Professor Daniel Johnson of the UNCW Department of Music has received a Fulbright Award to research and teach integrated arts education in Salzburg, Austria. An international expert on Orff-Schulwerk and other music education pedagogies, Johnson has more than 25 years of experience in teacher-education, focusing on innovative music instruction, cross-cultural comparisons and meaningful arts integration.
“I am very grateful for this incredible opportunity to work with teachers and students in Salzburg, Austria, the center for Orff-Schulwerk pedagogy,” he said. “By exploring innovative applications of this pedagogy for international learners, I look forward to offering new educational possibilities for students worldwide.”
Johnson has been selected as the Fulbright-Botstiber Visiting Professor of Austrian-American Studies at the Universität Mozarteum for the 2019-2020 term. Using the internationally-established Orff-Schulwerk pedagogy, he will continue his research on integrated arts education and advances in learning among Austrian teachers and students.
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