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Colwell, Richard

Works: 124 works in 356 publications in 2 languages and 13,077 library holdings
Genres: Bibliographies  Academic theses  Book reviews  Programmed instructional materials  Music 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other
Classifications: MT1, 780.71
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Most widely held works by Richard Colwell
MENC handbook of research methodologies by Richard Colwell( )

18 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MENC Handbook of Research Methodologies presents comprehensive coverage of the most important issues in music education research in a handy and accessible format. The volume covers the most important topics in this field, including the role of research in music education, philosophical, historical, qualitative, and quantitative research, and assessment and its relationship to research
The new handbook of research on music teaching and learning : a project of the Music Educators National Conference by Music Educators National Conference (U.S.)( )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook features chapters by the world's foremost scholars in music education and cognition. It includes sections on arts advocacy, music and medicine, teacher education, and studio instruction, among other subjects. This new companion volume to the original Handbook of research on music teaching and learning explores the significant changes in music and arts education that have taken place in the last decade. Notably, several chapters now incorporate insights from other fields to shed light on multi-cultural music education, gender issues in music education, and non-musical outcomes of music education. Other chapters offer practical information on maintaining musicians' health, training music teachers, and evaluating music education programs. Philosophical issues, such as musical cognition, the philosophy of research theory, curriculum, and educating musically, are also explored in relationship to policy issues. In addition to surveying the literature, each chapter considers the significance of the research and provides suggestions for future study
MENC handbook of musical cognition and development by Richard Colwell( )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He importance of cognition in teaching, learning, and research in music education has been championed by individuals in the arts, led by Elliot Eisner of Stanford University and by psychologists such as Howard Gardner of Harvard University and Robert Sternberg of Yale. A stellar line up of international authors has been assembled to provide in a single volume the latest theoretical and practical techniques that explain meaning and understanding in music. Sponsored by the National Association of Music Education (MENC), this book provides the most thorough coverage to date of such topics as: * The development of skills in music performance * Research on communicating music expressiveness * The neurobiology of music * The cognitive constraints in the listening process * Music and medicine as applied to neuroscience This collection will prove essential for students and scholars of music education and psychology of music
Basic concepts in music education, II by Richard Colwell( )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The teaching of instrumental music by Richard Colwell( Book )

47 editions published between 1969 and 2018 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Promoting efficiency in teaching the essential competencies required for teacher certification, authors Richard Colwell and Thomas Goolsby devote the first half of this book to the critical issues in teaching instrumental music--objectives, evaluation, rehearsal techniques, motivation, administration tasks, recruiting and scheduling, and principles of brass, woodwinds, and percussion." "The second section then covers each instrument in detail. You'll find that the material on instruments appears in a pedagogical sequence, and that the authors emphasize how to rehearse as opposed to how to conduct. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
Handbook of research on music teaching and learning : a project of the Music Educators National Conference( Book )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evaluation of music teaching and learning by Richard Colwell( Book )

7 editions published between 1070 and 1970 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MENC handbook of research on music learning by Richard Colwell( )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indhold: Susan A, O'Neill & Yaroslav Senyshyn: How learning theories shape our understanding of music learners. Peter R. Webster: Construction of music learning. Richard Colwell: Roles of direct instruction, critical thinking, and transfer in the design of curriculum for music learning. Keith Swanwick: Musical development: Revisiting a genetic theory. Staven M. Demorest: Biological and environmental factors in music cognition and learning. Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia, Martin L. Maehr, & Paul R. Pintrich: Motivation and achievement. Bret P. SMith: Motivation to learn music: A discussion of some key elements
MENC handbook of research on music learning by the National Association for Music Education (U.S.) MENC( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning, Volumes 1 and 2 brings together the best and most current research on methods for music learning, focusing squarely on the profession's empirical and conceptual knowledge of how students gain competence in music at various ages and in different contexts. The collection of chapters, written by the foremost figures active in the field, takes a broad theoretical perspective on current, critical areas of research, including music development, music listening and reading, motivation and self-regulated learning in music, music perception, and movement. The book's companion volume, Applications, builds an extensive and solid position of practice upon the frameworks and research presented here. Throughout both volumes in this essential set, focus is placed on the musical knowledge and musical skills needed to perform, create, understand, reflect on, enjoy, value, and respond to music. A key point of emphasis rests on the relationship between music learning and finding meaning in music, and as music technology plays an increasingly important role in learning today, chapters move beyond exclusively formal classroom instruction into other forms of systematic learning and informal instruction [Publisher description]
Policy and the political life of music education : standpoints for understanding and action by Patrick K Schmidt( )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Policy and the Political Life of Music Education is the first book of its kind in the field of Music Education. It offers a far-reaching and innovative outlook, bringing together expert voices who provide a multifaceted and global set of insights into a critical arena for action today: policy. On one hand, the book helps the novice to make sense of what policy is, how it functions, and how it is discussed in various parts of the world; while on the other, it offers the experienced educator a set of critically written analyses that outline the state of the play of music education policy thinking. As policy participation remains largely underexplored in music education, the book helps to clarify to teachers how policy thinking does shape educational action and directly influences the nature, extent, and impact of our programs. The goal is to help readers understand the complexities of policy and to become better skilled in how to think, speak, and act in policy terms. The book provides new ways to understand and therefore imagine policy, approximating it to the lives of educators and highlighting its importance and impact. This is an essential read for anyone interested in change and how to better understand decision-making within music and education. Finally, this book, while aimed at the growth of music educators' knowledge-base regarding policy, also fosters 'open thinking' regarding policy as subject, helping educators straddling arts and education to recognize that policy thinking can offer creative designs for educational change"--
Concepts for a musical foundation by Richard Colwell( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symposium in Music Education : a Festschrift for Charles Leonhard by Urbana, Ill.) Symposium in Music Education (1981( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orientation to music education : structural knowledge for music teaching by Richard Colwell( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An Orientation to Music Education: Structural knowledge for Music Teaching focuses on the thoughtful consideration of strategies for successful teaching in both the required and elective music curricula. Practitioners agree that teacher clarity and student understanding of the purpose of daily and longer-range instruction are critical in all settings and styles of teaching and learning. With this consensus the importance of organizing teaching and learning so that they result in effective practice requires all teachers to think in terms of the several types of objectives, and the various strategies that allow meaningful feedback to reach both individuals and classrooms of learners."--Jacket
The theory of expectation applied to musical listening by Richard Colwell( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The project purposes were to identify the elements in music used by expert listeners in determining the artistic value of music, to discover what musical skills and knowledges are necessary for the listener to recognize these elements, and to use these findings in a comparison with a specific aesthetic theory. Attempts were made to determine whether these value elements are teachable, if so, the age levels at which they are teachable, the creation of measurements to evaluate recognition of these elements, and the skills and knowledges used. The two problems studied were (1) the skills and knowledges a student would need to participate in the musical experience as described by meyer's theory of expectation and (2) whether these problems could be taught within a 2-year period to fifth-grade children. The total list of skills and knowledges (appropriate for musical listening and gathered from the musical experts) was obviously much too extensive and difficult to utilize in a one-year grade school course. Twenty-seven fifth-grade classes were used in interpreting the results of the study and drawing conclusions from them. Approximately 10 percent of the tests given these classes were highly commendable, with cadences, phases, melodies, contrasting parts, timbre, and climaxes all correctly identified and marked. Two viewpoints resulted from the study--(1) desirability of an early start in intensive musical learning and (2) the impracticability of teaching adequate musical skills and knowledges within the existing elementary music framework because of limited time allowed. (Gc)
MENC handbook of research methodologies( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Critique of research studies in music education : final report by Richard Colwell( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The primary concern of this project was to obtain high-quality critiques of research studies in music education. To identify significant studies, the University of Illinois reviewed 782 dissertations in music education written since 1960. a number of these dissertations were critiqued and disseminated through the "Bulletin for the Council of Research in Music Education," published since 1965. The twofold aim of this council is to improve both teaching and research in the field. Approximately 80 critiques are available in this final report. Topics include aspects of music education in the primary, secondary, and college levels of public education. [Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document.] (Ln)
Institutional directory of approved music education dissertations in progress( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approved doctoral dissertations in progress in music education by Council for Research in Music Education( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of achievement in music in the public schools of Sioux Falls, South Dakota by Richard Colwell( )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1970 in English and French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MAT : Music achievement tests by Richard Colwell( Recording )

3 editions published in 1968 and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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MENC handbook of research methodologies MENC handbook of research methodologies
The new handbook of research on music teaching and learning : a project of the Music Educators National ConferenceMENC handbook of musical cognition and developmentBasic concepts in music education, IIThe teaching of instrumental musicMENC handbook of research on music learningMENC handbook of research on music learningAn orientation to music education : structural knowledge for music teachingMENC handbook of research methodologies
Alternative Names
Colwell, Richard J.

Colwell, Richard J. 1930-

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