...the introductory chapters in particular, with their bullet-pointed lists summarizing points for 'Review, discussion, and implementation,' provide some food for thought for UK research students in music education...Students who intend to make use, in their research, of 'Measurement, statistical principles, and models to verify the phenomenon being studied' will no doubt find much of use here. (Music Teacher
...provides guidance on research proposals, field research strategies, data analysis, and statistical techniques for honors and postgraduate students in music. This fifth edition contains a new chapter on music and technology, plus updated information on the integration of philosophical and aesthetic inquiry, formulating and implementing research problems, and aligning qualitative research with recent concepts and techniques. (Reference and Research Book News
About the Author
Roger P. Phelps
is Professor Emeritus of Music and Music Education at New York University. He was a primary contributor in the previously published A Guide to Research in Music Education, 4th Edition. Ronald H. Sadoff
is Assistant Professor of Music at New York University. Edward C. Warburton
is an Assistant Professor of Dance Education at University of California, Santa Cruz. Lawrence Ferrara
is Professor and Chair at the Department of Music and Performing Arts at New York University. He was a primary contributor in the previously published A Guide to Research in Music Education, 4th Edition.