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Curriculum, Teaching  & Learning
Roger Allan Mantie

Roger Allan Mantie

email: roger.mantie@utoronto.ca  

Department: Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

Research Overview

I have had three primary foci in my work to date: (1) using Foucaultian-inspired discourse analysis to interrogate past and present practices in music learning and teaching, with the aim of explicating underlying rationalities and their effects on the music teaching and training professions; (2) advancing ideas on how instructional and curricular practices in music and the arts might be reconceptualized; and (3) studying "avocational" ("recreational") music makers in order to better understand the place and function of music and arts participation in people's lives. Based on these three foci I have attempted to establish a "music and leisure" wellness research agenda by utilizing the ancient Greek concept of schole and conceptions of "the good life." Theoretically, I draw on a variety of critically-oriented traditions.

Academic History

2018-present Associate Professor, University of Toronto Scarborough/OISE
2016-2018 Associate Professor, Arizona State University
2014-2016 Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
2009-2014 Assistant Professor, Boston University

Teaching Overview

My undergraduate teaching has primarily involved teacher preparation courses, informed by my years as a practitioner in middle and high schools. My graduate courses have included psychology of music, the history and philosophy of music education, curriculum studies, social and cultural studies, research methods, jazz education, and community engagement.

Representative Publications

Mantie, R. & Ilari, B. (forthcoming). “He sings with rhythm; he is from India”: Children’s Drawings and the Music Classroom. In Elliott, D., Silverman, M. & McPherson G. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical and Qualitative Perspectives on Assessment in Music Education. New York: Oxford University Press.

Mantie, R. (2019). The Philosophy of Assessment in Music Education. In T.S. Brophy (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Assessment Policy and Practice in Music Education (Vol. 1) (pp. 33-56). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Mantie, R. (2018). Continuing to play: Music participation in the university years. International Journal of Community Music 11(3), 311–324.

Barbeau, A-K., & Mantie, R. (2018). Music performance anxiety and perceived benefits of musical participation among older adults in community bands. Journal of Research in Music Education 66(4), 408–427. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022429418799362

Mantie-Kozlowski, A., Mantie, R., & Keller, C. (2018). Enjoyment in a recreational sing-along group for people with aphasia and their caregivers. Aphasiology. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02687038.2018.1427208

Mantie, R., Gulish, S., McCandless, G., & Solis, T. (2017).  Creating music curricula of the future: Preparing undergraduate music students to engage. CMS Symposium, 57. https://doi.org/10.18177/sym.2017.57.fr.11357.

Wilson, K., & Mantie, R. (2017). Inspiring soulful communities through music: Connecting arts entrepreneurship education and community development via creative placemaking. Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts 6(2), 32-45.

Ruthmann, S.A. & Mantie, R. (Eds.) (2017). The Oxford Handbook of Technology and Music Education. New York: Oxford University Press.

Mantie, R. & Smith, G.D. (Eds.) (2016). The Oxford Handbook of Music Making and Leisure.New York: Oxford University Press.



Professional Activities

2019- Co-editor, Canadian Winds
2017-18 Conference Engagement Chair, College Music Society Conference, Vancouver, BC, Oct. 11-13, 2018
2015-present Advisory board member, International Centre for Community Music
2014-present Editorial Board member, Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education
2014-present Editorial Board member, Journal of Popular Music Education
2014-present Editorial Board member, Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education
2012-present ad hoc reviewer, Routledge Publishing, Oxford University Press, Continuum Publishing, Philosophy of Music Education Review
2010-present Editorial Board member, International Journal of Community Music,
2009-present Editorial Board member, Canadian Music Educator
2016 Coordinator and Host, MayDay Colloquium 28, June 15-18
2014-2016 Website Manager, MayDay Group
2013-2015 Recording Secretary, International Society for the Philosophy of Music Education
2012-2014 Chair, Philosophy SRIG, National Association for Music Education
2008 Organizing committee member, musica ficta/Lived Realities: A Conference on Engagements and Exclusions on Music and the Arts, University of Toronto.