Refereed Presentations

International Refereed Presentations

Watson, K. E., Miksza, P., & Calhoun, I. (2016, July). The effect of physical practice, mental practice, and mental imagery on the performance of an improvised jazz solo. Paper presented at the International Society for Music Education World Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

Miksza, P., & Tan, L. (2015, September). Predicting collegiate wind players’ practice efficiency, flow, and self-efficacy for self-regulation: An exploratory study of relationships between teachers’ instruction and students’ practicing. Paper presented at the International Symposium on Performance Science, Kyoto, Japan.

Miksza, P. (2013, April). The effectiveness of varied pedagogical approaches on the performance achievement, musical self-efficacy, and practicing of advanced wind players. Paper presented at the Research in Music Education Conference, Exeter, UK.

Miksza, P. (2010, June). Deliberate practice: Implications for empirical research. Paper presented at the International Society for the Philosophy of Music Education Symposium, Helsinki, Finland.

Berg, M., & Miksza, P. (2009, October). An investigation of preservice music teacher development and concerns. Paper presented at the Research Alliance of Institutes for Music Education International Symposium, University of Gothenburg, Academy of Music and Dance, Gothenburg, Sweden.

National Refereed Presentations

Miksza, P., Watson, K., Zhen, K., & Wager, S. (2017, February). Relationships between experts’ subjective ratings of jazz improvisations and computational measures of melodic entropy. In data analysis phase. Paper presented at the Improvising Brain III: Cultural Variation and Analytical Techniques Symposium, Atlanta, GA.

Miksza, P., Blackwell, J., Roseth, N., & Cole, S. (2016, March). Designing instruction on practicing: A pilot test of a microanalytic self-regulation intervention. Paper presented at the National Association for Music Education national conference, Atlanta, GA.

Miksza, P. (2015, August). Self-regulated practice tendencies as a moderating influence on motivation for music achievement. Poster presented at the Meting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, Nashville, TN.

Miksza, P., & Hime, L. (2015, April). Undergraduate program alumni’s career status, perceptions of institutional satisfaction, and financial status. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, Chicago, IL.

Miksza, P., Tan, L., & Dye, C. (2015, February). Achievement motivation for band: A cross-cultural examination of the 2 X 2 achievement goal framework. Paper presented at the Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Education, Tucson, Arizona.

Aguilar, C. E., Miksza, P., & Kapalka-Richerme, L. (2013, September). Navigating pathways for music teacher education and current policy trends. Paper presented at the Society for Music Teacher Education Symposium, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Hime, L., Miksza, P., & Hunsucker, A. (2013, September). Background experience, admissions characteristics, and upper-divisional ratings as predictors of student teaching achievement in music education. Paper presented at the Society for Music Teacher Education Symposium, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Miksza, P. (2013, February). Arts education advocacy: The relative effects of school-level influences on resources for arts education. Paper presented at the Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Education, Tucson, Arizona.

Miksza, P., & Gault, B. (2013, February). Classroom musical experiences of US elementary school children: An analysis of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study of 1998-99 (ECLS-K). Paper presented at the Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Education, Tucson, Arizona.

Miksza, P., Prichard, S., & Sorbo, D. (2012, April). An observational study of intermediate band students’ self-regulated practice behavior. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, Vancouver, CN.

Miksza, P. (2012, April). Student participation and motivation in music education. Session discussant at the American Educational Research Association Conference, Vancouver, CN.

Berg, M., Miksza, P., Raiber, M., & Teachout, D. J. (2012, March). Mentoring preservice teachers from a “teacher concerns” perspective. Session presented at the National Association for Music Education national conference, St. Louis, MO.

Miksza, P. (2012, March). 3rd-year cohort results of a pre-collegiate music teacher recruitment program: A replication and extension study. Paper presented at the National Association for Music Education national conference, St. Louis, MO.

Austin, J. R., & Miksza, P. (2011, April). To teach or not to teach: 2nd-Year results for a pre-collegiate music teacher recruitment program. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Miksza, P., & Johnson, E. (2011, October). A content analysis of theoretical frameworks employed in research published in the Journal of Research in Music Education from 1979 to 2009. Paper presented at the Research Alliance of Institutes for Music Education International Symposium, Boston University, MA.

Miksza, P., & Berg, M. H. (2011, September). A longitudinal study of music teacher development: Application and advancement of the Fuller & Bown teacher concerns model. Paper presented at the Society for Music Teacher Education Symposium, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Miksza, P. (2011, February). The development of a measure of self-regulation for intermediate instrumental music students. Paper presented at the Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Education, Tucson, Arizona.

Miksza, P. (2010, April). Investigating relationships between participation in high school music ensembles and extra-musical outcomes: An analysis of the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 using a Bioecological Development model. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, Denver, CO.

Miksza, P., & Austin, J. R. (2010, March). Eyes wide open: High school student reflections on music teaching experiences within a pre-collegiate recruitment program. Paper presented at the National Association for Music Education national conference, Anaheim, CA.

Austin, J. R., & Miksza, P. (2009, September). Trying on teaching. Paper presented at the Society for Music Teacher Education Symposium, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Miksza, P. (2009, February). An exploratory study of a confluence model of music teacher creativity. Paper presented at the Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, Tampa, Florida.

Miksza, P., & Watson, K. (2009, February). An empirical investigation of music teacher identity and development. Paper presented at the Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Education, Tucson, Arizona.

Miksza, P. (2008, April). Relationships among impulsivity, achievement goal motivation, and the music practice of high school wind players. Poster presented at the National Association for Music Education national conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Miksza, P. (2008, March). An investigation of the 2 X 2 achievement goal framework in the context of instrumental music. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, New York, NY.

Miksza, P. (2007, February). Music participation and socioeconomic status as correlates of change: A longitudinal analysis of academic achievement. Paper presented at the Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

Miksza, P. (2006, April). Self-regulatory and motivational variables in the music practice of junior high band students. Poster presented at the National Association for Music Education national conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Miksza, P. (2005, September). Curricular decisions in music teacher education. Paper presented at the Society for Music Teacher Education Symposium, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Miksza, P. (2005, February). The effect of mental practice on the performance achievement of high school trombonists. Paper presented at the Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Education, Tucson, Arizona.

Other Refereed Presentations

Miksza, P. (2005, October). Relationships among impulsiveness, locus of control, gender, and music practice. Paper presented at the Committee on Institutional Cooperation Annual Conference on Music Education, Bloomington, Indiana. 

Miksza, P. (2010, March). Society of music teacher education in action: Music teacher socialization area for strategic planning and action (with John Scheib and Linda Thornton). Panel session presented at the National Association for Music Education national conference, Anaheim, CA.

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