Associate Professor of Music Education & Organ

Biography

Dawn Harmon McCord, DMA and NCTM, is Professor of Music Education and Organ Studies at the University of West Georgia and has served on the boards of the Georgia Music Educators and Georgia Music Teachers Association (GMTA) including serving as President of GMTA. Dr. McCord is also Director of Music and Organist at Carrollton Presbyterian Church. She holds degrees from UGA, LSU, and FSU with studies in Music Education, Choral Conducting, and Organ Performance. Her online course for Factors of Musical Learning has been awarded national recognition for meeting 21 essential standards in the Quality Matters course review. She regularly adjudicates piano events and her research interests include topics related to teaching and learning, piano proficiency, teacher preparation, and all-state choral policies and practice. She has presented her research at international, national, and state conferences.

  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • MUSC-3900 (Music in Elementary Schools) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4040 (Prin & Meth of Mus Learn & Tch) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4186 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4187 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4188 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4610B (Secondary Applied: Organ) Section: 01
    • MUSC-6110 (Hist & Philosophy of Music Ed) Section: E01

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • MUSC-6184 (Seminar in Music Education) Section: E01

    Spring 2017 Sections

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • MUSC-3900 (Music in Elementary Schools) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4040 (Prin & Meth of Mus Learn & Tch) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4186 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4187 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4188 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4610B (Secondary Applied: Organ) Section: 01
    • MUSC-6110 (Hist & Philosophy of Music Ed) Section: E01

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • MUSC-6083 (Research Methods and Materials) Section: E01

    Spring 2016 Sections

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • MUSC-1401 (Aural Skills I) Section: 01
    • MUSC-3900 (Music in Elementary Schools) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4040 (Prin & Meth of Mus Learn & Tch) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4186 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4187 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4188 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4610B (Secondary Applied: Organ) Section: 01
    • MUSC-6184 (Seminar in Music Education) Section: E01

    Summer 2015 Sections

    • MUSC-6120 (Factors of Musical Learning) Section: E01

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • MUSC-1402 (Aural Skills II) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4011 (Choral Methods and Materials) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4186 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4187 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4188 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4610B (Secondary Applied: Organ) Section: 01
    • MUSC-6083 (Research Methods and Materials) Section: E01
    • MUSC-6999 (Thesis in Music) Section: 01

    Fall 2014 Sections

    • MUSC-1401 (Aural Skills I) Section: 01
    • MUSC-3900 (Music in Elementary Schools) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4011 (Choral Methods and Materials) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4186 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4610B (Secondary Applied: Organ) Section: 01
    • MUSC-6110 (Hist & Philosophy of Music Ed) Section: N01

    Summer 2014 Sections

    • MUSC-6184 (Seminar in Music Education) Section: N01

    Spring 2014 Sections

    • MUSC-1402 (Aural Skills II) Section: 01
    • MUSC-2502 (Keyboard Skills IV) Section: 03
    • MUSC-4000 (Music in Secondary Schools) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4186 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4187 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4188 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4610B (Secondary Applied: Organ) Section: 01
    • MUSC-6120 (Factors of Musical Learning) Section: N01
    • MUSC-6999 (Thesis in Music) Section: 01

    Fall 2013 Sections

    • MUSC-1401 (Aural Skills I) Section: 01
    • MUSC-3900 (Music in Elementary Schools) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4011 (Choral Methods and Materials) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4186 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4187 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4188 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4610B (Secondary Applied: Organ) Section: 01
    • MUSC-6083 (Research Methods and Materials) Section: N01
    • MUSC-6999 (Thesis in Music) Section: 01

    Summer 2013 Sections

    • MUSC-6110 (Hist & Philosophy of Music Ed) Section: N01

    Spring 2013 Sections

    • MUSC-1402 (Aural Skills II) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4000 (Music in Secondary Schools) Section: 01
    • MUSC-4610B (Secondary Applied: Organ) Section: 01
    • MUSC-6184 (Seminar in Music Education) Section: N01