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The Hidden Curriculum in the Instrumental Music Class

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  • Participants in this session will work to uncover the “hidden” elements of their curricula. The goal of the session is to increase awareness of the unintentional and unintended lessons that students learn in relation to music as well as music’s role in a social and cultural context.
  • Colleen Conway (
  • 12/15/2016 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Meeting Room W187
  • Colleen Conway is Professor of Music Education at The University of Michigan. She has published over 80 research articles in all of the major music education journals. Book publications include: Great Beginning for Music Teachers: A Guide to Mentoring and Induction (Rowman & Littlefield, 2003); Handbook for the Beginning Music Teacher (GIA, 2006); Teaching Music in Higher Education (Oxford, 2009,); Handbook for the Music Mentor (GIA, 2010); Handbook of Qualitative Research in American Music Education (Oxford, 2014) and Musicianship-Focused Curriculum and Assessment (GIA, 2015). She is Editor-in-Chief of Arts Education Policy Review and serves on the Senior Editorial Board of Oxford Research Review.