MODAL Research 2013 Seminar Series

MODAL Research Group –

Multimodal Opportunities, Diversity and Artistic Learning

Wednesday, Sept 11- 9:00-11:00am- Webinar Lecture
Dr. Jon Skidmore, Brigham Young University, Utah
The psychological skills of music performance: The missing link in the training of performing artists

Thursday, Sept 26- 4:00-6:00pm- MODAL Research Group meeting
Presentation: Deanna Peluso, Doctoral Candidate (SFU)

Wednesday, Oct 2- 4:00-6:00pm- Webinar Lecture
Dr. Margaret Barrett, University of Queensland, Australia
Children’s invented song-making: the foundations of creative thought and practice

Thursday, Oct 17- 4:00-6:00pm- MODAL Research Group meeting
Presentation: Zara Pierre-Vaillancourt, Doctoral Candidate (Laval University)

Wednesday, Oct 30- 9:00-11:00am- Live/Webinar Lecture
Dr. Susan O’Neill
Transformative music engagement: Making music learning matter

Wednesday, Nov 6- 9:00-11:00am- Webinar Lecture
Dr. Aaron Williamon, Royal College of Music, London
Facing the music: An investigation of musicians’ physical and mental responses

Wednesday, Nov 13- 9:00-11:00am- Live/Webinar Lecture
Prof. Slava Senyshyn
Changing attitudes and teaching strategies in music education classrooms to bring out the best in our students and teachers

Wednesday, Nov 27- 5:00-8:00pm- Arts Education Doctoral Students
Critical Discourse Analysis Presentations by EDUC 945 Students

Thursday, Dec 5- 4:00-6:00pm- MODAL Research Group meeting
Presentation: Jim Sparks, Doctoral Candidate (SFU)

(All seminars will be held in EDB 8541)
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PastedGraphic-2Webinar Lectures/Seminars are coordinated by Patricia A. González Moreno, PhD, as a part of our collaboration with the Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua Sixth Series of Conferences for Professional Development in the Arts.


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