Donna Hewitt

  • Associate Professor
  • Music Department
  • Ph.D., University of Miami, 2018
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Donna Hewitt
Donna Hewitt serves as Chair of the Music Department and Coordinator of Music Education at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. She has thirteen years of public-school teaching experience and currently teaches preservice educators through courses such as Music Teaching and Learning, General Music Methods, and Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning. Her research interests center on popular music education and has publications in Music Educators Journal, Visions of Research in Music Education, and the Journal of Popular Music Education. She has also presented at conferences on the topics of social justice and activism in music.

Selected Publications

2023: Beatboxing our way to knowing and doing better, Oxford University Press (6 pp.)

2022: College Music Administrators’ Opinions of Curricular Initiatives in Popular Music. , Journal of Popular Music Education (1-18 pp.)

2020: Curricular Change in Collegiate Programs: Toward a More Inclusive Music Education, Visions of Research in Music Education (VRME) (24 pp.)

EDU 425 - Residency (Student Teaching)
MUSE 300 - Music Teaching & Learning
MUSE 302 - General Mus Mthds I:Elementary
MUSE 302 - Music in Childhood
MUSE 303 - Interdisciplinary Teach/Learng
MUSE 405 - Princ/Techniq Music Teach/Lrng
MUSI 100 - Appreciation of World Music
MUSI 332 - World Music
MUSI 489 - Music Senior Seminar
MUSI 499 - Independent Study:
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