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Freshman Music Students' Identification With Expected Tasks in the Music Theory Class as a Relevant Part of Becoming a Musician

Description: The purpose of the study was to investigate freshman music students' identification with expected tasks in music theory class including aural, written, and performance requirements. The second research problem compared students' descriptions with actions in class to determine the presence of role taking (the conscious adherence to a set of behaviors) or role playing (the unconscious assumption of a set of behaviors).
Date: December 1996
Creator: Kteily-O'Sullivan, Laila Rose
Partner: UNT Libraries
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[Letter from Douglas W. Otto to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, April 15, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Douglas W. Otto, Superintendent Plano ISD, to Bill McCarter and Jack Davis, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. In regards to Plano's commitment as a full partner in the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts and their implementation of full two-week summer institute in the summer of 1996. Attached to the letter are stipend worksheets for the current income of the faculty to be involved with the program.
Date: April 15, 1996
Creator: Otto, Douglas W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from Kristen Marstaller to Bill McCarter, January 17, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Kristen Marstaller, Art / Social Studies Coordinator for the Austin Independent School District to Bill McCarter, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. To thank McCarter on the behalf of Austin teachers and the presentation he made at the Art Share meeting. Marstaller writes that many of the misunderstandings and misconceptions were cleared up and the faculty was impressed with his knowledge and willingness to assist the Austin District. Martaller will reach out to McCarter at a later date to further discuss the program and ask for suggestions and advice as they proceeded with implementation of DBAE.
Date: January 17, 1996
Creator: Marstaller, Kristen
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter to John Lunsford, February 19, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to John Lunsford, Executive Director ad interim at the Meadows Museum. To thank Lunsford for sending them a letter about a portfolio prepared through the Marcus Foundation. Davis and McCarter go on to address some questions that Lunsford had raised.
Date: February 19, 1996
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack & McCarter, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from Bill McCarter to Carol Wyrick, May 9, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Bill McCarter, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Carol Wyrick, Coordinator of the National Arts and Humanities Education Program, National Museum of American Art of the Smithsonian Institution. In regards to the Latino Art and Culture exhibition being held at the Smithsonian Institution and how most of the teachers in the NTIEVA program are teaching at schools with a large percentage of Latino students. The teachers are having a problem finding quality materials associated with Latino artists and McCarter is interested in having the institute devote a portion of their time to the Latino Art and having Wyrick come to the Texas institute to introduce new instruction packages.
Date: May 9, 1996
Creator: McCarter, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from Bill Cormack to Bill McCarter, February 13, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Bill Cormack, Director of Fine Arts for Dallas Public Schools to Bill McCarter, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. In regards to McCarter's letter of January 16. Cormack writes that they appreciates McCarter's offer to match funds for training the teachers at the DMA, however the money from the district has not been budgeted for that purpose so Cormack declines the invitation.
Date: February 13, 1996
Creator: Cormack, Bill
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from Janice Wiggins to Jack Davis and Bill McCarter, January 9, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Janice Wiggins, Visual Arts Specialist for the Dallas Public Schools, to Jack Davis and Bill McCarter, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. Wiggins writes that Dallas ISD will be unable to continue their participation in the extension of the Getty grant for the 1995-1996 school years, due to time consideration and budgeting. However, there might be a possibility for participation for the 1997-1998 school year if they're able to pick up DISD's school funding needs. Wiggins concludes, saying how much she enjoyed her involvement with the NTIEVA consortium and to let them know of any opportunities to work with North Texas and the Getty Foundation again.
Date: January 9, 1996
Creator: Wiggins, Janice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from Leilani Lattin Duke to Bonnie Bernau, September 23, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Leilani Lattin Duke, Director of the Getty Center, to Bonnie Bernau, Very Special Arts. In discussion of Bernau's involvement with developing Creating and Beyond: Arts Education for a Changing World. However, due to the Center's changes in educational environment and demands on resources they've decided not to proceed with the publication of the work, but thank Bernau for the contribution made to the project. As consolation to Bernau's efforts, the Center would like to invite her to the upcoming national conference, "Education for the Workplace through the Arts."
Date: September 23, 1996
Creator: Duke, Leilani Lattin
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[RE: Nominations for Getty Center Orientation Film, August 22, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Julie Abel, the Getty Center, to Lila Crespin and the Regional Institute Grant Directors. Requesting information about possibly locations which to film the Getty Center's mission / programs and to show the visitors the film which will orients the Center's goals. The film will be fifteen minutes long, comprised of three segments that will highlight the important parts of their programs. Enclosed in the letter are details about the three segments and the ideas behind how the filming should take place. Copied on the letter are Leilani Lattin Duke, Val Marmillion and Kathy Talley-Jones.
Date: August 22, 1996
Creator: Abel, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from Bill McCarter to Carol Wyrick, July 15, 1996]

Description: Photocopies of evaluations and comments for the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution: An Introduction to Latino Art and Culture, dated June 26 - 28, 1996. The evaluations are rating the quality of the workshop by answering the questions of material, information, topics and other objectives that the exhibit provided. In a letter to Carol Wyrick, July 15, 1996, Bill McCarter apologies for withholding the evaluations but NTIEVA wanted to record the general comments made about the Institute. Some of the comments read as written, "I enjoyed the workshop and learned a lot." "Those of us who teach the younger students found the drawing studies to be of little relevance to the level of production appreciated [by] our students." Other comments continue with the enthusiasm of the quality of materials and the presentations, as well as offer suggestions or provide concerns about the related subject.
Date: July 15, 1996
Creator: McCarter, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Note from Bill McCarter to Leilani Lattin Duke, January 1, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a note from Bill McCarter, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Leilani Lattin Duke, Director of the Getty Center Institute for Education in the Arts, saying the "Trip to Austin went very well - thanks for your good advice. We shall see what happens. - Bill"
Date: January 22, 1996
Creator: McCarter, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Newsletter from Keith L. Arney, September 14, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a newsletter from Keith L. Arney, President of the Texas Art Education Association, to the newsletter recipients. Announcing that on behalf of the TAEA, they've nominated Suzi Alost-Reid for Western Region Elementary Division Art Educator of the year, and through the nomination TAEA wishes to express their appreciation for Reid and her achievements and contributions to art education through Texas.
Date: September 14, 1996
Creator: Arney, Keith L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from Vicki Rosenberg to Nancy Berry, December 9, 1990]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Vicki Rosenberg, the Getty Center, to Nancy Berry, National Center for Art Museums, School Collaborations, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. This is the second page of a letter Rosenberg has sent to Berry in regards to Berry's participation in the Education Institute's National Conference, "Education For the Workplace Through the Arts." The Education Institute is inviting Berry to represent museum educators during a panel to comment on the DBAE program in general education and implementation. Cc'd on the letter is Val Marmillion, Lori Weisgerber, Jack Davis and Bill McCarter.
Date: December 9, 1996
Creator: Rosenberg, Vicki
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[RE: FY97 Rig Budgets and Final FY97 Grant Payments, December 19, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Julie Abel, the Getty Center, to the Regional Institute Directors. In regards to the FY97 budgets and grant payments. Abel writes that to facilitate the FY97 grant funding, the Center will limit their analysis to the RIG's core program budgeting only.
Date: December 19, 1996
Creator: Abel, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Letter from Anita Stipnieks to Jack Davis, April 29, 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Anita Stipnieks, Assistant Superintendent of Denton ISD, to Jack Davis, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. Writing about the continuation of Denton ISD's participation as full partners in the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, having completed the identification of staff for participation in the summer institutes for 1996. Stipnieks would like for Davis's office to facilitate communication for the planning of the work during the 1996 - 1997 school year, along with district budgets for that term.
Date: April 29, 1996
Creator: Stipnieks, Anita
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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