My research utilizes both quantitative and qualitative methodologies for the investigation of best practice in the art of teaching, experiencing, and learning music. Practical application of my research findings into the classroom for current practitioners and the training of future music educators motivates my research designs. At this time, behavioral analysis of expert teaching and has produced most analyzed data. Further interests include music perceptions of formally and non-formally trained music consumers.
Waymire, Mark D. & Snead, Todd E. From Good to Great: 9 Tips for Motivating Your Band, Teaching Music, vol. 15, no. 1, 28-32
Waymire, Mark D. Behavioral analysis of directors of high-performing versus low-performing high school bands. The University of Mississippi, ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing, 2011. 3479034.
Tennessee Music Educators Association Convention, April 2013
Research Session Presentation: Behavioral Analysis of Directors of High-Performing Bands in Title 1 Schools
The Mid-South Music Education Research Symposium, February 2013. Research Session Presentation: Behavioral Analysis of Directors of High-Performing Bands in Title 1 Schools: Preliminary Findings
National Association for Music Education (MENC) Biannual Convention, March 2012, Research Session Presentation:
Behavioral Analysis of Directors of High-Performing versus Low-Performing High School Bands
National Association for Music Education (MENC) National Convention, March 2010. Historical Research Presentation:
Racial Diversity and Music Education in Seguin, Texas Schools, 1849–2009.
Georgia Music Educators Association Conference, January 2010
Pedagogy Presentation: Brass Playing Techniques for Students from Diverse Methodological Backgrounds. co-presenters, Dr. Todd Snead, Andy Putnam