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Apr 22 2020 - 02:07 PM
Music Education Curriculum and Resources - For K-12 Instructors and Future Instructors


Introduction



Welcome to the Music Education Rhizr! Inside you'll find various types of resources, from broad-ranging texts on music education theory, to practical tools and resources for the classroom, along with suggestions for repertoire and curricula, and resources for students. All of these are organized by topic, with suggestions for related subject matter, and links to journals and online sources for further reading.



Research Resources



Dictionaries and Encyclopedias


Here you'll find a hearty list of select Encyclopedias and Dictionaries covering a broad scope of music disciplines and genres. These are available as physical books, E-books, and in the case of some materials, both formats.


Physical Resources


Electronic Resources


Multi-format Resources



Databases


For further reading, you may access these research and music databases by logging in with your UNI.




Digital Archives


The Teachers College and Columbia University community have access to a wide selection of digitized archives through TC's Pocket Knowledge and CU's Academic Commons.


  • Academic Commons - Columbia University's online repository, where current faculty, students, and staff can deposit the results of their scholarly work and research.
  • Internet Archive - A non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies, and music, as well as 150 billion archived web pages.
  • PocketKnowledge - The social archive of Teachers College, including unpublished manuscripts and archives from the library's collections, documents from other departments and administrative offices College-wide, and the work of TC students, faculty, and researchers.



Handbooks and Books


Here you'll find a selection of handbooks and comprehensive books that focus predominantly on music education.




Journals


For further reading, you may access these academic and topical journals by logging in with your UNI.




Select E-books



Incorporating Diversity, Activism and Sociology into the Classroom


E-books with a focus on the sociological and human aspects of music education, including theory and history, as well as practical tools for classroom integration, and constructing inclusive curricula.




Teaching Methods, Tools and Research for Music Educators


E-books with a focus on practical day-to-day tools for music educators, and on the experiences of educators navigating classroom settings.




Technology, Digitization and the Evolution of Music Education


E-books with a focus on technology, exploring theories of technology-based education, meditations on the future of music education, and the human effects of technology.




Theory, Strategy and the Science of Teaching Music


E-books with a focus on developmental psychology, cognition, and a scientific research-based approach to interfacing with students and designing programs.




Select Articles



Diversifying the Curriculum


Articles with a focus on the sociological and human aspects of music education, including theory and history, as well as practical tools for classroom integration, and constructing inclusive curricula.




Inclusivity and Accessibility


Articles with a focus on inclusivity for individual students-- accommodating students with disabilities, students who are the victims of bullying, and students with special needs.




Research and Theory


Articles with a focus on applying education-based research to models of music education, with a broad focus drawing from various disciplines.




Teaching Methods, Literacy and Creativity


Articles with a focus on teaching methods, practical tools and strategies for teachers in constructing lesson plans and navigating a classroom setting.




Repertory



Classroom and Group Repertoire


Here you will find suggested musical works for choirs, bands and orchestras that are accessible through TC Library and Columbia Libraries. There are many more scores and resources available through Columbia's library systems, and at the Music library at Dodge Hall.




Guides and Repertoire by Instrument


Here you will find suggested musical works and teaching guides for various instruments that are accessible through TC Library and Columbia Libraries. There are many more scores and resources available through Columbia's library systems, and at the Music library at Dodge Hall.




Sheet Music and Scores


Here you will find a variety of musical works in sheet music format that are accessible through TC Library and Columbia Libraries. There are many more scores and resources available through Columbia's library systems, and at the Music library at Dodge Hall.


Multi-Departmental Collections


Collections for Voice


Collections for Instrumentalists



Audio and Sound Collections



Collections


Below is a select sampling of collections featuring diverse works that you may access in audio format.




Databases


These databases allow you to access enormous amounts of seminal musical works and recorded sounds in audio format.




Libraries


These comprehensive audio libraries hold endless materials that you can stream online.




Online Lessons



Music Theory


Below is a selection of websites and apps that are helpful for learning and practicing different areas of music theory.




Sight Reading


These websites and apps specifically aid in the learning and development of sight reading skills.




Interactive Tools (Software, Apps and Games)



Creation


These games and browser programs vary widely in their complexity and capabilities, allowing you to play instruments virtually and learn about sound.




Notation


A selection of software, apps and browsers that allow you to notate music, ranging from professional to child-friendly.




Recording


These software programs are staples for recording music. They vary in price, but a few of them are free.




Where To Get Help



Information & Research


  • Services Desk - In person assistance at the 1st Floor Library Services Desk
  • Online Chat - Real-time messaging with library staff during all opening hours
  • Ask a Librarian - Online support for all library-related needs, 24/7
  • Research Consultation - One-on-one, hourly appointment with a research librarian to discuss research tools and strategy for a paper, project, thesis, or dissertation
  • Orientations and Workshops - Regularly scheduled offerings on popular topics, including Research Basics, Cited Reference Searching, K-12 Curriculum, Archival Research, and more



Materials & Acquisitions


  • Course Reserves - Provides access to course readings, both electronic and hard copy, including articles, books, book chapters, and multimedia
  • Document Delivery - The means to recommend items for purchase and/or to request from other libraries (dissertations, book chapters, journal articles, etc.) not available through the Gottesman or Columbia University Libraries.



Video Materials



Student Resources


Here you'll find a sampling of educational video resources, ranging from video lessons and streams of performances online to studies of music around the world available in physical format.


Online Video


Physical Video



Resources for Educators


Instructional and insightful video material for educators and educators to be.


Posted in: Research Guides|By: Emily Reo|785 Reads