Stegman, Sandra Frey
About the author: Dr. Stegman is Associate professor of Music at Northern Illinois University. Her experience includes teaching choral methods and conducting, supervising student teachers, and conducting various university and regional ensembles. She received her PhD in music education from the University of Michigan.1999 0-7734-7926-0
A guide to educating those who teach choral music in the classroom, this text provides a comprehensive review and analysis of the relevant literature, drawing on qualitative methodologies to collect and interpret primary source data. Student-teacher portraits are provided as examples. The author presents a convincing argument for assigning a special role to the development of reflective capacities and to image construction in the process of becoming a teacher, and her recommendations for music teacher education and research are thorough and developed.