles, R), GIA Publications: Chicago, IL. 214-221.
  • Burrack, F. (2014). Teaching resource guide: Gently Touch the Sky. In Teaching Music through Performance in Middle School Band (ed. Miles, R), GIA Publications: Chicago, IL. 390-396.
  • Burrack, F. (2012). Teaching resource guide: Rest. In Teaching Music through Performance in Band Vol. 9 (ed. Miles, R), GIA Publications: Chicago, IL. 396-403.
  • Burrack, F. & Feyes, A. (2012). Assessment Practices Implemented in Mid-Western United States’ School Music Programs. In Brophy, T & Lehman-Wermser (Eds.) Music Assessment Across Cultures and Continents: The Culture of Shared Practice. Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education (129-140). GIA Publications: Chicago, IL.
  • Meyerdierks, B., Buonviri, N., Burrack, F., & VanWeelden, K. (2012). Developing creative assessment: Effective alternative evaluation for online or on-site music classes without student stress or lowered standards. In Brophy, T & Lehman- Wermser (Eds.) Music Assessment Across Cultures and Continents: The Culture of Shared Practice. Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education (329-341). GIA Publications: Chicago, IL.
  • Burrack, F. (2011). Teaching resource guide: Amen!. In Teaching Music through Performance in Band Vol. 8 (ed. Miles, R), GIA Publications: Chicago, IL. 201- 209.
  • Burrack, F. (2009). Teaching resource guide: Little suite for band. In Teaching Music through Performance in Band (ed. Miles, R), GIA Publications: Chicago, IL. 182-189.

Published Articles (32)

  • Payne, P., Burrack, F., Parkes, K., & Wesolowski, B. (2018). An emerging process of assessment in music education. Music Educators Journal. (Volume, Issue, and DOI - TBD)
  • Payne, Phillip and Burrack, Frederick (2017) Predictive Ability from ePortfolios of Student Achievement Associated with Professional Teaching Standards: An Exploratory Case Study, Research & Issues in Music Education: Vol. 13 : No. 1 , Article 6. Available at: http://ir.stthomas.edu/rime/vol13/iss1/6
  • Burrack, F. & Urban, C. (2016). Design for a Transparent and Engaging Assessment Website. National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment: Making Learning Outcomes Usable & Transparent. https://illinois.edu/blog/view/915/416925
  • Burrack, F. & Payne, P. (2016). Advocacy. Kansas Music Review 79(2). URL: http://kmr.ksmea.org/?issue=201516s&section=columns&page=advocacy
  • Porter, A., Payne, P., Burrack. F., & Fredrickson, W. (2016). Encouraging Students to Consider Music Education as a Future Profession. Journal of Music Teacher Education. http://jmt.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/1057083715619963v1.pdf?ijkey=mdZLk1I5Q5r1x0w&keytype=finite
  • Burrack, F. & Urban, C. (Nov/Dec, 2014). Strengthening Foundations for Assessment Initiatives through Professional Development. Assessment Update,26(6), 5-6, 12.
  • Burrack, F. & Payne, P. (2014). Documenting the Quality of Student Learning in Music. Kansas Music Review 77.3 Fall Issue 2014-15. URL: http://kmr.ksmea.org/?issue=201415f&section=articles&page=assessments
  • Burrack, F. (2014) Student Learning Assessment for Program Improvement. The Department Chair: A Resource for Academic Administrators. 25(1), 10-12.
  • Burrack, F., Payne, P., Bazan, D. & Hellman, D. (2014). The Impact of Budget Cutbacks on Music Teaching Positions and District Funding in Three Midwestern States. Update: Applications of Research in Music Education URL: http://upd.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/04/29/8755123314521039
  • Burrack, F. & Payne, P. (2014). Kansas Music Teacher Satisfaction and Issues Increased in the Past Two Years That Contribute to Stress for Music Teachers. Kansas Music Review 77.2 Spring Issue 2013-14. URL: http://kmr.ksmea.org/?issue=201314s&section=columns&page=advocacy
  • Burrack, F. (2013). Assessment and the Common Core: How do the common core standards relate to music? Kansas Music Review, 76(3). http://kmr.ksmea.org/?issue=201314f&section=articles&page=core_music
  • Councill, K., Brewer, W., Burrack, F. & Juchniewicz, J. (2013). Collegiate Connections: Developing the Next Generation of Music Teachers: Sample Music Education Association Programs that Promote the Profession and Prepare Future Colleagues. Music Educators Journal, 100(1), 45-49.
  • Molitor, M., Burrack, F., & Payne, P. (2012, August 8). Sounding the warning: Researchers advocate for importance of music education as schools cut music programs across Kansas. K-State Today. Retrieved August 8, 2012 from http://www.kstate.edu/media/newsreleases/aug12/musicfunding80812.html
  • Burrack, F. (2012). Impact of Budget Cuts on Kansas’ School Music Programs. Kansas Music Review 75(2), 15-19.
  • Burrack, Frederick. (2012). The Common Core and Music. Kansas Music Review, 76(1). URL: http://kmr.ksmea.org/?issue=201213c&section=articles&page=commoncore
  • Burrack, F. (2012) Using Video Conference for Teacher Professional Development and Ensemble Clinics. Music Educators Journal 98(3), 56-58.
  • Burrack, F. (2010). Why is assessment necessary? Kansas Music Review. 73(3), 34-35.
  • Burrack, F. (2010). Improvisation in Beginning Bands. The Iowa Bandmaster. 38-39.
  • Burrack, F. (2009) Growing a New Generation of Music Teachers. Music Educators Journal. 96(2), 40–44.
  • Burrack, F. (2009). How to make rehearsals more effective. Keynotes Magazine. http://www.keynotesmagazine.com/article/?uid=254
  • Burrack. F. & Scheib, J. (2009). The impact of electronic portfolios on music teacher preparation. Academic Intersections, No. 3http://edcommunity.apple.com/ali/collection.php?collectionID=4901.
  • Burrack, F. (2008). Using video conference technology to enhance supervision of student teachers. Academic Intersections. No. 2. http://edcommunity.apple.com/ali/collection.php?collection=2749
  • Burrack, F. & Scheib, J. (2006). Enhancing interaction between university and public school music teachers. Journal of Music Teacher Education. 16(1), 32-40.
  • Burrack, F. & Maltas, C. (2006) Engaging elementary children with opera. Update, Application of Research in Music Education, 25(1),82-89,
  • Burrack, F. (2006) Collaboration within the Arts: a project involving a band literature course and studio artists. Journal of Music Teacher Education,  15(2),43-58.
  • Burrack, F. & McKenzie, T. (2005). Enhanced student learning through cross- disciplinary instruction. Music Educator’s Journal. 91 (5), 45-50.
  • Burrack, F. (2005). Introducing score study to your band. Teaching Music. 12(4), 62-67.
  • Burrack, F. (2004). Engaging music students and teachers. Ball State Alumnus Magazine. 61(5).
  • Reese, S., Repp, R., Meltzer, J., & Burrack, F. (2002). The design and evaluation of a multimedia web site for on-line professional development. Journal of Technology in Music Learning. 1(2), 22-35.
  • Burrack, F. (2002). Elementary instrumental survey. IBA Magazine. 62(3), 26-30.
  • Burrack, F. (2002). Enhanced assessment in instrumental programs. Music Educator’s Journal, 88(6), 27-32.
  • Burrack, F. (1994). Performance standards for music: Grades K-12: Strategies and benchmarks for assessing progress toward the national standards. (ed. Lehman, P.) Reston, VA.: Music Educators National Conference. Contributor.

TECHNICAL REPORTS PUBLISHED

  • Burrack, F. (2008). Program report for Kansas State University Bachelor of Music Education Degree, for accreditation by the Kansas Department of Education. Peer-reviewed