Faculty Profile

Jessica Napoles

Title
Professor
Department
Music Education
College
College of Music

    

Education

PhD, Florida State University, 2006.
Major: Music Education
MME, Florida State University, 2000.
Major: Music Education

Current Scheduled Teaching*

MUED 5910.701, Special Problems, Summer 2024
MUED 5910.702, Special Problems, Summer 2024
MUGC 5900.706, Special Problems, Summer 2024

* 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 6580.001, College Teaching of Music Courses, Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Fall 2023 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 4203.001, Secondary Choral Methods, Fall 2023 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2023
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2023
MUED 5910.701, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2023
MUED 5910.702, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2023
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5171.502, Large Ensemble: Choir, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 4203.001, Secondary Choral Methods, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 4951.001, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Fall 2022
MULB 5171.502, Large Ensemble: Choir, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 4203.001, Secondary Choral Methods, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 5910.701, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2022
MUED 5910.702, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2022
MUGC 5900.704, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2022 SPOT
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5171.502, Large Ensemble: Choir, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 4203.001, Secondary Choral Methods, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 4900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2022
MUED 6900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2022
MUED 6900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2022
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 4203.001, Secondary Choral Methods, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 4900.800, Special Problems, Fall 8W2 2021
MUED 5910.701, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2021
MUED 5910.702, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2021
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1802.502, Concert Choir, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5171.502, Large Ensemble: Choir, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 4203.001, Secondary Choral Methods, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 4900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2021
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 4203.001, Secondary Choral Methods, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 4900.705, Special Problems, Fall 2020
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUGC 6950.732, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
MULB 5171.502, Large Ensemble: Choir, Spring 2020
MUED 4203.001, Secondary Choral Methods, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6950.725, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019
MUED 5910.701, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2019
MUED 5910.702, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2019
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 4203.001, Secondary Choral Methods, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 4900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2019
MUED 6900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2019
MUGC 4900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2019
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 4203.001, Secondary Choral Methods, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2018
MUED 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2018 SPOT
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5171.502, Large Ensemble: Choir, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUED 4203.001, Secondary Choral Methods, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1802.500, Concert Choir, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUED 4203.001, Secondary Choral Methods, Fall 2017 Syllabus

* 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.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Napoles, J., MacLeod, R. B. (2020). Clifford K. Madsen’s Contributions to Music Education and Music Therapy. Routledge.
Book Chapter
Napoles, J. (2020). Teacher Talk. The Choral Conductor's Companion. GIA.
Napoles, J., Rawlings, J. (2019). Conducting Curriculum for Preservice Music Educators. Oxford Handbook of Preservice Music Teacher Education. Oxford.
Book Review
Napoles, J. (2022). Book review of Honoring Trans and Gender Expansive Students in Music Education. Music Educators Journal.
Journal Article
Napoles, J., Montemayor, M. Effects of Score Study and Conducting on Collegiate Musicians’ Ability to Detect Errors in a Choral Score. Journal of Research in Music Education.
Napoles, J., Kelley, J. F., LoBiondo, J. (2023). A phenomenological exploration of the co-teaching experiences of associate choir teachers in Texas. Journal of Music Teacher Education.
Napoles, J. (2022). What research tells us about burnout. Teaching Music. 29(4), 48–53.
Napoles, J. (2022). Effects of transitional elements on listeners' aesthetic response to a choral performance. Journal of Research in Music Education. 69(4), 457-472.
Napoles, J. (2022). Faculty perspectives on the Master's degree in music education. Journal of Music Teacher Education.
Napoles, J., Kelley, J., Rinn, T. J. (2022). Burnout and perceived agency in Texas choral teachers. Journal of Research in Music Education.
Montemayor, M., Nápoles, J. A., Silvey, B. A., Wiese, L. (2022). Effects of score study and conducting gesture on collegiate musicians’ ability to detect errors in a choral score. Journal of Research in Music Education. 70(4), 449-462.
Napoles, J. (2021). Burnout: a review of the literature. Update: Applications of Research in Music Education.
Napoles, J., Geringer, J. M., Springer, G., Adams, K. A. (2021). Listeners’ perceptions of choral performances with static and expressive movement. Journal of Research in Music Education.
Napoles, J., Springer, G., Silvey, B. A., Warnet, V. (2021). Effects of Tonic Drone Accompaniments on the Intonation of Collegiate Wind Instrumentalists. Journal of Research in Music Education.
Napoles, J., Montemayor, M., Silvey, B. A. (2021). The influences of facial expression and conducting gesture on college musicians’ perceptions of choral conductor and ensemble expressivity.. International Journal of Music Education. https://doi.org/10.1177/0255761420926665
Napoles, J., Silvey, B., Montemayor, M. (2020). The influences of facial expression and conducting gesture on college musicians’ perceptions of choral conductor and ensemble expressivity. International Journal of Music Education.
Napoles, J., Silveira, J. (2020). Preservice and Early Career Teachers' Perceptions of Pacing. Journal of Music Teacher Education. 29(2), 64-77. Sage.
Napoles, J., Springer, G., Silvey, B. A., Adams, K. A. (2019). Effects of pitch source on pitch-matching and intonation accuracy of collegiate singers. Journal of Research in Music Education. 67, 270-285.
Napoles, J., Springer, D. G., Schlegel, A. (2018). Effects of applause magnitude and musical style on listeners’ evaluations of choral performances.. International Journal of Music Education.
Napoles, J. (2018). Effects of pre-tuning vocalization behaviors on the tuning accuracy of college instrumentalists.. Journal of Research in Music Education.
Napoles, J. (2017). Effect of conductor baton use on band and choral musicians’ perceptions of conductor expressivity and clarity.. Journal of Research in Music Education. 64, 474-486. Sage.
Napoles, J. (2016). Teacher talk and perceived teacher effectiveness: An exploratory study. Update: Applications of Research in Music Education.
Napoles, J., Babb, S. L., Bowers, J., Zrust, A., Hankle, S. (2016). The effect of piano playing on preservice teachers’ ability to detect errors in a choral score. Journal of Music Teacher Education. 26, 39-49.
Napoles, J., MacLeod, R. B. (2015). Influences of teacher delivery, student engagement, and observation focus on preservice teachers’ perceptions of teaching effectiveness.. Journal of Music Teacher Education.
Napoles, J., Geringer, J. M., Madsen, C. K., MacLeod, R. B. (2015). Musicians’ perception of melodic intonation in performances with and without vibrato.. Psychology of Music. 43, 675-685.
Newsletter
Napoles, J. (2022). Maslow and Choir. Choral Notes (TCDA Newsletter).
Reprinted Article
Napoles, J. (2022). What research tells us about burnout. Kansas Music Review (journal name).
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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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