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Annual Conference, Association for Technology in Music Instruction
Cleveland, November 1997


The Association for Technology in Music Instruction is pleased to announce
the 1997 Call for Participation for the annual conference in Cleveland. As
in the past, topics dealing with technological applications for music
theory and pedagogy are very welcome. 

Tim Koozin
ATMI Program Chair

CALL FOR PROGRAM PARTICIPATION The National Conference of the Association for Technology in Music Instruction
The Conference Committee of ATMI invites the submission of proposals for papers, panels, software demonstrations, and an electronic poster session to be presented at the 1997 ATMI Conference. This meeting will be held jointly with the College Music Society and will take place November 13-16 in Cleveland, Ohio. PAPERS, PANELS and WORKSHOPS: Topics dealing with all aspects of technology in music instruction are welcome. Especially encouraged are papers and presentations that focus on: 1) Music Instructional Applications of the Internet 2) Interactive Distance Learning 3) Multimedia: Integrating Video, Graphics, Text, and Music 4) Creative Pedagogies and Technological Tools for Music Learning and Composition 5) Research on the Effectiveness of Music Technology 6) Using Technology in the Music Studio (Music Performance) SOFTWARE DEMONSTRATIONS: Also encouraged are presentations that focus on newly authored software from all aspects of the music curriculum. Especially welcomed are applications that take an innovative approach to music teaching and learning. Proposals should include a complete description of the software's design and its use in the teaching environment. ELECTRONIC POSTER SESSION: For the first time, the conference will host a computer-based poster session, in which presenters show material collectively in a large display area. Especially encouraged are "hands-on" presentations of research, new interactive music lab software, work in progress, and examples of student work. Proposals should include a complete description of the material to be presented. Graphic images or actual software samples may be included with a proposal submission, but should be clearly described in the text of the proposal. Poster session participants should supply portable computers and any other devices needed to present their material. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: All proposals will be submitted for blind review and authors are encouraged to exclude references to individuals or institutions that might compromise this process. Proposals for papers should include clear statements of theoretical background, methodology, and conclusions. Panel proposals should include a complete description of the content to be covered, panelists and their affiliation, and confirmation of panelists' participation. Proposals should be no more than 2,000 words in length and should include a detailed listing of required equipment and operating system(s). Individuals whose proposals are accepted must be members of ATMI to present at the 1997 conference. Abstracts for accepted proposals will be published on the ATMI website, with links to other sites as desired. Deadline for submission is April 25, 1997. E-mail submissions are especially encouraged and can be sent to: Notification of receipt will be sent as soon as e-mail submissions are received. To submit proposals by regular mail, send five copies of each proposal to: Timothy Koozin ATMI Program Chair Department of Music University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND 58202 -------------------------