Web Delivery of Music Instruction:
Fulfilling the promise of technology

Steven G. Estrella of ShearSpire Media

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  1. Examples of Music Instruction Resources on the web
    1. Music Theory
      1. Ricci Adam's MusicTheory.net at https://www.musictheory.net
      2. Gary Ewer's "Easy Music Theory" at http://www.musictheory.halifax.ns.ca/index.html
    2. Music History: Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers at https://www.stevenestrella.com/composers/
    3. Music Composition: Young Composers at http://www.youngcomposers.com/
    4. Music Technology
      1. Technology Institute for Music Educators at http://www.ti-me.org
      2. Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Guide to MIDI at http://www.stevenestrella.com/midi/
      3. MusicTechTeacher.com at http://www.musictechteacher.com
    5. Performance: Hammond Jazz
    6. Financial Resources for Future Musicians: Scholarships, Tips, and Money Management Secrets at https://couponfollow.com/research/future-musicians-guide
  2. Evaluating Online Music Education Resources
    1. Is there a primary author or responsible person? Is he or she an expert?
    2. Has the site content been reviewed?
    3. Is it free or does it require payment?
    4. How is the site supported financially? Will it endure?
    5. How recently was it updated? Is it a ghost site?
  3. Webliography - creating an annotated list of links for students.
    Electronic reference formats recommended by the American Psychological Association. https://www.apastyle.org/learn/index
  4. The future of the web:
    1. The dominant computing platform of the future
    2. Increasing access to fast connections for better quality music experiences
    3. Distance learning in music becomes more common.