Music Education Blog

Andrew Paa
Sep. 08, 2021
Book Cover Artwork: Various instruments; Book title Action-Based Approaches in Popular Music Education

Over the summer, Jay Dorfman’s, Ph.D., paper titled “Project Peer Assessment in a Preservice Music Technology Course” appeared in Contributions to Music Education, a peer-reviewed research journal of the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA). The study was conducted with Kent State students in the Music Technology for Music Educators class. Each student was given the opportunity to provide feedback on creative projects produced by their classmates. Dorfman then compared their evaluations with his own to see how they lined up.

Andrew Paa
Jul. 08, 2021
Book Cover Artwork

Wendy Matthews, Kent State associate professor of music education and director of bands, is included in Routledge’s International Handbook of Music Psychology in Education and the Community.

Andrew Paa
Jun. 28, 2021

"Infusing Creativity Into Your Next Ensemble Rehearsal" is a reprint of an article written for NAfME by Kent State faculty member Dr. Wendy K. Matthews, Ph.D. student BethAnn Hepburn and friend of the School of Music Dr. Elizabeth Hankins. 

Andrew Paa
May. 14, 2021
Stephen Imler

Recent grad to teach at Northwest High School.

Andrew Paa
Dec. 07, 2020

Tracing the history of the Ph.D. in Music Education and moving into the next decade of the program.

Andrew Paa
Dec. 07, 2020

Graduate school and career advising resources for alumni in this time of uncertainty in education and the arts. 

Andrew Paa
Dec. 07, 2020

Developing new community partnerships to expand music and arts education experiences to residents of Northeast Ohio. 

Andrew Paa
Dec. 07, 2020

A look back and the path forward for the 100% online Master of Music in Music Education.

Andrew Paa
Dec. 07, 2020

Music Education and Career and Community Studies program students engage in a transformative service-learning experience.

Andrew Paa
Dec. 07, 2020

Thriving. Flourishing. Amazing. This is how I characterize the current state of the Music Education programs at Kent State. Despite the challenges of the last year, I am so pleased to report that we remain a division that pushes the boundaries of music education, from the newest undergraduate to the most advanced doctoral student.