Teaching

I teach courses on choral music education, music education foundations, and qualitative and quantitative research methods. Please email me for past syllabi (west1@lsu.edu). 

Graduate

Seminar in Music Education: Applied Research Methods
Introduction to quantitative and qualitative methodologies within music education.

Current Issues in Music Education
An examination of the historical, social, political/policy, and pedagogical foundations of music education in the U.S.

Qualitative Research in Music 
An introduction to principles and procedures of qualitative inquiry in music and music education.

Introduction to Research in Music
A survey of basic scholarly research paradigms in music: historical, philosophical, qualitative, and quantitative.

Undergraduate

Vocal Techniques for Choral Music Educators  
Essentials of teaching voice to developmental singers in group and individual settings at the middle and high school levels.

Principles of Teaching Secondary Choral Music
Rudiments of effective instruction and competent administration of choral music at the middle and high school levels.

Orientation to Music Education
Introduction to the field of K-12 music teaching.