Articles and Presentations

This page is just a beginning to collecting articles and presentations related to non-traditional music student programs and teaching strategies.  Please feel free to us the Contact Us page to send us additional links or documents to add to this collection.

  • Demski, J.  (October 2010).  How Music Teachers Got Their Groove Back Music Instruction Goes Digital, Technology, THE Journal.  Available as of October 5, 2010 from  
    http://thejournal.com/articles/2010/10/01/how-music-teachers-got-their-groove-back-music-instruction-goes-digital.aspx?sc_lang=en >.
  • Dammers, R. (February 2011).  Considering the Reach of the Music Education Profession.  Leading Notes: February 15, 2011. 
  • Dammers, R. (June 2013).  Music Through Technology: Reaching the 'Other 80%'.  Prezi presentation for the International Society for Technology in Education Conference, San Antonio TX.
  • Etherington, M. (Spring 2014).  Educating the Other 80%.  North Carolina Music Educator. Retrieved September 3, 2014.
  • Richerme, Lauren (January 2013).  Teaching Music with Technology: An Interview with Barbara Freedman. 
  • Kuhn, William (April/May 2012).  Reaching the Other 80% by Adding Music Technology to Your Curriculum. TRIAD, 96-98. (See Wil Kuhn's Blog page)
  • Musical Futures Site.  For more resources and activities of a similar theme to The Other 80% site, check out the UK site, Musical Futures.
  • Watson, Scott.  (August 2012).  Re-evaluating school music programs.  Retrieved August 16, 2012, from < http://musicedtech.com >.
  • Williams, David B. and Dammers, Rick (2014). If we build it, they will come: Using music technology to reach the Other-80% in secondary school programs.  Published in Kansas Music Review (Spring Issue 2013-14); TEMPO! for the New Jersey Music Educators Association (May 2014); and others.
  • Williams, David B. (November, 2008). Opening new doors to music creativity: New tools and new strategies. Slides from a keynote presentation, Music Technology Symposium, University of Alabama-Birmingham. 
  • Williams, David B. (2007). Reaching the "Other 80%": Using technology to engage "non-traditional music students" in creative activities.  Prepared for the Proceedings of the Tanglewood II "Technology and Music Education" Symposium, University of Minnesota, April 2007.  Incorporated into an article by Scott Lipscomb for the Journal of Technology in Music Learning (Volume 4, 2007): The Role of Technology in Music Education: A Pre-conference Satellite Symposium for Tanglewood II.
  • Williams, D. A.  (2007). What are music educators doing and how well are we doing it? Music Educators Journal (94). 18-23.
  • Willman, F. (1992). Music and computers coming of age. Music Educators Journal, 79(3), 21.
  • Williams, David B. and Richard Dammers (October 2010):  Presentation for METOS 2010 on the Non-traditional Music (NTM) student and the "Other 80%).  YouTube videos in four parts: Part 1Part 2Part 3; and Part 4
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