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Daniel C. Johnson

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910.962.7559
johnsond@uncw.edu

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Cultural Arts Building 1056

Hours: By Appointment

M - F: 10:00 - 11:00 AM

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RECENT RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Johnson, D. C. (under contract). Critical Thinking in Music Education.

 

Johnson, D. C. & Matthews, W. (under review). General Music Teachers’ Decision-Making in the Classroom. Research and Issues in Music Education.


Johnson, D. C. & Davis, V. W. (under review). The Effects of a Longitudinal Integrated Music Education Project on Elementary Students. Research and Issues in Music Education.

 

Johnson, D. C. (2013). Creating Meaningful Music Listening Experiences with Active Music-Making. Musicworks, Journal of the Australian National Council of Orff Schulwerk,18 (1), 49-56.

 

Johnson, D. C. (2013).Music Listening and Critical Thinking – What’s the Connection? Alaska Music Educators Journal 52 (1), 5 – 7.

 

Johnson, D. C. (2013). Teaching Music in America-- A National Perspective. In J. Edmondson (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of American Music and Culture. American Bibliographic Company, Clio Press: Santa Barbara, CA. [An Invited Publication].


Johnson, D. C. (2013). Preserving Traditions in Fasola and Shaped Note Singing. In J. Edmondson (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of American Music and Culture. American Bibliographic Company, Clio Press: Santa Barbara, CA. [An Invited Publication].


Valerio, W.H., Johnson, D. C., Abril, C., Bond, J., Brophy, T., Gault, B., & Marshall, H.D. (2012). General Music Education Pre-Service Teacher Preparation: Views from University Faculty and Cooperating Teachers. Visions of Research in Music Education, 22.

 

Johnson, D. C. (2011). The Effect of Critical Thinking Instruction on Verbal Descriptions of Music. Journal of Research in Music Education 59 (3), 257 – 272.


Johnson, D. C. (2010). Where the Wild Flowers Grow. The Orff Echo 42(4), 19 - 23.


Johnson, D. C. (2010). The Effect of Music Instruction on Preschool Students' Academic Skills: A Two-Year Study. In T. Brophy (Ed.), The Practice of Assessment in Music Education: Frameworks, Models, and Designs - Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education (pp. 521 - 522). GIA Publications: Chicago, IL.


Valerio, W.H., Bond, J., Brophy, T., Johnson, D. C., & Marshall, H.D. (2010). General Music Education Student Teacher Preparation: Views from Cooperating Teachers and Student Teacher Supervisors. In Proceedings of the Third Society for Music Teacher Education National Symposium. http://smte.us/conferences-symposia/2009-detailed-schedule/

 

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RECENT RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

 

Matthews, W., & Johnson, D. C. (Under review). Understanding the Effect of Instrumental Music Student-Teacher Internships: A Signature Pedagogy Analysis. College Band Directors National Association Conference on Instrumental Music Education, Ithaca, NY.

 

Johnson, D. C., & Matthews, W. (Under review). Views from the Podium: How Experienced Instrumental Music Teachers Make Instructional Decisions. College Band Directors National Association Conference on Instrumental Music Education, Ithaca, NY.

 

Johnson, D. C. (Under review). Costa Rican Music Educators’ Perspectives on Current Policies and Practices. ISME International Conference Research Paper Presentation at the Thirtieth World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

 

Johnson, D. C., Bond, J., Sarnowska, M., & Splitter, S. (Under review).Active Music-Making Pedagogies and Twenty-First Century Learning Skills. ISME International Conference Symposium Presentation at the Thirtieth World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

 

Johnson, D. C., Mathews, W., & Nolker, B. (Under review).The Importance of Teacher Decision-Making in the Music Education. ISME International Conference Research Paper Presentation at the Thirtieth World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

 

Johnson, D. C., Brophy, T., & Browning, B.(Under review).Critical Thinking in Music Education with General and Instrumental Music Applications.  ISME International Conference Symposium Presentation at the Thirtieth World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

 

Vest, J., Johnson, D. C., Peterson, A. D., O’Leary, E., & Spears, A.(Accepted, 2014). Music Teacher Educators’ Comprehension and Implementation of William and McTighe’s "Understanding by Design" Framework. NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference, St. Louis, MO.

 

Johnson, D. C., Matthews, W. K., & Daugherty, J .(2013). Experienced Instrumental Music Teacher Motivation: Their Instructional Decision Making Processes. Research Presentation at the North Carolina Music Educators Conference, Winston-Salem, NC.

Johnson, D. C., Dransoff, M., Keenan, K., Mims, Z., Sekeres, J., & Vallasenor, N. (2013). Exploring the Effect of Undergraduate Measurement and Evaluation Preparation on the Teaching Practices of General Music Teachers. Research Presentation at the North Carolina Music Educators Conference, Winston-Salem, NC.

 

Johnson, D. C., & Basta, N. (2013). Performing Arts in the Twenty-First Century: Challenging Idle Participation. The Eighth Designs on eLearning International Conference: The Art of Disruptive Engagement, Wilmington, NC.

 

Johnson, D. C. (2013). Defining Real Musicians: How Twenty-First Century Technology Inspires Musical Creativity. The Eighth Designs on eLearning International Conference: The Art of Disruptive Engagement, Wilmington, NC.

 

Matthews, W., & Johnson, D. C. (2103). Instructional Decision Making of Experienced Instrumental Music Teachers. Research Presentation at the National Symposium on Music Teacher Education, The Society for Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, NC.

 

Johnson, D. C., & Matthews, W. (2103). The Influence of Student-Teaching Internships on Instructional Decision Making and Motivation of Beginning Teachers. Research Presentation at the National Symposium on Music Teacher Education, The Society for Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, NC.

 

Johnson, D. C., & Matthews, W. (2013). A Signature Pedagogy Analysis of Music Teacher Preparation and Motivation. Presentation at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, Critical Transitions in Teaching and Learning, Raleigh, NC.

 

Johnson, D. C. & Matthews, W. (2013). Self-Assessment by Instrumental Music Educators: A Pilot Study. Research Poster at the Forty-Third Mid- Atlantic Conference of the College Music Society, Longwood, VA.


Johnson, D. C. & Powell, D. (2012). Integrating Music and Literacy Instruction for Secondary Students: An Exploratory Study. Research Presentation at the North Carolina Music Educators Conference, Winston-Salem, NC.

 

Fautley, M. & Johnson, D. C. (2012). International Comparative Study of Music Teachers’ Understanding and Practice of Assessment – An Exploratory Study. Presentation at the Thirtieth World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Thessaloniki, Greece.


Bond, J., Davies-Splitter, S., Kotulkova, J., Johnson, D. C. (2012). Global Perspectives on Active Music Making through Orff-Schulwerk. Symposium Co-Chair at the Thirtieth World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Thessaloniki, Greece.


Johnson, D. C. & Matthews, W. (2012). How Motivation Influences General Music Educators Classroom Decisions. Presentation at the Thirtieth World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Thessaloniki, Greece.


Gouzouasis, P., Goble, J. S., & Johnson, D. C. (2012). Music Education and the Creative Economy. May Day Symposium at the Thirtieth World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Thessaloniki, Greece.


Davis, V.W. & Johnson, D. C. (2012). Opening Minds Through the Arts: An Arts Integration Program. Research Presentation at the College Music Society, South Central Regional Conference, Ada, OK.

 

Johnson, D. C., Powell, D., Ongaga, K., & Buttrum, J. (2012). Music and Literacy Integration for Literacy and Music Teachers. Research Presentation, Watson College of Education, Wilmington, NC.


Johnson, D. C., Bennett, T., Cherry, D., & LaCognata, J. (2012). Brass Tune-Up Sessions. Presentation at the North Carolina Music Educators Association, Winston-Salem, NC.


Johnson, D. C. (2011). Exploring Students’ Journey Toward General Music Instruction: An Examination of Attitudes and Beliefs. Research Presentation at the North Carolina Music Educators Conference, Winston-Salem, NC.


Johnson, D. C. (2011). Using Critical Thinking Skills with Guided Listening Strategies. Presentation at the North Carolina Music Educators Conference, Winston-Salem, NC.


Davis, V.W. & Johnson, D. C. (2011). Opening Minds Through the Arts: A Longitudinal Investigation of an Arts Integration Program. Research Presentation at the American Orff-Schulwerk National Conference, Pittsburg, PA.


Johnson, D. C. (2011). The Effects of Integrated Arts Education on Academic Achievement and Attendance Rates. Research Presentation at the Fifty-Fourth National Conference of the College Music Society, Richmond, VA.

Johnson, D. C. & Matthews, W.K. (2011). Understanding General Music Educators’ Perspectives on Teacher Motivation. Research Paper Presentation at the 2011 Symposium on Music Teacher Education, Greensboro, NC.

Johnson, D. C. (2011). The Effect of Critical Thinking Instruction on Music Listening Responses: A Follow-Up Study. Research Presentation at the Twelfth Biennial Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Education, Tucson, AZ.


Johnson, D. C. (2011). Popular Music and Constructivism. Research Presentation at the Eighth Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, Tampa, FL.


Johnson, D. C. (2010). The Effect of Critical Thinking Instruction on Music Listening Responses in Parochial Education: A Replication Study. Research Presentation at the North Carolina Music Educators Conference, Winston-Salem, NC.

 

Johnson, D. C. & Matthews, W.K. (2010). The Importance and Possible Systems of Motivation in Music Education. Research Paper Presentation at the Fortieth Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of the College Music Society, Boone, NC.


Johnson, D. C. (2010). International Perspectives on Musical Listening. Research Paper Presentation at the Twenty-Ninth World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Beijing, China.

Jones, P.M., Abrahams, F., Johnson, D. C., & Rodriguez, C. (2010). Online Learning in Music Education: A Panel Discussion of Faculty Experiences. ISME International Conference Symposium Presentation at the Twenty-Ninth World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Beijing, China.

Johnson, D. C., Jing, L., & Nyce, D.L. & (2010). An International Comparison of Issues in Music Teacher Education. Chair, ISME International Conference Symposium Presentation at the Twenty-Ninth World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Beijing, China.

Johnson, D. C. & Mathews, W.K. (2010). Alternative Models for Understanding Motivation in Music Education. Research Poster Presentation at the Twenty-Ninth World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Beijing, China.

RECENT PEDAGOGICAL PUBLICATIONS

 

Johnson, D. C. (2013). Exploring Music Technology. 98 pp. Kendall Hunt: Dubuque, IA. [A leading educational publisher with a national distribution.]

 

Johnson, D. C. (2013). Measurement and Evaluation for the Music Educator. 58 pp. Kendall Hunt: Dubuque, IA.

 

Johnson, D. C. (2012). Musical Explorations: Fundamentals Through Experience—Fifth Edition. 378 pp. Kendall/Hunt: Dubuque, IA.

 

Johnson, D. C. (2011). Musical Explorations: Fundamentals Through Experience—Fourth Edition. 328 pp. Kendall/Hunt: Dubuque, IA.

 

Johnson, D. C. (2008). Musical Explorations: Fundamentals Through Experience—Third Edition. 288 pp. Kendall/Hunt: Dubuque, IA.

 

Johnson, D. C. (2006). Musical Explorations: Fundamentals Through Experience—Second Edition. 208 pp. Kendall/Hunt: Dubuque, IA.

 

Johnson, D. C. (2005). Musical Explorations: Fundamentals Through Experience—First Edition. 198 pp. Kendall/Hunt: Dubuque, IA.

 

RECENT PEDAGOGICAL PRESENTATIONS

 

Johnson, D. C. (2013). Field Experiences and Practical Interdisciplinary Examples. Session Presentation for “Voices Across Time – American History through Music” National Endowment for the Humanities, Pittsburg, PA.

Johnson, D. C. (2013). Lights…Camera…Music! Enhance Your Classroom Teaching with Drama and Music. Professional Development Session, UNCW Watson College of Education, Wilmington, NC.

Johnson, D. C. (2013). Curricular Connections with Integrated Music Instruction. Professional Development Session, UNCW Watson College of Education, Wilmington, NC.

Johnson, D. C. (2013). STEAM: Music and Content Integration. Session Presentation for “Hands-On STEM: Inquiry-Based Teaching in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics,” Professional Development Session. UNCW Watson College of Education, Wilmington, NC.

Johnson, D. C. (2013). Words at Musical Play. Professional Development Session, A+ Schools Program, Elizabeth City Middle School, Elizabeth City, NC.[The largest, longest running, most successful arts-based whole-school reform with national recognition.]

Johnson, D. C. (2013). Words at Musical Play. Professional Development Session, A+ Schools Program, Chadbourn Elementary School, Wilmington, NC.

Johnson, D. C. (2013). Music and Dramatic Play. Professional Development Session, A+ Schools Program, Meadow View Elementary School, Jacksonville, NC.

 

Johnson, D. C. (2012). Music and Content Integration. Professional Development Session, UNCW Watson College of Education, Wilmington, NC.

 

Johnson, D. C., Powell, D., Higgins, H., & Bennett, J. (2012). Integrating the Arts for First-Year Teachers. Professional Development Session, Wilmington, NC.

 

Johnson, D. C., Powell, D., Higgins, H., & Bennett, J. (2011). Infusing the Arts for Engaging Learners. Session Presentation at “Fostering a Spirit of Innovation,” Professional Learning Day, Wilmington, NC.

 

Johnson, D. C. (2011). Playing with Pa’s Fiddle from “Little House on the Prairie.” Presentation at the North Carolina Music Educators Conference, Winston-Salem, NC.

 

Johnson, D. C. (2011). Orff in Practice. Teaching Presentations, Sea Wonders Academy, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica. [Presented by Invitation].


Johnson, D. C. (2011). Orff in Practice. Teaching Presentation, Universidad Libre de Costa Rica ULICORI, San José, Costa Rica. [Presented by Invitation].

 

Johnson, D. C. (2011). Introduction to Orff-Schulwerk. Presented for the Costa Rican Forum of Music Education (FOCODEM) at the University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica. [Presented by Invitation].

Johnson, D. C. (2011). Introduction to Orff-Schulwerk. Presented for the National University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica. [Presented by Invitation].

 

Johnson, D. C. (2011). Critical Thinking for Teaching and Learning: Essential Tools in Education. Presented for Escuela Colegio Metodista. Sabanilla, Costa Rica. [Presented by Invitation].

 

Johnson, D. C. (2011). Orff Explorations with Piano Connections. Professional Development Workshop Presented for the Suzuki Talent Education of Wilmington, Wilmington, NC. [Presented by Invitation].

 

Johnson, D. C. (2010). Introduction to Orff-Schulwerk. Presented for the Changsha Normal College in Hunan Province, China. [An Invited, Juried Presentation].

Johnson, D. C. (2010). Orff Explorations with Piano Connections. Professional Development Workshop Presented for the Suzuki Talent Education of Wilmington, Wilmington, NC. [An invited presentation].


RECENT GRANT ACTIVITY

Johnson, D. C. (2010). Global Citizenship Grant, MUS 106: A World of Music, UNCW Office of International Programs, $4,000 Awarded.

Wang, C., Johnson, D. C., Sogin, D., & Abril, C. (2009 – 2010). Maintaining and Updating the Annotated Bibliography of Research in Orff-Schulwerk, American Orff-Schulwerk Association, $3,000 Awarded.

 


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