Dr. James (Andy) Goodman came to Boise State University in 2003 as music education faculty and now also serves as the associate director of the Center for Teaching & Learning. His Ed.D. in Music Education is from the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana, and before coming to Boise State he taught at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. With more than 25 years of K-8 teaching experience, Dr. Goodman is an active clinician in music education, specifically in teacher preparation and the Orff approach to classroom music, and he is the past-president of the Idaho chapter of the American Orff Schulwerk Association. His research interests include the effects of music education on the development of metacognitive skills and on standardized test scores. In the Center for Teaching and Learning, Dr. Goodman works with the Boise State Teaching Scholars Program, assists departments and colleges with course evaluation revisions, and helps faculty consider approaches to minimizing classroom incivility.
Influencing Metacognition Through Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning: Lessons Learned From a Faculty Learning Community (with Sara Ahten, Rob Anson, Ingrid Brudenell, Eric Orton, and Kathy Reavy), Learning Communities Journal (2010)
Over an academic year, five faculty and one staff member from diverse disciplines at Boise...
Comparison of Pre-service and Experienced Music Teachers’ Interpretations of a Third-grade General Music Lesson, Southern Music Education Journal (2006)
Developing a Summer Music Camp for Preschool Children (with Deborah McClung-Guillory), General Music Today (2003)
Guidelines for creating a summer music camp program for preschool children are presented. Research and...
Midterm Assessments for Online/Distance Education Courses (with Eric Orton), 37th Annual POD Conference (2012)
Midterm assessments (MTAs) have benefited faculty in place-based (PB) classrooms. As online course modalities become...
The Effects of Integrated Music Instruction of Verbal Directions for Elementary Students, Fiftieth National College Music Society Convention (2011)
Exploring the Classroom of Tomorrow: A Process for Research in Active Teaching Spaces [Refereed Poster Session] (with E. Orton), National Forum on Improving Undergraduate Education through Active Learning Spaces (2011)
Why Can’t My Students Remember Anything?, Northwest Music Educators National Convention (2011)