Glenn Nierman Resume

Glenn E. Nierman

UNIVERSITY ADDRESS

123 Westbrook Music Building
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-0100
Phone: 402 472-2040
Fax: 402 472-8962
E-mail: gnierman@unl.edu
Web: http://music2.unl.edu/unlweb/index.php?bio_id=36

EDUCATION

D.M.E. (Music Education), University of Cincinnati, 1979. Cognate Area: Educational Administration
M.M. (Instrumental Conducting), University of Cincinnati, 1977.
M.M. (Music Education), University of Cincinnati, 1977.
B.M., Washburn University of Topeka, KS, summa cum laude, 1972.
Certification = K-12 Vocal & Instrumental Music

TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 8/79-present.
Associate Director, School of Music, 8/04-present.
Interim Associate Director, School of Music, 6/99-7/04.
Division Chair, Music Education, 1/86-7/04.
Professor of Music Education, 8/92-present.
Associate Professor of Music Education, 1/85-7/92.
Team Leader for Secondary Education Undergraduate Teacher Education, 1/80-8/82.
Assistant Professor of Music Education, 8/79-12/84.

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, 9/75-5/79.
Adjunct Lecturer in Music Education, 1/79-5/79.
Teaching Assistant, 9/75-5/78.

Highland Park High School, Topeka Public Schools, Topeka, KS, 8/73-5/75.
Secondary Instrumental Music and Music Department Chairperson, 8/73-5/75.
Elementary Instrumental Music, 5/74-8/74.

Logan Junior High School, Unified School District 345, Shawnee County, KS, 8/72-5/73.
Junior High School Instrumental, Vocal, and General Music, 8/72-5/73.

Immanuel United Church of Christ, Wright City, MO. Youth Choir Director, 9/69-8/72.
Private Brass Instructor, 9/67-7/79.

COURSES TAUGHT

(* = middle school level; ** = high school level; *** = university level)

* General Music
* Band
* Chorus
** Band
** Orchestra
** Jazz Band
** Music Theory
*** Introduction to Music Education
*** Perspectives in Popular Music through Guitar Skills
*** Multicultural Music Workshops
*** Introduction to Research in Music Education
*** Foundations of Music Education
*** Seminar in the Curriculum and Teaching of Music
*** Doctoral Seminar in Music Education
*** Doctoral Seminar: Assessment in Music
*** Quantitative Research Techniques in Music Education
*** Orchestra and Band Methods and Materials
*** Secondary Vocal and Instrumental Music Methods
*** Student Teaching Supervision in Instrumental and Vocal Music
*** Instrumental Conducting and Teaching Lab
*** Music Curriculum Planning and Educational Equity Issues
*** Music Field Experiences (Pre-student teaching) Supervision

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS—PAST FIVE YEARS

(* indicates refereed items; ^ indicates invited items)

*Nierman, G. E. (In Press). Developing change agents for music education in schools. In José Luis Arostegui (Ed.), Proceedings of the Shenyang Seminar of the Music in Schools and Teacher Education Commission of the International Society of Music Education, Shenyang, CHINA (pp. 84-88). Shenyang, China: The Shenyang Conservatory of Music.

*Nierman, G. E. (2010). Music aptitude: A relevant construct for twenty-first century schools. In W. L. Sims (Ed.), Proceedings of the XXIX World Congress of the International Society of Music Education, Beijing, CHINA (pp. 213-217). Nedlands, Western Australia: The International Society for Music Education.

*Nierman, G. E., Nierman, A. J., & Pearson, B. (2010). Eye-Hand coordination as a factor in the success of beginning instrumentalists. In T. Brophy (Ed.), The Practice of Assessment in Music Education: Frameworks, Models, and Designs: Proceedings of the 2009 Florida International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education (pp. 323-334). Chicago: GIA Publications, Inc.

^Nierman, G. E. (2009, November). Biennial conference to start a new tradition in California. Teaching Music, 17, 14.

^Nierman, G.E. (2009, December) Advocacy: A big membership benefit. Michigan Music Educator, 47(2), 8-9.

*Nierman, G. E., & Pearson, B. (2008). Measurement tools for the assessment of musical instrument compatibility. In W. L. Sims (Ed.), Proceedings of the XXVIII World Congress of the International Society of Music Education, Bologna, ITALY (pp. 313-317). Nedlands, Western Australia: The International Society for Music Education.

*Nierman, G. E., & Pearson, B. (2007). The development and validation of a measurement tool for assessing students’ ability to keep a steady beat. In T. Brophy (Ed.), Assessment in music education: Integrating curriculum, theory, and practice (pp. 289- 295). Chicago: GIA Publications, Inc.

*Nierman, G. E. Moving the Music Education Ph.D. from Education to Music: A Story of Collaboration from Inside and Outside the Institution. Competitively selected paper/poster for presentation at the 2011 NAfME Society for Music Teacher Education Symposium on Music Teacher Education: Intersections of Practice, Research, and Policy, Greensboro, NC, September 2011.

^Nierman, G. E. Assessment: Current Standardized Measurement Tools. Invited presentation at the Ohio Music Educators Association State Conference, Cincinnati, OH, January 2010, and the North Dakota Music Educators State Conference, Bismark, ND, March 2010.

^Nierman, G. E. Instructional Strategies for the Music Classroom. Invited presentation at the Minnesota Music Educators Association State Conference, February 2010, and the North Dakota Music Educators State Conference, March 2010.

^Nierman, G. E. Music Appreciation and Writing as it Relates to National Standard Seven. Invited presentation at the Music Education Week in Washington General Music Academy, Washington, D. C., June 2009.

^Nierman, G. E. Assessment: A Key to Growth in Music. Invited presentation at the North Central MENC: The National Association for Music Education Division Conference, Indianapolis, IN, January 2009.

*Nierman, G. E. Directions for Research on Preservice Music Teacher Education. Competitively selected paper for presentation at the MENC: The National Association for Music Education National Conference, Milwaukee, April 2008.

^Nierman, G. E. Measurement Tools for the Assessment of Musical Instrument Compatibility. Invited presentation at the Nebraska State Bandmasters Association Annual Convention, Lincoln, NE, February 2008.

*Nierman, G. E. Developing Change Agents for the Future of Music Education in Schools. Competitively selected paper accepted for presentation at the Music in Schools and Teacher Education Pre-Conference Seminar of the International Society for Music Education, Rome, ITALY, July 2008.

*Nierman, G. E., & Pearson, B. The Relationship of Eye/Hand Coordination to the Success of Playing a Musical Instrument: A Pilot Study. Competitively selected paper for presentation at the MENC: The National Association for Music Education Research Symposium I, Lawrence, KS, July 2007.

*Nierman, G. E., & Pearson, B. The Development and Validation of a Measurement Tool for Assessing Students’ Ability to Keep a Steady Beat. Competitively selected paper for presentation at the Integrating Curriculum, Theory, and Practice: A Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Gainesville, FL, March 2007.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Responsibilities in Professional Organizations

International Society for Music Education (ISME)
Chair, ISME Assessment Forum Steering Committee, 2010-present.
Nominee, Executive Board, 2010.
Member, Proceedings of the XXIX World Congress of the International Society of Music Education Editorial Committee, 2010.
Member, Session/Paper Review Committee for XXVIX World Congress, 2009
Nominee, Executive Board, 2008.
Session Chair, North American Regional Planning Seminar, 2008.
Member, Session/Paper Review Committee for XXVIII World Congress, 2007.
Chair, Music in Schools & Teacher Education Commission, 1998-2000.
Commissioner, Music in Schools & Teacher Education Commission, 1994-2000.

Council for Research in Music Education (CRME)
Advisory Council (Editorial Board), CRME Bulletin, 1990-2007.
Outstanding Dissertation Awards Committee, 1995, 1997, 2007.

Society for Research in Psychology of Music and Music Education
Psychology of Music Reviewer, 1990-1992.

National Association for Music Education
Immediate Past Present, North Central Division, 2010-present.
Member, National Executive Board, 2008-present.
Member, MENC Membership Committee, 2010-present.
Member, Professional Development Committee, 2009-present.
Chair, 2012 MENC National Biennial Conference Planning Committee, 2010-present.
Chair, 2010 MENC National Biennial Conference Planning Committee, 2009-2010
Member, Advocacy National Task Force, 2009-present.
Chair, Public Relations Committee, 2008-present.
Member, Conference Design Task Force, 2008.
Member, Society for Music Teacher Education, 1982-present.
Member, National Council of the Society for Music Teacher Education, 1982-1996.

Member, Society for Research in Music Education, 1975-present.
President, North Central Division, 2008-2010.
Reviewer , Sessions for the 2008 National Conference, 2007.
National Assembly Discussion Leader, 2007.
President-Elect, North Central Division, 2006-2008.
Member, National Anthem Project Planning Committee, 2005-2007.
Delegate to the National Assembly, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007.

Nebraska Music Educators Association (NMEA)
Member, Executive Board, 1988-89; 1993-2007.
Immediate Past President, 2006-2007.
President, 2004-2005
Chair, Budget Committee, 2004-2005.
President-elect, 2002-2003.
Chair, Nebraska Coalition for Music Education, 1993-2001.
Chair, Research, 1993-2001.
Chair, Collegiate Affairs, 1988-89.
Chair, Nebraska Council for Music Teacher Education, 1982-1993.
Faculty Advisor, CMENC (UNL Student) Chapter, 1979-86.

Committee on Institutional Cooperation
Member, Online Course Development Committee, 2010-present,

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

International Society of Music Education
Music in Schools & Teacher Education Commission
Research Commission
National Association for Music Education
Society for Music Teacher Education
Program Admission, Assessment, & Recruitment ASPA
Society for Research in Music Education
Instructional Strategies SRIG
Measurement & Evaluation SRIG
Perception SRIG
Nebraskans for the Arts
Nebraska Music Educators Association
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
Phi Beta Mu
Pi Kappa Lambda
Tau Delta Pi (Scholastic Honor Society)

HONORS, AWARDS, GRANTS

Steinhart Distinguished Endowed Professor of Music Education, 1998-present.
Nominee, Member-At-Large of the International Society of Music Education (ISME) Board of Directors, 2010.
Nebraska Music Educators Association (NMEA) Distinguished Service Award Recipient, Numerous articles written and clinic sessions delivered for NMEA, 2009.
UNL Extended Education Grant for Distance Learning Course Development, 2009.
Nebraska Music Educators Association Hall of Fame, 2008.
Nebraska Music Educators Association (*NMEA) Distinguished Service Award Recipient, Twenty-five years of service to NMEA, 2007.
Member, The National Anthem Project Ad Hoc Committee which was awarded the Summit Award, the highest honor given by the American Society of Association Executives as part of their annual Associations Advance America program, 2005.
Nominee, Chancellor’s Award for Exemplary Service to Students, 2005.
Steinhart Distinguished Endowed Professor of Music Education, 1998-present.
Nebraska Coalition for Music Education Distinguished Service Award, 2001.
UNL Excellence in Graduate Education Nominee, 1998.
National Association of Music Merchants Advocacy Grant, 1996, 1997.
UNL Research Council Grant, 1992.
UNL Outstanding Undergraduate Advising Finalist, 1989.
Listed in Who’s Who in American Education, 1989.
UNL Distinguished Award for Undergraduate Teaching Recipient, 1987.
Cooper Foundation Research Grant, 1983.
UNL Center for Research in Education Grant, 1983.
Ohio Music Educators Association Research Grant, 1976.
Listed in Who’s Who in Kansas, 1975

 

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