Consortium for Innovation and Transformation in Music Education (CITME)
A program of the ASU School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
The CITME creates and expands opportunities for people to learn and engage with music in our ever changing society.
The goal of the Consortium for Innovation and Transformation in Music Education (CITME) is to catalyze, foster, and support innovation and transformation across varied music teaching and learning contexts. The CITME supports music educators and develops curricular and pedagogical frameworks to address contemporary technologies, new and emerging forms of musical engagement, and popular culture through use-inspired research, collaborative projects, education, and transdisciplinary partnerships.
The Consortium for Innovation and Transformation in Music Education focuses on:
Developing pedagogical approaches for using new/emerging instruments and electronic devices in music programs
Developing and expanding curricular offerings to address the many ways people engage with music through new technologies and popular culture phenomena
Designing standards-based lesson units incorporating popular culture and music drawing on contemporary research and thinking in music education
Preparing future music educators to integrate digital technologies and popular culture in their classrooms and ensembles
Assisting practicing music educators in integrating digital technologies and popular culture into their existing programs as well as expanding their curricular offerings
Consulting school districts in adapting and expanding their music programs to address contemporary and emerging forms of musical practices and understanding
At the core of the consortium’s work is providing music educators and others with sound pedagogical and curricular applications of contemporary technologies and forms of musical engagement based in research and real life projects
The CITME was formally the Consortium for Digital Popular, and Participatory Culture in Music Education.
People (ASU Herberger Institute for Design and The Arts School of Music)
Evan Tobias (Asst. Professor Music Education) Director
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