BGSU CMA Alumnus Dr. Matthew D. Schatt is now a faculty member at Case Western Reserve University and is having a research paper published in Update: Applications of Research in Music Education. The article, “High School Instrumental Music Students’ Attitudes and Beliefs Regarding Practice: An Application of Attribution Theory ” is appearing in the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of Update. This is a peer-reviewed paper. Update’s focus is to bring current research to both scholars and practitioners in music education; the journal is published by MENC, the Music Educators National Conference.
You may access the journal on-line at http://www.menc.org/members/login/&ref=resources/view/update-1. You will need to have an MENC password. Once you have logged in, click on the link to SAGE Publications to reach the current issue of Update. Or if your institution is affiliated with SAGE Publications, you may access the current issue through http://upd.sagepub.com/
(Submitted by Richard Kennell)