Journal article

A Historical Study (2007-2015) on the Adoption of Online Music Courses in the United States

Carol Johnson

International Journal on Innovations in Online Education | Begell House | Published : 2021


As we look to forecasting for the future of music education, understanding what has happened historically provides bearing for where we can go, and can elucidate essential elements required to support achievement of these goals. Prior to COVID-19, music programs were shifting away from the traditional music pedagogy of face-to-face teaching to embrace the online learning environment and offer online music courses. However, the extent and magnitude to which online music teaching had taken place in the United States at the bachelor level had yet been identified across years. Using historical research, this study explored 343 of the 657 National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) institutio..

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