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S. Alex Ruthmann

Associate Professor Music Education/Technology

    19972017
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    Research Output 1997 2017

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    2017

    Education overdrive: Using online technology to enhance live programming in schools

    Wogaman, S., Ruthmann, S. A., Richardson, A. & Wiggins, J., 2017, Chamber Music America. New York, NY

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Exploring new media musically and creatively

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2017, Teaching music creatively. Murphy, R. & Burnard, P. (eds.). 2nd ed. London: Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2016

    Designing Technologies and Experiences for Music with and for Youth in the MusEDLab

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2016, 32nd World Conference of the International Society for Music Education. Glasgow, Scotland

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Mobile computing in music education

    Hallas, T., Gower, A., Ruthmann, S. A. & Williams, D. A., 2016, Symposium panel at the 32nd World Conference of the International Society for Music Education. Glasgow, Scotland

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2015

    Is it the technology? Challenging technological determinism in music education

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2015, Navigating the future. Randles, C. (ed.). New York: Routledge, p. 122-132

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2014

    Connecting and creating global music communities in the cloud.

    Ruthmann, S. A., Cunha, E. & Johnsen, G., 2014, 31st International Society for Music Education (ISME) World Conference. Porto Alegre, Brazil

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Music in schools and teacher education: Exemplary approaches and future directions

    Ballantyne, J., Beche, C. M., Randles, C., Ruthmann, S. A. & Saether, E., 2014, 31st International Society for Music Education (ISME) World Conference. Porto Alegre, Brazil

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Play with your MOOC: One open tool, 3 different flavours of learning

    Gennarelli, V., Carson, S., Rusk, N. & Ruthmann, S. A., 2014, Digital Media & Learning Conference. Boston, MA.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Play With Your Music: A look inside the creation, facilitation, and revision of a creative music production MOOC

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2014, New Directions in Music Education Conference. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Researching youth music collaboration on the Noteflight.com collaborative forums

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2014, SEMPRE Researching Music & Technology Conference. University of London Institute of Education. London, UK

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2013

    (Re)Imagining core music curriculum for the twenty-first century musician

    Ruthmann, S. A., Crain, T., Michaelsen, G. & Williams, A., 2013, Proceedings of the College Music Society annual conference. Cambridge, MA.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Accreditation, certification, and licensure: A place in audio education?

    Ruthmann, S. A., Bulla, W. & Olson, A., 2013, Proceedings of the Audio Engineering Society 50th Conference in Audio Education. Murfreesboro, TN

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Making mobile musical Instruments with the MaKey MaKey, Scratch, and Echonest

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2013, Proceedings of the First Virtual Conference of the Music Technology Special Interest Group, International Society for Music Education. Indianapolis, IN

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Partnerships & practices: Exploring the creative practices of audio engineers and producers

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2013, Proceedings of the Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium (SMERS) IX. University of South Florida. Tampa, FL

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2012

    Engaging adolescents with music and technology

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2012, Engaging musical practices: A source book for middle school general music. Burton, S. (ed.). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, p. 177-92

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Exploring the neglected musical dimensions of timbre and space: A window into the creative thinking of producers and engineers

    Ruthmann, S. A. & Swanson, B., 2012, Proceedings of the Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI) annual conference. San Diego, CA

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Exploring the neglected musical dimensions of timbre and space: A window into the creative thinking of producers and engineers

    Ruthmann, S. A. & Swanson, B., 2012, Proceedings of the 18th International Music in Schools and Teacher Education Commission (MISTEC) Seminar. University of Thrace. Komotini, Greece

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Is it the technology? Challenging technological determinism in music education

    Ruthmann, S. A., Randles, C., Thibeault, M. & Tobias, E., 2012, Proceedings of the Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI) annual conference. San Diego, CA

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Music learning and new media in virtual and online environments

    Ruthmann, S. A. & Hebert, D. G., 2012, Oxford handbook of music education. McPherson, G. & Welch, G. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 567-83

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Negotiating identities: Music teachers, technology, and professional development

    Ruthmann, S. A. & Ballantyne, J., 2012, Proceedings of the 30th International Society for Music Education (ISME) World Conference. Thessaloniki, Greece

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Partnerships and practices: Exploring the roles of producer and engineer with pre-service music educators

    Ruthmann, S. A. & Swanson, B., 2012, Institute for Contemporary Music Performance Rock & Roles Conference. London, UK

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Real-world projects for developing musical and computational thinking

    Ruthmann, S. A., Greher, G. & Heines, J., 2012, Proceedings of the 30th International Society for Music Education (ISME) World Conference. Thessaloniki, Greece

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Technology in the lives and schools of adolescents

    Ruthmann, S. A. & Dillon, S. C., 2012, Oxford handbook of music education. McPherson, G. & Welch, G. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 529-47

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2011

    iPads in the music classroom: A tool for fostering collaboration

    Greher, G., Ruthmann, S. A., Gallant, H. & Poster, E., 2011, Proceedings of the Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI) annual conference. Richmond, VA

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Learning to teach composing with LEGO: A hands-on workshop exploring the affordances and constraints of compositional task design and assessment

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2011, Proceedings of the Seventh International Research in Music Education Conference. University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Sound thinking: Evaluating the effectiveness of interdisciplinary collaborations among students and faculty in music education and computer science

    Ruthmann, S. A. & Greher, G., 2011, Proceedings of the Seventh International Research in Music Education Conference. University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Thorgersen, Väkevä, L. An examination of affordances of the application of “open source” to music education

    Dillon, S., Myllykoski, M. & Ruthmann, S. A., 2011, Proceedings of the Seventh International Research in Music Education Conference. University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2010

    Exploring computational and musical thinking through musical live coding with kids in Scratch

    Heines, J. & Ruthmann, S. A., 2010, Proceedings of the Scratch@MIT 2010 conference. Cambridge, MA: Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    New technologies as tools for supporting cultural diversity in music education

    Hebert, D. G. & Ruthmann, S. A., 2010, Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Cultural Diversity in Music Education. Sydney Conservatorium, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    No red ink: Creative composing experiences within an Introduction to Music Education course

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2010, Proceedings of the Biennial Music Educators National Conference/Society for Research in Music Education Conference. Anaheim, CA

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Reflective teaching and new technological thinking: Implications for 21st Century learning practices

    Schmidt, P., Ruthmann, S. A., Thibeault, M. & McPherson, G., 2010, Proceedings of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) World Conference. Beijing, China

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Strategies for supporting music learning through online collaborative technologies

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2010, Music education with digital technology. Finney, J. & Burnard, P. (eds.). 3rd ed. London: Continuum Press, p. 131-41

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Tales from the dorm: Living and learning in residence with honors students

    Arcus, D. & Ruthmann, S. A., 2010, Proceedings of the National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference. Kansas City, MO

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    The network jamming project: An international study of collaborative media performance

    Ruthmann, S. A., Burnard, P., Dillon, S., Leong, S., McPherson, G. & al., E., 2010, Proceedings of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) World Conference. Beijing, China

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2009

    Designing music composing software with and for middle school students: A collaborative project among senior computer science and music education majors

    Ruthmann, S. A. & Heines, J., 2009, Proceedings of the Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI) annual conference. Portland, OR.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Guerilla musicianship: Harnessing collective musicianship in a (re)emerging read/write culture

    Hebert, D. G. & Ruthmann, S. A., 2009, Proceedings of the Nordic Network for Music Informatics, Performance and Aesthetics, University of Southern Denmark. Esbjerg, Denmark

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Reflective teaching and new technological thinking: Implications for 21st Century practices

    Schmidt, P., Ruthmann, S. A. & Thibeault, M., 2009, Proceedings of the Society for Music Teacher Education annual conference. University of North Carolina Greensboro

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Strategies for supporting music learning through online collaborative technologies

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2009, Music education with digital technology. Finney, J. & Burnard, P. (eds.). 2nd ed. London: Continuum Press, p. 131-41

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2008

    International perspectives on pedagogies of inclusion in music education: Theorising practice

    Ballantyne, J., Harrison, S., Dillon, S., Ruthmann, S. A. & Saether, E., 2008, Proceedings of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) World Conference. Bologna, Italy

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Music education with digital technology: Changing identities, researching digital classrooms, and strategies for change

    Ruthmann, S. A., Burnard, P., Finney, J., Dillon, S., Leong, S. & Seddon, F., 2008, Proceedings of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) World Conference. Bologna, Italy

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    The ecology of a middle school music technology lab: Tensions among creative process, technology design, and implementation

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2008, Proceedings of the Creativity Special Research Interest Group, National Association of Music Education (MENC) Biennial Inservice. Milwaukee, WI

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Welcome to METNet: Initiating a new era of international collaboration and cooperation for music educators

    Ruippo, M., Lundstrom, H., Rees, F., Leong, S., Ruthmann, S. A. & Salavuo, M., 2008, Proceedings of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) World Conference. Bologna, Italy

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2007

    Learner agency and teacher feedback in composing experiences. Symposium on Learner Agency

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2007, Proceedings of the Fifth International Research in Music Education Conference. University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Negotiating learning and teaching in a music technology lab: Curricular, pedagogical, and ecological issues

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2007, Proceedings of the Fifth International Research in Music Education Conference. University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Strategies for supporting music learning through online collaborative technologies

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2007, Music education with digital technology. Finney, J. & Burnard, P. (eds.). London: Continuum Press, p. 131-41

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Whose agency matters? Negotiating pedagogical and creative intent during composing experiences

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2007, Proceedings of the Second Conference on Music Learning and Teaching, Center for Applied Research in Musical Understanding (CARMU). Oakland University, Rochester, MI

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2006

    Creative music education in schools and an Internet-based educational environment: What are the possibilities and challenges and how will music education be affected?

    Espeland, M., Burnard, P., Johnsen, G., Arnesen, I. & Ruthmann, S. A., 2006, Proceedings of the International Society of Music Education (ISME) Conference. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Remedying the chronic neglect of our students’ musical lifeworlds. MayDay Group Symposium

    Ruthmann, S. A., 2006, Proceedings of the International Society of Music Education (ISME) Conference. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    The Internet and the nature of collaborative experience: Cross-cultural composing among students in Japan and the United States

    Ruthmann, S. A. & Bizub, S., 2006, Proceedings of the International Society of Music Education (ISME) Conference. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2005

    A heart to heart about music education practice

    Wiggins, J., Blair, D., Ruthmann, S. A. & Shively, J., 2005, Proceedings of the Mountain Lake Colloquium for Teachers of General Music Methods. Mountain Lake, VA

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)