Journal article

Teaching Music Online in Higher Education: 2020 Conference Report

Brad Merrick, Carol Johnson

Journal of Music Technology and Education | Intellect Ltd | Published : 2020

Abstract

Faced with the state of emergency restrictions due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Teaching Music Online in Higher Education conference was adaptively modified to exist as a synchronous, online event. Embracing the opportunity to model online music pedagogy in its online format, organizers transformed the conference to utilize live-streaming, video recordings and other online active learning strategies. A total of 143 tertiary music instructors and graduate students from 66 institutions located around the world took part in the conference at a time of unprecedented restriction on face-to-face learning and travel restrictions. This report is both important and timely, as it provides..

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