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Austin, James R Professor

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Research Areas research areas

Research

research overview

  • Dr. Austin's research focuses on K-12 student motivation and learning engagement, teacher recruitment and identity development, teacher assessment practices, and implications of education policy reforms for music/arts education.

keywords

  • K-12 learner motivation and engagement in artistic activity, music teacher recruitment and identity development, music teacher assessment practices, school policy reform and implications for K-12 arts education

Publications

selected publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • MUSC 2997 - Sophomore Proficiency
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    To be completed by the second semester of the sophomore year.
  • MUSC 6213 - Assessment of Music Learning
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018
    Provides an overview of traditional and contemporary approaches to music assessment. Topics include psychometrics, standardized tests, test construction, grade reports, and student portfolios. Offered on a rotating basis during summer session.
  • MUSC 7113 - Quantitative Research in Music Education
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Topics include sampling, questionnaire development, research design, intermediate and advanced statistics, presenting/publishing research, and research ethics. Students conduct an original research study. Offered fall of even-numbered years.
  • MUSC 7203 - Doctoral Seminar in Music Education
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Provides an advanced study of topics central to the music education profession. Requires class presentations and a major paper or project. Offered fall of even-numbered years.
  • TMUS 4413 - Special Study Music Education
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Offers advanced studies for special projects in selected areas. For undergraduate majors only. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • TMUS 4423 - Special Study Music Theory
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Offers advanced studies for special projects in selected areas. For undergraduate majors only. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • TMUS 4433 - Special Study Choral
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Offers advanced studies for special projects in selected areas. For undergraduate majors only. See current online Schedule Planner for specific course number. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • TMUS 4443 - Special Study Keyboard
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Offers advanced studies for special projects in selected areas. For undergraduate majors only. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • TMUS 4453 - Special Study Conducting
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Offers advanced studies for special projects in selected areas. For undergraduate majors only. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • TMUS 4473 - Special Study Voice
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Offers advanced studies for special projects in selected areas. For undergraduate majors only. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • TMUS 4483 - Special Study Wind, Brass, Percussion
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Offers advanced studies for special projects in selected areas. For undergraduate majors only. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • TMUS 4493 - Special Studies Omnibus
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Offers advanced studies for special projects in selected areas. For undergraduate majors only. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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