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Continuing Education Courses

The Future of Music Education Technology is NOW! An Opportunity for Exploration, Creativity and Professional Development


June 20-June 24, 2022

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3 Graduate Credits


$1,065, due in full with registration


One of the greatest challenges we have in music education lies in bridging successful models of teaching and learning from the past with new models that address the digital age we live in. How can contemporary music educators effectively leverage today’s technology to create relevant learning experiences that mirror students’ daily lives and the reality of their futures while continuing to provide them with well-balanced, comprehensive and high-quality music instruction?  This immersive week seeks to address this question and will delve into myriad ways the effective use of technology tools, coupled with thoughtful teaching strategies, can be used to increase student engagement, foster a creative spirit, and provide authentic assessment to improve learning outcomes.

Special topics will address curriculum design and best practices in the music and ensemble classrooms, as well as instructional technology, music creation, media content creation, and assessment tools. There will be ample time for exploration, sharing of ideas, as well as opportunities for developing new curriculum material to bring into your teaching.

Regardless of your discipline or skill level, it is important for all music educators to be well-informed about how technology can, and is, being used to support teaching and learning across the K-12 music education spectrum. This three-credit symposium is open to all K-12 music educators. Just bring your laptop or Chromebook, along with your experience and enthusiasm!

Seating is limited!


Basic Daily Schedule:


8am -9:30am: Special Topic Session

Break – 15 minutes

9:45am – 12pm: Morning Hands-On Tech Session

LUNCH – 1 hour


1pm – 3pm: Guest Speaker

Break – 15 minutes

3:15pm – 5pm: Hands-on Exploration and Project Work


Chat Session



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Learning Platform Information (Online Courses Only)

Schoology is a learning management system that allows you to interact directly with your instructors, fellow students, and members of the greater VanderCook community.

The evening  before your class begins, be on the lookout for an email from Schoology with log-in instructions. Once you receive credentials, visit to login. 

Some courses have specific online chat meeting times (please see course descriptions), while others have a flexible meeting schedule. You can expect all courses to meet together in a live online chat. If a live meeting time doesn’t work, you can work with your instructor to make other arrangements.

More information about Schoology can be found at

Please see specific software/hardware requirements in the course description.

Online course grades are available within two weeks of the course(s) completion.  If you need a transcript, please CLICK HERE to access the online transcript request form. For a faster turnaround time, please submit the transcript request to the registrar prior to the end of your course(s).


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Stefani Langol

Stefani Langol is a music educator, clinician, author and education technology consultant. She is an associate professor of music education at Berklee College of Music and serves as the technology coordinator for the music education department. In addition, Langol is an adjunct assistant professor at the Boston Conservatory of Music, where she teaches music technology classes for the Master of Music Education degree program. Langol is a certified instructor for the Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) and offers graduate credit and TI:ME national certification courses at numerous sites throughout the Northeast. In addition, Langol served as editor-in-chief of the TI:MEs newsletter from 1997-2004 and the technology editor for the Massachusetts Music Educators Journal from 2004-2012. For more than 20 years, Langol has designed and delivered technology training to K-12 and higher education music educators, and has been a featured presenter at numerous state, national and international music educator conferences in New York, Pennsylvania, California, Ohio, Rhode Island, Florida, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Texas, Illinois, Toronto and Nelson (Canada). Langol is a co-author of the Alfred Music Tech Series, which includes Playing Keyboard, Music Production and MIDI Sequencing; and Composing with Notation Software as well as the accompanying Teacher’s Guide: Book 1. In addition, she has published several articles on music technology in the Music Educators Journal, Music Education Technology Magazine, Music and Computers, Artists House, and the Massachusetts Music Educators Journal.
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