Davis, S. G. (2013). Informal learning processes in an elementary classroom. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 198(Fall), 23-50.
Davis, S. G., & Blair, D. (2012). Popular music in American teacher education: A glimpse into a secondary methods course. Musical Pedagogics: Greek Society for Music Education, 10(Special issue for the G.S.M.E.’s 15th anniversary: Selected articles from the International Journal of Music Education translated into Greek.), 68-93.
Davis, S. G., & Blair, D. (2011). Popular music in American teacher education: A glimpse into an American secondary methods course. International Journal of Music Education, Practice, 29(2).
Davis, S. G. (2010). Metaphorical process and the birth of meaningful musical rationality in beginning instrumentalists. Research Studies in Music Education, 32(1), 3-21.
Davis, S. G. (2005, December 8). “That thing you do! Compositional processes of a rock band,” International Journal of Education & the Arts, http://ijea.asu.edu/v6n16/.
Davis, S. G. (in-press). Children, popular music and identity. In G. E. McPherson (Ed.), The child as musician: A handbook of musical development (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.(invited by the editor, Gary McPherson).
Davis, S. G. (2012) Instrumental ensemble learning and performance in primary school. Book chapter invited for G. McPherson & G. Welch (Eds.), Oxford handbook of music education. New York: Oxford University Press. (invited by section editor, Kathryn Marsh, University of Sydney, Australia).
Davis, S. G. (2011). Fostering a “musical say”: Identity, expression and decision-making in a US school ensemble. Book chapter invited for L. Green (Ed.), Learning, teaching and musical identity: Voices from across cultures. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. (invited by Lucy Green).
PUBLICATION FOR PRACTITIONERS
Davis, S. G. (2013). Fostering a community of composers: From call and response to ABA form compositions. In C. Randles & D. Stringham (Eds.), Musicianship: Composing in band and orchestra. Chicago, IL: GIA (Invited to contribute a lesson plan).
Davis, S. G. (2009). Lesson plan corner: ‘Danse Macabre. Michigan Music Educators, Fall/Winter. 46(3), 22-23.
Davis, S. G. (2013). Lion dancing and Chinese percussion ensembles in the general music classroom. Virginia Music Educators Magazine (VMEA), LXVII(3), 51-55. Retrieved from http://www.vmea.com/index.php/notes-general-info
REVIEW OF SCHOLARLY WORK
Reviewer, Research Studies in Music Education (Summer 2014)
Reviewer, International Journal of Education and the Arts (Fall, 2010)
Davis, S. G. (2013). Sociology in music education. Music Education Research, 15(2), 249-251. doi: 10.1080/14613808.2013.801593Davis, S. G. (2011). Musical identities and music education: A review essay. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 12(Review 6). Retrieved [August 5, 2011] from http://www.ijea.org/v12r6/
Davis, S. G. (2008). Fostering a musical say: Enabling meaning making and investment in a band class by connecting to students’ informal music learning processes. (Ph.D in Music Education Doctoral dissertation), Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan. Adviser: Jacqueline H. Wiggins, Ed.D.