Recent Submissions

  • Developing a Tertiary Course in Music Theatre 

    Sabey, Paul (Teaching Singing in the 21st Century, 2014)
    So you want to develop a tertiary course in Music Theatre? There is a common misconception that by offering some singing, dancing and acting classes you have provided all it takes to produce a successful performer in Music ...
  • More than Just Style: A Profile of Professional Contemporary Gig Singers 

    Bartlett, Irene (Teaching Singing in the 21st Century, 2014)
    Professional contemporary gig singers (PCGS) - you've heard their voices and watched their performances in restaurants, at corporate events and conference dinners; at social functions such as weddings and parties; in bars ...
  • The Conservatorium Environment: Reflections on the Tertiary Vocal Setting Past and Present 

    Schindler, Margaret (Teaching Singing in the 21st Century, 2014)
    The change in governance, which came about in Australian institutions of higher education in the early 1990s and gradually throughout much of the world, led to the amalgamation of a majority of independent conservatoires ...
  • Pathways for Teaching Vocal Jazz Improvisation 

    Hargreaves, Wendy (Teaching Singing in the 21st Century, 2014)
    This chapter will present three common educational pathways used by teachers of vocal jazz improvisation. In the first approach, teachers immerse students in the sounds of jazz. Like a child learning to speak, students ...
  • The Role of the Speech and Language Therapist - Speech Pathologist - In the Modern Singing Studio 

    Morris, Ron (Teaching Singing in the 21st Century, 2014)
    Speech and Language therapists are holders of a large body of knowledge that can assist the singing pedagogue. They are usually part of the multidisciplinary team that assist in the remediation and rehabilitation of singers ...
  • Habits of the Mind, Hand and Heart: Approaches to Classical Singing Training 

    O'Bryan, Jessica (Teaching Singing in the 21st Century, 2014)
    This chapter explores three classical singing teachers' values and beliefs about singing teaching and learning, informed by 400 years of singing pedagogy traditions. Employing Shulman's theory of Signature Pedagogy, ...
  • Postlude: The Future of Singing Pedagogy 

    Harrison, Scott; O'Bryan, Jessica (Teaching Singing in the 21st Century, 2014)
    As we noted at the beginning of the volume, the vocal mechanism has not changed since the documentation of singing pedagogy began 500 years ago. The diversity in musical styles and the pace at which technology has advanced ...
  • Training the Singing Researcher 

    Harrison, Scott (Teaching Singing in the 21st Century, 2014)
    The post-graduate vocal pedagogy space in has enjoyed a gradual resurgence in the past decade. Pedagogues and practitioners with a desire to reflect, improve their credentials and contribute to the body of knowledge and ...
  • Prelude: Positioning Singing Pedagogy in the Twenty-First Century 

    O'Bryan, Jessica; Harrison, Scott (Teaching Singing in the 21st Century, 2014)
    Singing is ubiquitous throughout nearly all world cultures, for many reasons and in a variety of settings. We sing alone and together for joy, love, enlightenment or entertainment; out of grief, or hate, or for emotional ...
  • Innovative Learning Design for Online Language Learning: A Systems Design Framework 

    Wang, Yuping (Exploring Innovative Pedagogy in the Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Foreign Language, 2016)
    With the demand for access to diverse modes of learning, this chapter focuses on how online Chinese language learning can be effectively designed to maximize learning outcomes. As teaching and learning a second language ...
  • Environmental Flows: Ecological Limits of Hydrologic Alteration (ELOHA) 

    Arthington, Angela (The Wetland Book, 2016)
    The ELOHA framework addresses the demand for transferable hydroecological relationships and environmental flow guidelines for many rivers across large spatial scales. The framework is sufficiently flexible to inform decisions ...
  • Environmental Flows: Overview 

    Acreman, Mike; Arthington, Angela (The Wetland Book, 2016)
    The term environmental flows relates to the trade-off between keeping water in a wetland system to meet ecosystem requirements and services to dependent people (such as food, recreation, and cultural identity) versus ...
  • Eco-friendly Flax Fibre/Epoxy Resin/Composite System for Surfboard Production 

    Michelena, Aitor Hernandez; Graham-Jones, J.; Summerscales, John; Hall, Wayne (Natural Fibres: Advances in Science and Technology Towards Industrial Applications, 2016)
    A commercially available eco-friendly epoxy resin is proposed as the matrix for a flax fibre composite surfboard as a potential “sustainable” material for component production. The study develops a method for robust ...
  • A Finite Element Analysis to Validate the Rule-of-Mixtures for the Prediction of the Young’s Modulus of Composites with Non-circular Anisotropic Fibres 

    Virk, Amandeep; Summerscales, John; Hall, Wayne (Natural Fibres: Advances in Science and Technology Towards Industrial Applications, 2016)
    This paper considers the rule-of-mixtures in the context of the tensile modulus of unidirectional fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites made with fibres of irregular cross-section, having anisotropic mechanical properties. ...
  • Biological Oceanography of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia: A review 

    C. Rothlisberg, Peter; Burford, Michele (Aquatic Microbial Ecology and Biogeochemistry: A Dual Perspective, 2016)
    The Gulf of Carpentaria is a pristine, shallow, epicontinental sea in tropical Australia. The Gulf is highly seasonal with shifts in monsoonal winds and rainfall patterns which affect: current and mixing regimes; phytoplankton ...
  • Dental evidence from the Aterian human populations of Morocco 

    Hublin, Jean-Jacques; Verna, C.; Bailey, S.; Smith, Tanya M.; Olejniczak, Anthony J.; Sbihi-Alaoui, Fatima-Zohra; Zouak, M. (Modern Origins: A North African Perspective, 2012)
    The Aterian fossil hominins represent one of the most abundant series of human remains associated with Middle Stone Age/Middle Paleolithic assemblages in Africa. Their dates have been revised and they are now mostly assigned ...
  • Nebenwahleff ekte auf der Angebotsseite Bundestagswahlprogramme 2013 und Europawahlprogramme 2014 im Vergleich 

    John, Stefanie; Werner, Annika (Vergleichende Wahlkampfforschung: Studien anlasslich der Bundestags- und Europawahlen 2013 und 2014, 2016)
    Zentrales Merkmal von Europawahlen ist ihr Nebenwahlcharakter, vorrangig bezogen auf das Verhalten der WählerInnen, auf die Wahlkampagnen sowie die Medienberichterstattung. Mit Rückbindung an Reif und Schmidt (1980) zur ...
  • The creativity imperative: Implications for education research 

    Kapitzke, Cushla; Hay, Stephen (A Companion to Research in Education, 2014)
    Arguing for the importance of understanding the conditions under which certain forms of the social subject become visible and viable, this chapter conceptualises the current educational focus on 'creativity' as a technology ...
  • The more things change, the more they stay the same: creativity as the next colonial turn 

    Martin, Karen (A Companion to Research in Education, 2014)
    The emergence of creativity as a master discourse promises benefits, threatens loss and for some, holds no change. In response to Hay and Kapitzke, this paper argues what is promised as new in a discourse of creativity, ...
  • Inscriptions in Educational Research 

    Roth, Michael (A Companion to Research in Education, 2014)
    In the social studies of science, inscriptions – everything that appears in research articles other than text – have been studied and theorized extensively. The data in research articles are often reported in the form of ...

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