Book Chapter
Bauer, W. & Dammers, R. (in press) Instrumental music learning and technology. In S. Burton and A. Snell (Eds.), Engaging Musical Practices: A Sourcebook on Instrumental Music. Washington D.C.: Rowman and Littlefield Education.
Dammers, R. (2013). A view into practice: Laptop composing in band or orchestra. In C. Randles, & D. Stringham, (Eds.) (2013). Musicianship: Composing in band and orchestra. Chicago, IL: GIA Publishing.
Dammers, R. (2013). Capitalizing on emerging technologies in composition education. In M. Kaschub and J. Smith (Eds.), Composing Our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition. New York: Oxford University Press.
Peer Reviewed Articles
Dorfman, J. & Dammers, R. (in press). Predictors of Successful Integration of Technology into Music Teaching. Journal of Technology and Music Learning.
Dammers, R. (2012). Technology-Based Music Classes in High Schools in the United States. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 194, 73-90.
Dammers, R. (2010). A case study of the creation of a technology-based music class. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 186, 55-65.
Wiley, K. & Dammers, R. (2010). Considering the Gift of Music. Inspiration: Newsletter of the Arts Network of the National Association for Gifted Children, 1(1), 2-4.
Dammers, R. (2010). Laptop-based composing in a middle school band rehearsal. Journal of Technology and Music Learning, 4(2), 3-15.
Dammers, R. (2009). A survey of technology-based music classes in New Jersey high schools. Contributions to Music Education, 36(2), 25-44.
Dammers, R. (2009). Utilizing Internet-based video-conferencing for instrumental music lessons. Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 28(1), 17-24.
Schroth, S. T., Helfer, J. A., & Dammers, R. (2009). Using technology to assist gifted children’s musical development. Gifted Child Today, 32(2), 54-61.
Dammers, R. (2007). Supporting comprehensive musicianship through laptop computer-based composing problems in a middle school band rehearsal. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, University of Illinois.
Dammers, R. (2006). Performance and perception in middle school band rehearsal. Missouri Journal of Research in Music Education (43), 15-23.
Dammers, R. (2003).The effect of computer-based lessons on students’ perception in rehearsal. Proceedings of the Tenth International Technological Directions in Music Learning Conference, Available at
Practitioner Articles
Dammers, R. (2009). Technology-based music classes. Tempo(64)1, 32-33.
Practitioner Articles
Dammers, R. (2011). Considering the reach of the music education profession. Leading Notes, 1(1).

Dammers, R. (2010). Reaching the other 80%: Taking responsibility. Tempo. 65(2), 38-39.

Dammers, R. (2010). Back to school technology resolution. Tempo. 65(1), 26-27.
(Reprinted in the Nevada Notes)
Dammers, R. (2010). Joining the on-line music education community. Tempo 64(4), 28-29.
Dammers, R. (2010). Technology infusion. Tempo 64(3), 20.
Dammers, R. (2009). Cloud computing. Tempo 64(2), 20-21.
Dammers, R. (2009). Technology-based music classes. Tempo 64(1), 32-33.
Dammers, R. (2009). Social computing Part II: Supporting musical learning. Tempo. (63)2, 28-29.
Dammers, R. (2009). Social computing: Maintaining the line between personal and professional. Tempo. (63)3, 24.
(reprinted in the Florida Music Director)
Dammers, R. (2008). Videoconferencing for music educators. Tempo (63)1, 24-25
Dammers, R. (2008). PowerPoint listening guides. Tempo (62)4, 24-25
Dammers, R. (2008). Considering technology in your teaching. Tempo (62)3, 20-21

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