Dr. James F. Kelley
University of North Texas
Music Education
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Education

PhD, University Of Washington, 2015.
Major: Music Education
MM, The Pennsylvania State University, 2006.
Major: Choral Conducting
BM, Belmont University, 2000.
Major: Music Education - Vocal/General

Professional Memberships

American Educatoral Research Assocation. (August 2018 – Present).

National Assocation for Music Education. (August 2018 – Present).

American Choral Directors Assocation. (August 2017 – Present).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
EDCI 4148, Student Teaching for Music Education Majors, 2 courses.
EDME 4103, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, 1 course.
EDSE 4148, Student Teaching for Music Education Majors, 4 courses.
MUAG 3820, Choral Conducting, 10 courses.
MUED 2310, Musicianship for Teaching I, 5 courses.
MUED 3200, Musicianship for Teaching III, 6 courses.
MUED 4203, Secondary Choral Methods, 1 course.
MUED 5280, Current Issues in Music Education, 2 courses.
MUED 5520, Psychology of Music, 4 courses.
MUED 5890, Project Practicum, 2 courses.
MUED 5900, Special Problems, 3 courses.
MUED 6440, Systematic Measurement of Music Behaviors, 1 course.
MUED 6900, Special Problems, 2 courses.
MUGC 6950, Doctoral Dissertation, 6 courses.

Teaching at Other Institutions

Florida International University, Psychological Foundations of Musical Behavior, MUE 6815, Spring 2017.

Florida International University, Secondary Music Methods, MUE 4341, Spring 2017.

Florida International University, Research in Music Education, MUE 6785, Fall 2016.

Florida International University, Seminar in Music Education, MUE 693 6938, Fall 2016.

Florida International University, Psychological Foundations of Musical Behavior, MUE 6815, Spring 2016.

Florida International University, Research in Music Education, MUE 6785, Spring 2016.

Florida International University, Curriculum and Policy Design, MUE 6190, Fall 2015.

Florida International University, Seminar in Music Education, MUE 6938, Fall 2015.

Non-Credit Instruction

Other, UNT Division of Music Education. (20172021).

Directed Student Learning

Dissertation Committee Chair, Music Education. (October 2020 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Instrumental Studies. (2020 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Instrumental Studies. (2020 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Music Education. (2020 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Music Education. (2019 – Present).

DMA Dissertation Recital - Committee Member, Instrumental Studies. (2019 – Present).

Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader, Instrumental Studies. (2020).

Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader, Instrumental Studies. (2020).

Master's Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader, Keyboard Studies. (2020).

Dissertation Committee Member, Music Education. (20192020).

Other, Music Education. (2019).

Master's Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader, Instrumental Studies. (April 25, 2019).

Other, Music Education. (2018).

Other, Conducting and Ensembles. (January 2017July 2017).

Directed Individual/Independent Study, Music Education. (January 2017May 2017).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Howard, K., Kelley, J., Campbell, P. S. (2018). World Music Pedagogy: Secondary School Innovations. 3, 226. New York, New York: Routledge.
Book Review
Kelley, J. (2017). Daniel Baker's "El Sistema: Orchestrating Venezuela's Youth". Music Educators Journal. 103(3), 8-9.
Kelley, J. (2017). Kiri Miller's "Playing Along: Digital Games, YouTube, and Virtual Performance".
Journal Article
Farley, A., Kelley, J. (2022). Self-Compassion and Music Performance Anxiety. Psychology of Music.
Napoles, J., Kelley, J., Rinn, T. J. (2022). Burnout and perceived agency in Texas choral teachers. Journal of Research in Music Education.
Kelley, J., Nussbaum, K., Crawford, M., Critchfield, J., Flippin, S., Grey, A., Mahaffey, C. (2021). The Self-Care Practices of K-12 Music Educators. Journal of Music Teacher Education. 9 pages. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/10570837211056615?casa_token=J5equX0_ChMAAAAA%3AyH62JiN55CoPWlsi9r5AGG9F8mlfuiM6cGqILmMFqxhUWIAjiF5pzRcB0At5-gW3ZnpvDHUNMmLO
Kelley, J. (2020). Activating gender: the effect of gender salience on interest in music activities.. Other.
Kelley, J., Farley, A. (2019). Self-compassion levels in musicians and non-musicians.. Contributions to Music Education.
Demorest, S. M., Kelley, J., Pfordresher, P. Q. (2017). Singing ability, musical self-concept, and future music participation. Journal of Research in Music Education. 64(4), 405-420.
Kelley, J., Demorest, S. M. (2016). A comparative study of music programs in charter and traditional schools. Journal of Research in Music Education. 64(1), 88-107.
Kelley, J. (2016). Gender Differences in the Choral Classroom. 18(1), 26-36.
Kelley, J. (2016). "Everyone's magical and everyone's important": Karaoke community and identity in an American gay bar. International Journal of Community Music. 9(2), 135-155.

Presentations Given

Lightning Talk/Poster

Kelley, J. F. (Author & Presenter), ACDA National Convention, Gender Inequity On The Podium: An Examination of All-State Conductors, ACDA, Kansas City, MO, United States of America. (20192019).

Panel Presentation

Kelley, J. (Panelist), GMEA In-Service Conference, So you want to pursue a graduate degree? Insights for working toward your professional goals., GMEA, Athens, GA, United States of America. (20192019).

Paper

Napoles, J. (Author & Presenter), Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Rinn, T. J. (Author & Presenter), National Association for Music Education National conference, Burnout and perceived agency among Texas choir teachers, NAfME, Washington, D. C., United States of America. (2022).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Nussbaum, K. (Author & Presenter), Flippin, S. H. (Author & Presenter), Mahaffey, C. R. (Author & Presenter), NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference, The Reported Self- Care Practices of Music Educators, NAfME, Atlanta, GA (online), United States of America. (2022).

Napoles, J. (Author & Presenter), Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Rinn, T. J. (Author & Presenter), Symposium for the Society for Research on Choral Singing, Burnout and Perceived Agency Among Texas Choral Teachers, ACDA, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. (2022).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Nussbaum, K. (Author & Presenter), Jones, T. (Author & Presenter), Society for Music Teacher Education Symposium, Pedagogy as Professional Development: A Collective Case Study, SMTE, Greensboro, NC (online), United States of America. (2021).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Nussbaum, K. (Author & Presenter), International Society for Music Education Symposium, Policy and perceptions: workplace climate for LGBT music educators, ISME, Helsinki, Finland, Finland. (2020).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Nussbaum, K. (Author & Presenter), 4th Symposium for LGBTQ Studies and Music Education, Policy and perceptions: Workplace climate for LGBT music educators in Texas schools, Eugene, Oregon - Online, United States of America. (2020).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Critchfield, J. (Author & Presenter), Symposium for Research on Choral Singing, The State of the Choral Canon: An Examination of All-State Festival Repertoire, ACDA, Atlanta, GA, United States of America. (20202020).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), American Educators Research Association Annual Meeting, Gender Inequity on the Podium: A Study of All-State Conductors, AERA, San Francisco, CA, United States of America. (20202020).

Farley, A. (Author & Presenter), Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Self-Compassion and Music Performance Anxiety, ICMPC, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (20182018).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Farley, A. (Author & Presenter), AERA National Meeting 2016, Self-Compassion Levels in Music and Non-Music Majors: A Replication Study, American Educational Research Association, Washington, D. C., United States of America. (2016).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), LGBTQ Studeis and Music Education Symposium 3, Creating Community and Identity Through Karaoke Performance in an American Gay Bar, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, United States of America. (2016).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), AERA National Meeting 2015, Gender Differences in the Choral Classroom: Examining Participation and Teacher-Student Interactions, American Educational Research Assocation, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. (2015).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Farley, A. (Author), Asia Pacific Society for Music Education Research Conference, Self-Compassion Levels in Music and Non-Music Majors, Asia Pacific Society for Music Education, Hong Kong, China, Hong Kong. (2015).

Swanson, M. (Author & Presenter), Kelley, J. (Author), Liebman, B. (Author), International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education, Musical Behaviors and Barriers to Music Participation in Adults, Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. (2015).

Poster

Napoles, J. (Author & Presenter), Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Rinn, T. J. (Author & Presenter), Texas Music Educators Association State Conference, Burnout and Perceived Agency Among Texas Choral Teachers, TMEA, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. (2022).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Napoles, J. (Author & Presenter), Texas Music Educators Association State Conference, Choral Programming at The University of North Texas: A Descriptive Study, TMEA, San Antonio, TX (online), United States of America. (2021).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), TMEA Clinic/Convention, The musical life story of an imprecise singer: A narrative study, TMEA, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. (20192019).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), TMEA Clinic/Convention, Musical Self-Concept and Musical Sophistication in Non-Music Preservice Teachers, TMEA, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. (20192019).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Symposium on Research in Choral Singing, The musical life story of an imprecise singer: a narrative study, ACDA, Evanston, IL, United States of America. (20182018).

Farley, A. (Author & Presenter), Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference, Self-Compassion and Music Performance Anxiety, NAfME, Atlanta, GA, United States of America. (20182018).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference, The relationship between teacher gender and male participation in secondary choral programs, NAfME, Atlanta, GA, United States of America. (20182018).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), TMEA Clinic/Convention, The relationship between teacher gender and male participation in secondary choral programs, TMEA, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. (20182018).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Farley, A. (Author & Presenter), International Society for Music Education Symposium 2016, Self-Compassion Levels in Music and Non-Music Majors: A Replication Study, International Society for Music Education, Glasgow, Scotland, United States of America. (2016).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), International Society for Music Education Symposium 2016, The Effect of Gender Salience on Interest in Music Activities, International Society for Music Education, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. (2016).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference 2016, The Effect of Gender Salience on Interest in Music Activities, National ASsociation for Music Education, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. (2016).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Farley, A. (Author & Presenter), Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference, Self-Compassion Levels in Music and Non-Music Majors: A Replication Study, National Association for Music Education, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. (2016).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), AERA National Meeting 2015, Predicting Musical Self-Concept and Music Participation, American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. (2015).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Northwest Division Conference, Gender Differences in the Choral Classroom: Examining Participation and Teacher-Student Interactions, National Asslication for Music Education, Spokane, WA, United States of America. (2015).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Northwest Division Conference, Predicting Musical Self-Concept and Music Participation, National Association for Music Education, Spokane, WA, United States of America. (2015).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Farley, A. (Author), Society for Music Perception and Cognition National Meeting, Self-Compassion Levels in Music and Non-Music Majors, Society for Music Perception and Cognition, Nashville, TV, United States of America. (20152015).

Professional Meeting Contribution

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Adorno, S. (Author & Presenter), Florida Music Educators Association Annual Meeting, An Introduction to World Music Pedagogy, FMEA, Tampa, FL, United States of America. (2017).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Florida Music Educators Association Annual Meeting, The Recruitment and Retention of Boys in Choral Programs, FMEA, Tampa, FL, United States of America. (2017).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Florida Music Educators Association Annual Meeting, Why Do Students Take Music?: What the Research Says, FMEA, Tampa, FL, United States of America. (2017).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Florida Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference, Sight-Reading Strategies for the Choral Classroom, FMEA, Tampa, FL, United States of America. (2016).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), Miami-Dade County Arts-Day Professional Development Meeting, Accentuate the Positive: The Music of Johnny Mercer, Miami-Dade County Schools and Florida International University, Miami, FL, United States of America. (2015).

Kelley, J. (Author & Presenter), National In-Service Conference, The Recruitment and Retention of Boys in Choral Programs: Perspectives from Social Psychology, National Association for Music Education, Nashville, TN, United States of America. (2015).

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

Music - Adjudicator, Clinician, or Consultant. Kelley, J., "Florida International University High School Choral Festival," , Miami, FL, United States of America. (2015).

Music - Adjudicator, Clinician, or Consultant. Kelley, J., "Shoreline School District Middle School Choral Festival," , Kenmore, WA, United States of America. (2015).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Teaching
Kelley, J. (Principal), Longo, K. (Co-Principal), "CARTA Innovative Teaching Grant," Sponsored by FIU College of Arts and Architecture, Local, $3000 Funded. (20162017).

Service

University Service

Committee Member, MHTE Search Committee. (November 15, 2022 – Present).

Committee Member, Institutional Effectiveness Peer Review Committee. (October 1, 2022 – Present).

Member, Search Committee - Instrumental Music Education. (October 2019 – Present).

Member, Search Committee - Instrumental Music Education. (October 20172018).

Professional Service

Editorial Review Board Member, Research Perspectives of Music Education Review Board. (20162018).

Awards and Honors

Executive Director's Award, Turtle Creek Chorale. (January 15, 2022 – Present).