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Teachers College, Columbia University
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Lenore M Pogonowski

Professional Background

Educational Background

B.S. in Music Education, Western Connecticut State University; M.A. in Music Education, University of Connecticut; D.M.A. (Doctor of Musical Arts), Temple University.

Scholarly Interests

Development of musicality. Musical creativity and problem solving. Metacognition. Interdisciplinary arts education. Contextual Teaching and Learning Music.            Creative Arts Laboratory

Selected Publications

"Critical thinking and music listening" (Music Educators Journal).

"Metacognition: A dimension of musical thinking" (Dimensions of Musical Thinking).

"Attitudinal assessment of upper elementary students in a process-oriented music curriculum" (Journal of Research in Music Education).

"Creative Arts Laboratory" (Final Report-U.S. Department of Education, Fund for Innovative Education).

"Arts curricula in transition" (Journal of Aesthetic Education).

"Experience, critical thinking and problem solving in music teacher preparation" (Music Educators Journal).

"The role of context in teaching and learning music" (Dimensions of Teaching and Learning Music).

"A personal retrospective on the MMCP" (Music Educators Journal).

biographical information

office hours

Wednesdays 3:00-4:30
Thursdays 1:00-2:30

office location

518-HM

A&H 4008: Creative arts laboratory

Experiential sessions in dance, music, story-telling, videography, and visual arts will enable students to design and enact arts experiences that facilitate development of critical and creative thinking skills in core curricula. Special fee: $50.

A&HM 4357: Ensemble performance: music --Instrumental

For music majors only. For instrumental and vocal majors, a course designed for performance by chamber ensembles. Repertoire determined by registration. Public concert performances each semester.

A&HM 5025: Creativity and problem-solving in music education

Permission of instructor required. Designed for initial and professional majors to experience and explore critical thinking as a means for establishing a framework for music learning at all levels. Materials fee: $35.

A&HM 5026: Music skills and the creative strategy

Permission of instructor required. Enrollment limited to 25. Prerequisite: A&HM 5025. Designed for initial and professional majors to examine and experience problem-solving techniques for developing musical skills within the framework of the creative strategy. Materials fee: $35.

A&HM 5032: Comprehensive musicianship I

Through analysis, composition, critical listening, improvisation and performance, l7th and l8th century theoretical constructs are explored, including an overview of the development of harmony and polyphony leading up to these eras. Materials fee: $35.

A&HM 5033: Comprehensive musicianship II

Maximum enrollment: 25. An examination of 19th century theoretical constructs through analysis, composition, critical listening, improvisation, and performance. Materials fee: $35.

A&HM 5047: Creative strategies for teaching music literature

Selected works from the repertoire serve as the basis for demonstrating how to develop creative music strategies for teaching and enhancing the learning of music literature at all levels, including college teaching. Materials fee: $30.

A&HM 6501: Doctoral seminar in music education

Permission required from advisor and sign-up in the Music Office (520A Horace Mann) is also required. For Music majors only. Music doctoral candidates will identify their area of research interest and narrow their dissertation topic.

A&HM 6971: Research and independent study in music education

Permission required from advisor and sign-up in the Music Office (520A Horace Mann) is also required. Research and independent study under the direction of a faculty member in Music Education.

A&HM 7501: Dissertation seminar in music education

Permission required from advisor and sign-up in the Music Office (520A Horace Mann) is also required. For Music majors only. A required group tutorial for music doctoral students to help develop or refine topics of inquiry for research. The teaching format is flexible and may include faculty/student presentations, group discussions, and critiques. Preparation and presentation of dissertation proposal for approval. Students may register for a maximum of one term.

A&HM 8900: Dissertation advisement in music education

Permission required from advisor and sign-up in the Music Office (520A Horace Mann) is also required. Individual advisement on doctoral dissertations for music majors only. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see section in catalog on Continuous Registration for Ed.D. degree.

Lenore M Pogonowski appeared in the following articles:

Where Teachers Are Made (2/23/2005)

Where Teachers Are Made (2/23/2005)

In Brief (6/1/2003)

Music and the Brain (6/1/1997)

Special Education and Music (1/25/1995)