Faculty Profile

Donald Taylor

Donald Taylor

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Music Education
College
College of Music

    

Education

PhD, The University of Texas at Austin, 2004.
Major: Music Education/Beating Time: Refining Learned Repertoire for Percussion Instruments in an Orff Ensemble Setting
DMA, University of Cincinnati, 1997.
Major: Piano Performance/Biofeedback and Cognitive Therapy: A Combined Approach to Combating Stress in the Daily Lives of Musicians
MM, Indiana University, 1985.
Major: Piano Performance

Current Scheduled Teaching*

MUED 5120.001, Applied Research in Music Education, Fall 2020 Syllabus
MUGC 6950.721, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020
MUED 3100.002, Musicianship for Teaching II, Fall 2020 Syllabus
MUED 6900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2020

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MUED 5120.001, Applied Research in Music Education, Summer 10W 2020
MUED 6900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2020
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUED 5150.001, Pedagogy in Practice, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUED 5120.001, Applied Research in Music Education, Summer 10W 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 5150.001, Pedagogy in Practice, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUED 5120.001, Applied Research in Music Education, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUED 4951.001, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Fall 2018
MUED 3100.002, Musicianship for Teaching II, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2018
MUED 5120.001, Applied Research in Music Education, Summer 10W 2018 SPOT
MUED 5120.001, Applied Research in Music Education, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 3100.002, Musicianship for Teaching II, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 5150.001, Pedagogy in Practice, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUED 5120.001, Applied Research in Music Education, Summer 10W 2017 SPOT
MUED 4103.001, Advanced Techniques and Materials for Elementary General Music Instruction, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 5120.001, Applied Research in Music Education, Spring 2017 SPOT
MUED 5890.401, Project Practicum, Spring 2017
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Spring 2017 Syllabus
MUED 4103.001, Advanced Techniques and Materials for Elementary General Music Instruction, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 3100.002, Musicianship for Teaching II, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 5890.402, Project Practicum, Fall 2016
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2016 SPOT
MUED 5900.702, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2016 SPOT
MUGC 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2016
MUED 4103.001, Advanced Techniques and Materials for Elementary General Music Instruction, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 5120.001, Applied Research in Music Education, Spring 2016 SPOT
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Spring 2016
MUED 4103.001, Advanced Techniques and Materials for Elementary General Music Instruction, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 3100.002, Musicianship for Teaching II, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 5890.402, Project Practicum, Fall 2015
MUED 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2015
MUED 6910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2015
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUED 5120.001, Applied Research in Music Education, Summer 5W1 2015 SPOT
MUED 4910.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2015
MUED 4103.001, Advanced Techniques and Materials for Elementary General Music Instruction, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUGC 6950.719, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2015
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUED 5890.401, Project Practicum, Spring 2015
MUED 5890.402, Project Practicum, Spring 2015
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Spring 2015
MUED 4103.001, Advanced Techniques and Materials for Elementary General Music Instruction, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUGC 6950.717, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
MUGC 6950.722, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
MUED 3100.002, Musicianship for Teaching II, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUED 5890.401, Project Practicum, Fall 2014
MUGC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2014
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Summer 3W1 2014 Syllabus
MUED 5880.001, Teaching Strategies in General Music at Pre School, Elementary /Middle School Levels of Instructi, Summer 3W1 2014
MUED 4103.001, Advanced Techniques and Materials for Elementary General Music Instruction, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUED 5890.402, Project Practicum, Spring 2014
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Spring 2014
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUED 4103.001, Advanced Techniques and Materials for Elementary General Music Instruction, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUED 3100.002, Musicianship for Teaching II, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUED 5890.401, Project Practicum, Fall 2013
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2013
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Summer 3W1 2013 Syllabus
MUGC 4890.001, Studies in Music, Summer 3W1 2013 Syllabus
MUED 5880.001, Teaching Strategies in General Music at Pre School, Elementary /Middle School Levels of Instructi, Summer 3W1 2013
MUED 1130.002, Foundations in Music, Spring 2013 Syllabus
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Spring 2013 Syllabus
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Spring 2013
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Spring 2013 Syllabus
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Fall 2012 Syllabus
MUED 5890.401, Project Practicum, Fall 2012
MUED 6900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2012
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2012
MUED 5880.001, Teaching Strategies in General Music at Pre School, Elementary /Middle School Levels of Instructi, Fall 2012
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Fall 2012 Syllabus
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Spring 2012 Syllabus
MUED 5890.402, Project Practicum, Spring 2012
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Spring 2012
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Spring 2012 Syllabus
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUED 5890.703, Project Practicum, Fall 2011
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2011
MUED 5880.001, Teaching Strategies in General Music at Pre School, Elementary /Middle School Levels of Instructi, Fall 2011
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2011
MUED 5900.703, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2011
MUGC 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Spring 2011
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Spring 2011 Syllabus
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Spring 2011
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Spring 2011 Syllabus
MUGC 5950.707, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Fall 2010 Syllabus
MUED 6900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2010
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2010
MUED 5880.001, Teaching Strategies in General Music at Pre School, Elementary /Middle School Levels of Instructi, Fall 2010
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Fall 2010 Syllabus
MUED 5120.001, Applied Research in Music Education, Summer 5W1 2010
MUED 1130.004, Foundations in Music, Spring 2010 Syllabus
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Spring 2010 Syllabus
MUED 5890.706, Project Practicum, Spring 2010
MUED 6900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2010
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Spring 2010
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Spring 2010 Syllabus
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Fall 2009 Syllabus
MUED 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2009
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2009
MUED 5880.001, Teaching Strategies in General Music at Pre School, Elementary /Middle School Levels of Instructi, Fall 2009
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Fall 2009 Syllabus
MUED 1140.001, Foundations in Music, Spring 2009
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Spring 2009
EDME 4103.776, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Spring 2009
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Spring 2009
MUED 3100.001, Musicianship for Teaching II, Fall 2008
EDME 4103.771, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2008
MUED 5880.001, Teaching Strategies in General Music at Pre School, Elementary /Middle School Levels of Instructi, Fall 2008
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Fall 2008
MUED 5120.001, Applied Research in Music Education, Summer 5W1 2008
MUED 1140.001, Foundations in Music, Spring 2008
MUED 3100.001, Music for Children, Spring 2008
MUED 6910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2008
EDEE 4103.772, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Spring 2008
MUED 3100.001, Music for Children, Fall 2007
MUED 4900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2007
EDEE 4103.775, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2007
MUED 5880.001, Teaching Strategies in General Music at Pre School, Elementary /Middle School Levels of Instructi, Fall 2007
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Fall 2007
MUED 1140.001, Foundations in Music, Spring 2007
MUED 3100.001, Music for Children, Spring 2007
EDEE 4103.775, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Spring 2007
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Spring 2007
MUED 1140.001, Foundations in Music, Fall 2006
MUED 3100.001, Music for Children, Fall 2006
EDEE 4103.775, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2006
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Fall 2006
MUED 1140.001, Foundations in Music, Spring 2006
MUED 3100.001, Music for Children, Spring 2006
EDEE 4103.781, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Spring 2006
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Spring 2006
MUED 1140.001, Foundations in Music, Fall 2005
MUED 3100.001, Music for Children, Fall 2005
EDEE 4103.782, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2005
EDSE 4108.786, Student Teaching in the Secondary School, Fall 2005
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Fall 2005
MUED 1140.001, Foundations in Music, Spring 2005
MUED 3100.001, Music for Children, Spring 2005
EDEE 4103.790, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Spring 2005
MUED 1140.001, Foundations in Music, Fall 2004
MUED 3100.001, Music for Children, Fall 2004
MUED 4900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2004
EDEE 4103.790, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2004
MUED 1103.500, Techniques in Classroom Instruments, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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