All dma candidates will leave this residency with the rubrics that will be used to grade the dissertation proposal after attending the residency, dma students may submit a completed dissertation proposal during any subsequent grading period (contact the music education department coordinator for a calendar) at the end. A thesis project on music elements can be interesting and fun to write about you need to consider what you are learning about and what points you would like to express in your thesis on the other hand this can be a challenge since there are different ideas you can choose to write about your interests will help you pick. (abstract) for several decades music educators have proposed that the study of music has a in addition, this study briefly explores the impact that music education has on the human brain and on this dissertation is dedicated to the memory of my father, george alexander waller, who died july 11. The doctor of philosophy in music education degree program is designed to develop individuals who can provide leadership for music education practice as assists the student in developing the dissertation proposal, guides the student's research, and certifies to graduate study and lifelong learning that all degree. Master of arts degree students majoring in music education may apply to the music education faculty for permission to write a thesis as part of their degree comprehensive oral exam: the comprehensive exam is taken after the thesis proposal has been submitted and approved by a committee consisting of three. Kathryn jourdan, through the lens of levinas:an ethnographically-informed case study of pupils' practices of facing in music making, john finney, 2014-2015 chrysovalentini konstantinou, introducing technology in cypriot primary music education: examining change in teacher thinking and practice, pamela burnard.
Theories of music education (music 9640) research in music education (music 9639a/b) 2 elective courses in music education course in advanced research methods qualifying examination dissertation proposal defense dissertation and oral defense each phd student will have a phd advisory committee, which will. The normal upper limit of a phd thesis is 80,000 words (not including appendices ) this may be exceeded with the permission of the associate dean (research education) however, the absolute upper limit is 100,000 words in the case of option 2, the normal upper limit will be the equivalent of 80,000. 1 thesis (mus 599, 4 credits) submit a formal proposal for an mme thesis to the music education graduate program coordinator for approval by the division this proposal should be submitted for approval in the term before the student plans to register for mus 569. Diligence, care, technical skill in research organization of findings quality of presentation (coherence, lucidity, grammar, style, freedom from typographical errors) thesis proposal submission timeline submit your thesis proposal form ( ma_m_muspropformpdf) to the area for approval by: november 1st, for review by the.
Music dissertation topics a great selection of free music dissertation topics and ideas to help you write the perfect dissertation 40(3), pp 343-351 sloboda, j (2001) 'emotion, functionality and the everyday experience of music: where does music education fit', music education research, vol 3(2), pp 243-253. If you choose one that really interests, you will find that you enjoy writing it, and it will seem less of a chore here is a list of excellent music education dissertation topics to help you get started the early history of music education in the united states of america music education has a long history in the united states, one that. Knowledge to classroom teaching 3) a paper or project related to the candidate's field of specialization (choral music, jazz studies, instrumental music, other) the portfolio presentation must be completed prior to the thesis defense thesis proposal the research proposal should include enough information for committee.
The goal of this research is to find how music affects the brain, how it influences education, whether it affects emotions, and if it has an impact on special populations in regards to education in the final section of this thesis, there is a theoretical proposal for a yearlong music-based literacy curriculum for third grade students. The purpose of doctoral study in music education at kent state is to integrate teaching, theory, and research in inquiry about music teaching and learning music education (including proposal defense – dissertation committee) ongoing dissertation i and ii registration required until completion of the dissertation/degree.
Gradus ad parnassum: writing the master's thesis michigan state university, college of music topic and write a proposal for your master's thesis (music history or theory) 1 broad topics to decide on a topic, try this exercise: if you aspire to universitylevel teaching, this can greatly enhance your employment prospects.