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Welcome to the 2016-2017 issue of Research and Issues in Music Education (RIME). In this issue, Wendy Matthews of Wayne State University and Karen Koner of California State University, Stanislaus report on professional attributes and job satisfaction of music educators; Jonathan Bolduc and Melanie Évrard of Université Laval examine music teaching practices at the early childhood level; Elizabeth Bucura of Eastman School of Music and JulieAnn Weissberg of the Kyrene School District in Tempe, Arizona investigate elementary students’ creating processes and perspectives through composition; Matthew Spieker of Ball State University investigates instrumental music educators’ use of figurative language; and Phillip Payne and Frederick Burrack of Kansas State University explore the predictive ability of coursework ePortfolios on teaching effectiveness during student teaching.



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