Carol Shansky, who was the BU College of Fine Arts’ first online Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education recipient, recently reached another milestone in her impressive career with the publication of her book, “Musical Tapestries: A Thematic Approach to Music Appreciation.” Published by Kendall Hunt, the book is available here, and in addition to […]
For Paul Shihadeh every day starts with homework and ends at Cirque du Soleil! As a spouse, parent, Artistic Director at Cirque’s “O,” and online Master’s student in the College of Fine Arts’ Master of Music in Music Education, each day is full of new challenges. Paul’s work at Cirque du Soleil is unusual for […]
We don’t have time to attend many conferences, so when we do it’s a pretty big deal. From May 1-4, 2011, our own Jim Frey and Charles Southworth attended the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) national conference in St. Louis, along with Judith Simpson, BU professor and lead faculty member of CFA’s online Master’s […]
David Myers stood before his Tokyo classroom, and initially ignored the rumble underneath his feet. He kept writing on the board, assuming it was merely the next tremor to shake a nation where minor earthquakes are frequent, and figuring it would soon pass. When it didn’t, and the shaking lingered longer than usual, the teacher […]
Dr. Judith Simpson reflects on a year of innovation and transformation in BU’s year-old online MA in Art Education program, also featured in a recent BU Today article. “Our teachers are an island in their schools, alone. Artists and teachers both need the right vocabulary to advocate for themselves. My goal is to equip them […]
BU is a 2009 USDLA bronze award winner in the Best Practices Awards for Excellence in Distance Learning – Teaching category. Congratulations to Dr. John Wallace (CFA Faculty), and Jim Frey (ODE Instructional Designer) for their outstanding work on MU 400, Graduate Theory Review.