Music Information Literacy: Dancing About Architecture and All That Jazz

By Doug Cornwell.

Published by The Learner Collection

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For the lay person to become musically literate, there are various ways to accomplish the goal. How important are research and writing skills for developing an appreciation of music?

Keywords: Music Appreciation, Music Literacy, Music Information Literacy, Information Literacy.

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 12, pp.131-138. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 826.808KB).

Professor Doug Cornwell

Douglas W. Cornwell 10/8/2004 Professor Doug Cornwell is an Associate Professor of Library Science at the Palm Beach Community College Lake Worth Location Library. He has been academically trained in education, including Library and Information Science (MLS at Syracuse University) and Music Education (BME at SUNY Potsdam). Working in a corporate library for 11 years, Professor Cornwell benefited from corporate training in leadership, human resources, management, computer technology, computer software, quality circles, and speech. Professor Cornwell has taught library and Internet research, public school music, genealogical research, web page development, and various other workshops and seminars at professional and para-professional conferences. Professor Cornwell is currently certified in 4Mat Conceptual Learning. Professor Cornwell has been actively involved in the professional community for many years. As an active member of the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) and the Music Educators National Conference (MENC), he assisted with the organization of local solo and ensemble competitions. Professor Cornwell was an active participant in the organizational bodies that created two professional library groups in the Tampa Bay region: the Tampa Bay Library Consortium (TBLC) and the Suncoast Information Specialists. He developed a fledgling "Answer Center" within the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative (PPLC), Largo, Florida. He is a past president of the Florida and Caribbean Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA), a professional group that focuses on the training of librarians in the state of Florida. For most of his career, Professor Cornwell has performed in community and church music solo and ensemble concerts. Currently, Professor Cornwell performs with the vocal ensembles of the Choral Society of the Palm Beaches. He serves on the Choral Society's board of directors. Overall, Professor Cornwell has a solid foundation of academic training in the education world of Library and Information Science and Music Education.

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