R. Shayne Cofer, Interim Associate Provost/University Contract Administrator
R. Shayne
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
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Instrumental Music Education
Courses Taught
NEIU Wind Ensemble
Research Interests
K-12 instrumental music education and ensemble conducting

Ph.D., University of Iowa, Music Education
M.M., University of Iowa, Music Education
B.M., University of Idaho, Music Education

Selected Publications

His work has been published in:

The Southeastern Journal of Music Education
The Journal of Research in Music Education
MENC's publication Teaching Music
Band and Orchestra Magazine

Triad: The Ohio Music Educator's Journal
Illinois Music Educator's Journal


Dr. Cofer served as chair of the music department from 2003-2016.

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