Pedagogical Tools for a Digital Music Library
Eric Isaacson and Brent Yorgason
Indiana University
Music Theory Midwest
16 May 2003

Electronic Reserves

Courseware Management Systems

VARIATIONS Player

Variations2: IU Digital Music Library
Research Areas
Intellectual property
Usability
Metadata (library cataloging)
Teaching and Learning
Networking
System design

Variations2 Features
Improved search interface designed for music
Digital audio and video
Scalable scanned score images
Symbolically encoded musical scores
Tools to support teaching and learning

Search: IUCAT vs. Variations2

Multimedia Music Theory Teaching Toolkit
Items from Variations2 base application
Media Player
Score Viewer
Notation Editor (planned)
Timeliner
Drawing tools (shapes, arrows)
Labeling tools (FB, RNís, NCTíS, etc.)
Question generator/tester
Simple text and presentation tools

Variations2 Tour

Conclusions
Poster Session
Tomorrow, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Simon 149C
http://variations2.indiana.edu/