Dr Oscar Odena

  • Reader (Robert Owen Centre)
  • Reader (School of Interdisciplinary Studies Administration)

telephone: 01413304350
email: Oscar.Odena@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Biography

‌Dr Oscar Odena was appointed Reader in Education at the schools of Education and Interdisciplinary Studies in January 2013. He is the Director of Postgraduate Research at the School of Education and a core member of the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change. Prior to this he held posts at the universities of Hertfordshire, Brighton, Queen's University Belfast and Barcelona. He is past Co-Chair of the Research Commission of the International Society for Music Education (2012-2014) and serves on the boards of leading journals and the Review College of the Irish Research Council.

Research interests

His areas of expertise include music education, social inclusion, professional learning and qualitative research approaches, with particular reference to the study of teachers' thinking and students' voice. Publications number over seventy peer-reviewed chapters and papers, mostly in English, but also in Spanish, Catalan and Italian. He has co-edited Part 4 of The Oxford handbook of music education, edited the book Musical creativity and authored papers on using music as a tool for inclusion.

Selected publications

Grants

Selected research and development grants:

  • ESRC IAA: Music education for integration (PI, 2016-2017)
  • University of Glasgow Chancellor's Fund: Using music education to integrate new arrivals (PI, 2014-2016)
  • Scottish Government: Research in practice: developing professional enquiry to improve outcomes for learners, with Dumfries & Galloway Council (Lead Developer at SoIS, 2014-2015)
  • HEA: Enhancing feedback for academic writing across research degrees (PI, 2011-2013)
  • Bernard van Leer: Music education as a tool to address inclusion and respect for diversity (PI, 2007-2010)
  • Atlantic Philanthropies: Evaluation of the literacy and pro-social behaviour programmes Doodle Den and Mate-Tricks (Lead Researcher for the qualitative evaluations, 2008-2009)
  • BvL and AP: Una - A global learning initiative on children and ethnic diversity (Research Fellow, 2007-2009)
  • ESRC TLRP: Consulting Pupils on the Assessment of their Learning (Research Fellow, 2006-2007)
  • Catalan Government: Secondary school music teachers' perceptions of creativity (PI, 2001-2003)

Supervision

Oscar would be delighted to hear from highly motivated doctoral candidates interested in developing insights into the following areas:

  • Music education
  • Social inclusion
  • Creativity and creative processes
  • Teachers' thinking
  • Students' voice

He is currently supervising doctoral research focused on: communities of practice and professional learning in Oman (Al Sinani, from Oct 2016), schooling and inclusion in the Czech Republic (Anderson Mcmullan), academic identity in a Russell Group university (Cavani), inclusion of Spanish-speaking learners in Scotland (de Britos), fostering creativity through music education (Kim), film studies teachers' thinking (Pierquin), influence of testing on teaching in Indonesia (Puspitasari), music education in Northern Ireland (Scharf), intercultural communication in higher education (Start), and teacher education in Malaysia (Sulaiman).

Recent doctoral completions

Recent doctoral examinations

Teaching

Oscar contributes research methods expertise, seminars and supervision across a number of programmes within the College of Social Sciences including:

  • Doctorate in Education (School of Education)
    • Critical Reflection in Professional Learning and Practice (2013)
    • Open Studies Two: Applying Research Methods (2013, 2014)
    • EdD Dissertation
  • BEd - Music Ed (School of Education)
    • Music education research seminars (2013, 2014)
  • MA (Hons) Primary Education (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)
    • Research Methods in Education (2013-2015)
    • Honours Dissertation
  • MSc Enhanced Practice in Education (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)
    • Reflective Practice and Action Research, Convenor

Additional information

Journal Editorships

Academic and Professional Membership

  • British Educational Research Association (BERA)
  • Higher Education Academy (HEA) - Fellow
  • International Society for Music Education (ISME)
  • Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE)

Consulting and Advice

Oscar has been a Visiting Scholar at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Complutense University of Madrid and Bologna Conservatory, and is currently Visiting Scholar at Jaume I University in Spain. He has delivered keynotes and seminars for researchers, policymakers and practitioners around the world. This has included for the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute and the Educational Studies Association of Ireland. He contributes to the Social Theory Applied website. 

All publications

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Number of items: 74.

2016

Odena, O. (2016) Towards a useful paradigm for teacher-research. In: 29th International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) Conference, University of Glasgow, UK, 6-9 Jan 2016,

Odena, O., Summers, M., Jaap, A., and Rodriguez, A. (2016) Exploring the potential of music education for integrating newly arrived children in Scottish schools. In: 32nd World Conference International Society for Music Education, Glasgow, UK, 24-29 July 2016, pp. 124-125.

Odena, O., Summers, M., Jaap, A., and Rodriguez, A. (2016) Music for Integration Research Briefing (Poster). Other. University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.

Odena, O., Summers, M., Jaap, A., and Rodriguez, A. (2016) Music for Integration Research Briefing: Exploring the Potential of Music Education for Integrating Newly Arrived Children in Schools. Project Report. University of Glasgow Press, Glasgow, UK.

2015

Odena, O. (2015) La investigación en educación musical dentro de las ciencias sociales. Reflexiones desde el Reino Unido. Revista Electrónica Complutense de Investigación en Educación Musical, 12(1), pp. 1-10. (doi:10.5209/rev_RECIEM.2015.v12.49141)

Gauld, N., Odena, O., Beck, A., Green, J., Huxtable, R., and Leigh, R. J. (2015) Education as if Research Mattered. In: Scottish Educational Research Association (SERA) Annual Conference, University of Aberdeen, UK, 18-20 November 2015,

Odena, O., and Burgess, H. (2015) How doctoral students and graduates describe facilitating experiences and strategies for their thesis writing learning process: a qualitative approach. Studies in Higher Education, (doi:10.1080/03075079.2015.1063598) (Early Online Publication)

2014

Odena, O. (2014) Towards pedagogies of creative collaboration: guiding secondary school students' music compositions. In: Barrett, M. S. (ed.) Collaborative Creative Thought and Practice in Music. Series: SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music. Ashgate: Farnham, UK, and Burlington, VT, USA, pp. 239-251. ISBN 9781472415844 (hardback); 9781472415851 (ebook PDF); 9781472415868 (ePUB)

Odena, O. (2014) Overcoming Barriers with Music [Interim Project Report]. Other. University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

Odena, O. (2014) Using specialist software to assist knowledge generation: an example from a study of practitioners’ perceptions of music as a tool for ethnic inclusion in cross-community activities in Northern Ireland. In: Race, R. and Lander, V. (eds.) Advancing Race and Ethnicity in Education. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, UK, and New York, NY, USA, pp. 178-192. ISBN 9781137274755 (hardback); 9781137274762 (ebook PDF); 9781137274779 (ePUB) (doi:10.1057/9781137274762.0016)

Odena, O. (2014) Musical creativity as a tool for inclusion. In: Shiu, E. (ed.) Creativity Research: An Inter-Disciplinary and Multi-Disciplinary Research Handbook. Series: Routledge studies in innovation, organizations and technology. Routledge: Abingdon, UK, and New York, NY, USA, pp. 247-270. ISBN 9780415624565 (hardback) 9780203104392 (ebook)

Odena, O. and Figueiredo, S., (Eds.) (2014) Proceedings of the 25th International Seminar of the ISME Commission on Research. Federal University of Paraíba, João Pessoa, Brazil. International Society for Music Education: Malvern, Australia. ISBN 9780994205520 (eBook) [pp373]

Odena, O. (2014) Facilitating the development of innovative projects with undergraduate conservatory students. In: Burnard, P. (ed.) Developing Creativities in Higher Music Education: International Perspectives and Practices. Routledge: Abingdon, UK, and New York, NY, USA, pp. 127-138. ISBN 9780415709941 (hardback) 9781315885223 (ebook)

Odena, O. (2014) Some challenges of practice based/centred enquiry. In: Harrison, S. D. (ed.) Research and Research Education in Music Performance and Pedagogy. Series: Landscapes: the arts, aesthetics, and education, 11. Springer: Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 119-131. ISBN 9789400774346 (hardback) 9789400774353 (ebook) (doi:10.1007/978-94-007-7435-3_9)

2013

Odena, O., and Burgess, H. (2013) Enquiring into writing development across research degrees: a new generative model. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, UK, 3-5 Sep 2013,

Odena, O. (2013) Creatividad en educación musical: una exploración cualitativa. In: Díaz, M. and Giráldez, A. (eds.) Investigación Cualitativa en Educación Musical [Qualitative Enquiry in Music Education - original in Spanish]. Graó: Barcelona, Spain, pp. 99-115. ISBN 9788499804965 (hardback); 9788499805108 (ebook)

Odena, O. (2013) Using software to tell a trustworthy, convincing and useful story. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 16(5), pp. 355-372. (doi:10.1080/13645579.2012.706019)

2012

Odena, O., and Burgess, H. (2012) Enhancing Feedback for Academic Writing across Research Degrees. Project Report. The UK Higher Education Academy.

Odena, O. (2012) Final Report for the University of Hertfordshire (UH) Learning and Teaching Institute’s Innovation Award Enhancing Feedback for Academic Writing across Research Degrees. Project Report. UH Learning and Teaching Institute.

Odena, O., (Ed.) (2012) Musical Creativity: Insights from Music Education Research. Series: SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music. Routledge: Abingdon, UK, and New York, NY, USA. ISBN 9781409406228 (hardback); 9781409437680 (ebook PDF); 9781409495086 (ebook ePUB) [pp223]

Odena, O. (2012) Creativity in the secondary music classroom. In: McPherson, G. and Welch, G. (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 1. Series: Oxford handbooks. Oxford University Press: New York, NY, USA, pp. 512-528. ISBN 9780199730810 (hardback); 9780199971213 (ebook) (doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199730810.013.0031)

Odena, O. (2012) Introduction. In: Musical Creativity: Insights from Music Education Research. Series: SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music. Ashgate: Farnham, UK and Burlington, VT, USA, pp. 1-2. ISBN 9781409406228

Odena, O. (2012) Perspectives on musical creativity: where next? In: Odena, O. (ed.) Musical Creativity: Insights from Music Education Research. Series: SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music. Ashgate: Farnham, UK and Burlington, VT, USA, pp. 201-213. ISBN 9781409406228

Odena, O., and Burgess, H. (2012) An exploration of academic writing development across research degrees: the students’ perspective. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, University of Manchester, UK, 4-6 Sep 2012,

Odena, O., and Spruce, G. (2012) Part 4. Music learning and teaching during adolescence: ages 12-18. In: McPherson, G. and Welch, G. (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 1. Series: Oxford handbooks. Oxford University Press: New York, NY, USA, pp. 435-548. ISBN 9780199730810 (hardback); 9780199971213 (ebook)

Odena, O., and Welch, G. (2012) Teachers’ perceptions of creativity. In: Odena, O. (ed.) Musical Creativity: Insights from Music Education Research. Series: SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music. Ashgate: Farnham, UK and Burlington, VT, USA, pp. 29-48. ISBN 9781409406228

Spruce, G., and Odena, O. (2012) Commentary: music teaching and learning during adolescence: ages 12-18. In: McPherson, G. and Welch, G. (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 1. Series: Oxford handbooks. Oxford University Press: New York, NY, USA, pp. 437-440. ISBN 9780199730810 (hardback); 9780199971213 (ebook) (doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199730810.013.0026)

2011

Odena, O. (2011) To use or not to use software? An exploration of the use of software for qualitative data analysis. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, London, UK, 6-8 Sep 2011, Institute of Education,

2010

Odena, O. (2010) Practitioners' views on cross-community music education projects in Northern Ireland: alienation, socio-economic factors and educational potential. British Educational Research Journal, 36(1), pp. 83-105. (doi:10.1080/01411920902878909)

2009

Odena, O., and Welch, G. (2009) A generative model of teachers' thinking on musical creativity. Psychology of Music, 37(4), pp. 416-442. (doi:10.1177/0305735608100374)

Odena, O. (2009) Exploring the potential of music education to facilitate children's cross-community activities in Belfast. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 2-5 Sep 2009,

Odena, O., Kehoe, S., and Miller, S. (2009) A qualitative evaluation of a mentoring reading programme for 9-10 year olds in Northern Ireland. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 2-5 Sep 2009,

Miller, S., Connolly, P., Odena, O., and Styles, B. (2009) A Randomised Controlled Trial Evaluation of Business in the Community’s Time to Read Pupil Mentoring Programme. Project Report. Centre for Effective Education, Belfast, UK.

Odena, O. (2009) Early Music Education as a Tool for Inclusion and Respect for Diversity. Study Paper for the Bernard van Leer Foundation. Project Report. University of Brighton and Bernard van Leer Foundation, Brighton, UK.

Odena, O. (2009) Exploring the Potential of Music Education to Facilitate Children’s Cross-Community Activities in Northern Ireland [Keynote]. In: Intercultural Education and Peaceful Co-existence: The Role of the School, Larnaca, Cyprus, 19 Nov 2009,

Odena, O., and Connolly, P. (2009) Joint Learning Initiative on Children and Ethnic Diversity. Report of Phase 1 – Scoping Exercise. Project Report. School of Education, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, UK.

2008

Leitch, R., Lundy, L., Gardner, J., Clough, P., Galanouli, D., Odena, O., and Mitchell, S. (2008) Consulting Pupils on the Assessment of their Learning: TLRP Research Briefing 36. Project Report. Teaching and Learning Research Programme - Economic and Social Research Council (TLRP ESRC), London, UK.

Odena, O. (2008) El significado del término ‘instrumentos en la educación musical'. Musica y Educacion, 73(1), pp. 40-46.

James, M., Leitch, R., Taggart, B., Odena, O., and Pollard, A. (2008) The engaged learner. In: Improving Teaching: Enhancing Learning. A Two Day Conference Connecting Evidence, Practice and Policy, London, UK, 24-25 Nov 2008,

Leitch, R., Lundy, L., Clough, P., Gardner, J., and Odena, O. (2008) Putting Pupils at the Heart of Assessment. Children’s rights in Practice. Other. Teaching and Learning Research Programme - Economic and Social Research Council (TLRP-ESRC), London, UK.

Odena, O. (2008) A qualitative investigation of practitioners’ views on cross-community music education in Northern Ireland: reality and potential in a post-conflict society. In: 22nd International Seminar on Research in Music Education, International Society for Music Education (ISME) Research Commission, Centro de Investigação em Psicologia da Música e Educação Musical do Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Porto, Portugal, 13-18 Jul 2008,

2007

Leitch, R., Odena, O., Gardner, J., Lundy, L., Mitchell, S., Galanouli, D., and Clough, P. (2007) Consulting secondary school students on increasing participation in their own assessment in Northern Ireland. In: European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), the Annual Conference of the European Educational Research Association (EERA), University of Ghent, Belgium, 19-21 Sep 2007,

Odena, O. (2007) Using specialist software for qualitative data analysis. [Closing seminar]. In: Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) Annual Conference, Cavan, Republic of Ireland, 29-31 Mar 2007,

Hayden, J., and Odena, O. (2007) Social inclusion and respect for diversity. A framework for early childhood programs. In: European Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA) Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 29 Aug – 1 Sep 2007,

Leitch, R., Gardner, J., Lundy, L., Clough, P., Galanouli, D., Odena, O., and Mitchell, S. (2007) Consulting Pupils on the Assessment of their Learning. Project Report. Economic and Social Research Council.

Leitch, R., Gardner, J., Mitchell, S., Lundy, L., Odena, O., Galanouli, D., and Clough, P. (2007) Consulting pupils in assessment for learning classrooms: the twists and turns of working with students as co‐researchers. Educational Action Research, 15(3), pp. 459-478. (doi:10.1080/09650790701514887)

Odena, O. (2007) Experiencias de un estudio del pensamiento del profesorado sobre creatividad musical en escuelas de Inglaterra. Implicaciones educativas. In: Díaz Gómez, M. and Riaño Galán, M.E. (eds.) Creatividad en Educación Musical. Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Cantabria: Santander, Spain, pp. 61-70. ISBN 9788481024579

Odena, O. (2007) La creatividad en la educación musical. La relación entre la teoría y la práctica educativas. In: Díaz Gómez, M. and Riaño Galán, M.E. (eds.) Creatividad en Educación Musical. Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Cantabria: Santander, Spain, pp. 47-60. ISBN 9788481024579

Odena, O. (2007) Recitar suonando. Musica Domani, 142(1), pp. 17-21.

Odena, O., and Welch, G. (2007) La influencia de las experiencias de los docentes en sus percepciones sobre creatividad musical: un estudio cualitativo con maestros de escuela secundaria. Boletín de Investigación Educativo Musical, 14(39), pp. 11-12.

Odena, O., and Welch, G.F. (2007) The influence of teachers' backgrounds on their perceptions of musical creativity: a qualitative study with secondary school music teachers. Research Studies in Music Education, 28(1), pp. 71-81. (doi:10.1177/1321103X070280010206)

2006

Leitch, R., Gardner, J., Mitchell, S., Lundy, L., Clough, P., Galanouli, D., and Odena, O. (2006) Researching creatively with pupils in Assessment for Learning (AfL) classrooms on experiences of participation and consultation. In: European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) the Annual Conference of the European Educational Research Association (EERA), 13-15 Sep 2006, University of Geneva, Switzerland,

Cabrera, L., Lluna, J., and Odena, O. (2006) Teatralizar la partitura para aprender mejor. Un estudio sobre “La Flauta Mágica” como imagen interpretativa del concierto de clarinete de Mozart. Eufonia, 36, pp. 113-123.

Odena, O. (2006) Creatividad en la Educación Musical [Keynote]. In: Creatividad en Educación Musical, University of Cantabria Summer Course, Santander, Spain, 3-7 July 2006, pp. 47-60.

Odena, O. (2006) Creativitat musical a secundària. Un estudi del pensament del professorat sobre activitats de composició i improvisació a l’educació secundària anglesa. Temps d'Educació, 31(1), pp. 25-240.

Odena, O. (2006) Experiencias de un estudio del pensamiento del profesorado sobre creatividad musical en escuelas de secundaria de Inglaterra [Keynote]. In: Creatividad en Educación Musical, University of Cantabria Summer Course, Santander, Spain, 3-7 July 2006, pp. 61-70.

Odena, O. (2006) Musical creativity and the teacher: an examination of data from an investigation of secondary school music teachers’ perceptions of creativity. In: 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC2006), Bologna, Italy, 22-26 Aug 2006, pp. 310-315.

Odena, O., and Cabrera, L. (2006) Dramatising the score: an action research investigation of the use of Mozart’s Magic Flute as performance guide for his clarinet Concerto. In: 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, University of Bologna, Italy, 22-26 Aug 2006, pp. 706-709.

Odena, O., and Welch, G. (2006) The influence of teachers’ backgrounds on their perceptions of musical creativity. In: 21st International Seminar on Research in Music Education, International Society for Music Eduation (ISME) Research Commission, Bali, Indonesia, 9-14 July 2006,

2005

Odena, O. (2005) Creatividad en la educación musical. Teoría y percepciones docentes. Eufonia, 35, pp. 82-94.

Odena, O. (2005) Un estudio sobre creatividad musical en escuelas de secundaria de Inglaterra. Musica y Educacion, 63, pp. 99-107.

Odena, O., Plummeridge, C., and Welch, G. (2005) Towards an understanding of creativity in music education: a qualitative exploration of data from English secondary schools. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 163, pp. 9-18.

2004

Odena, O. (2004) Some considerations on research dissemination with particular reference to the audience and the authorship of papers. Music Education Research, 6(1), pp. 101-110. (doi:10.1080/1461380032000182876)

Odena, O., Plummeridge, C., and Welch, G. (2004) Creativity in music education with particular reference to the perceptions of teachers in English secondary schools. In: 20th International Seminar on Research in Music Education, International Society for Music Eduation (ISME) Research Commission, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, July 2004,

2003

Benjamin, S., Ferreira, A., Joseph, D.-L., Lunt, I., Odena, O., Sharma, N., Tirvassen, A., and Wall, K. (2003) Editorial. Educate~, 3(1), p. 1.

Odena, O. (2003) Creativitat en l’Educació Musical. Teoria, Percepcions Docents i Implicacions Educatives. Project Report. Generalitat de Catalunya.

2002

Odena, O. (2002) Using videotaped extracts of lessons during interviews to facilitate the eliciting of teachers' thinking. An example with music schoolteachers' perceptions of creativity. In: European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) the Annual Conference of the European Educational Research Association (EERA), University of Lisbon, Portugal, 11-14 Sep 2002,

Benjamin, S., Beratan, G., Hemingway, J., Kelly, M., Lunt, I., Odena, O., and Wall, K. (2002) Editorial. Educate~, 2(1), pp. 1-2.

Benjamin, S., Kelly, M., Lunt, I., Nicholls, J., Odena, O., and Wall, K. (2002) Editorial. Educate~, 2(2), p. 1.

2001

Odena, O. (2001) How do secondary school music teachers view creativity? A report on educators' views of teaching composing skills. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, University of Leeds, UK, 13-15 Sep 2001,

Benjamin, S., Beratan, G., Hemingway, J., Kelly, M., Lunt, I., Odena, O., and Wall, K. (2001) Editorial. Educate~, 1(1), pp. 1-4.

Odena, O. (2001) Developing a framework for the study of teachers’ views of creativity in music education. Goldsmiths Journal of Education, 4(1), pp. 59-67.

Odena, O. (2001) The construction of creativity: using video to explore secondary school music teachers’ views. Educate~, 1(1), pp. 104-122.

1996

Fortuny, C., Garcia, E., and Odena, O. (1996) Activitat musical a Balaguer 1926-1935. In: 75 Anys d'Història. Balaguer Choral Society: Lleida, Spain, pp. 75-84.

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Articles

Odena, O. (2015) La investigación en educación musical dentro de las ciencias sociales. Reflexiones desde el Reino Unido. Revista Electrónica Complutense de Investigación en Educación Musical, 12(1), pp. 1-10. (doi:10.5209/rev_RECIEM.2015.v12.49141)

Odena, O., and Burgess, H. (2015) How doctoral students and graduates describe facilitating experiences and strategies for their thesis writing learning process: a qualitative approach. Studies in Higher Education, (doi:10.1080/03075079.2015.1063598) (Early Online Publication)

Odena, O. (2013) Using software to tell a trustworthy, convincing and useful story. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 16(5), pp. 355-372. (doi:10.1080/13645579.2012.706019)

Odena, O. (2010) Practitioners' views on cross-community music education projects in Northern Ireland: alienation, socio-economic factors and educational potential. British Educational Research Journal, 36(1), pp. 83-105. (doi:10.1080/01411920902878909)

Odena, O., and Welch, G. (2009) A generative model of teachers' thinking on musical creativity. Psychology of Music, 37(4), pp. 416-442. (doi:10.1177/0305735608100374)

Odena, O. (2008) El significado del término ‘instrumentos en la educación musical'. Musica y Educacion, 73(1), pp. 40-46.

Leitch, R., Gardner, J., Mitchell, S., Lundy, L., Odena, O., Galanouli, D., and Clough, P. (2007) Consulting pupils in assessment for learning classrooms: the twists and turns of working with students as co‐researchers. Educational Action Research, 15(3), pp. 459-478. (doi:10.1080/09650790701514887)

Odena, O. (2007) Recitar suonando. Musica Domani, 142(1), pp. 17-21.

Odena, O., and Welch, G. (2007) La influencia de las experiencias de los docentes en sus percepciones sobre creatividad musical: un estudio cualitativo con maestros de escuela secundaria. Boletín de Investigación Educativo Musical, 14(39), pp. 11-12.

Odena, O., and Welch, G.F. (2007) The influence of teachers' backgrounds on their perceptions of musical creativity: a qualitative study with secondary school music teachers. Research Studies in Music Education, 28(1), pp. 71-81. (doi:10.1177/1321103X070280010206)

Cabrera, L., Lluna, J., and Odena, O. (2006) Teatralizar la partitura para aprender mejor. Un estudio sobre “La Flauta Mágica” como imagen interpretativa del concierto de clarinete de Mozart. Eufonia, 36, pp. 113-123.

Odena, O. (2006) Creativitat musical a secundària. Un estudi del pensament del professorat sobre activitats de composició i improvisació a l’educació secundària anglesa. Temps d'Educació, 31(1), pp. 25-240.

Odena, O. (2005) Creatividad en la educación musical. Teoría y percepciones docentes. Eufonia, 35, pp. 82-94.

Odena, O. (2005) Un estudio sobre creatividad musical en escuelas de secundaria de Inglaterra. Musica y Educacion, 63, pp. 99-107.

Odena, O., Plummeridge, C., and Welch, G. (2005) Towards an understanding of creativity in music education: a qualitative exploration of data from English secondary schools. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 163, pp. 9-18.

Odena, O. (2004) Some considerations on research dissemination with particular reference to the audience and the authorship of papers. Music Education Research, 6(1), pp. 101-110. (doi:10.1080/1461380032000182876)

Benjamin, S., Ferreira, A., Joseph, D.-L., Lunt, I., Odena, O., Sharma, N., Tirvassen, A., and Wall, K. (2003) Editorial. Educate~, 3(1), p. 1.

Benjamin, S., Beratan, G., Hemingway, J., Kelly, M., Lunt, I., Odena, O., and Wall, K. (2002) Editorial. Educate~, 2(1), pp. 1-2.

Benjamin, S., Kelly, M., Lunt, I., Nicholls, J., Odena, O., and Wall, K. (2002) Editorial. Educate~, 2(2), p. 1.

Benjamin, S., Beratan, G., Hemingway, J., Kelly, M., Lunt, I., Odena, O., and Wall, K. (2001) Editorial. Educate~, 1(1), pp. 1-4.

Odena, O. (2001) Developing a framework for the study of teachers’ views of creativity in music education. Goldsmiths Journal of Education, 4(1), pp. 59-67.

Odena, O. (2001) The construction of creativity: using video to explore secondary school music teachers’ views. Educate~, 1(1), pp. 104-122.

Book Sections

Odena, O. (2014) Towards pedagogies of creative collaboration: guiding secondary school students' music compositions. In: Barrett, M. S. (ed.) Collaborative Creative Thought and Practice in Music. Series: SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music. Ashgate: Farnham, UK, and Burlington, VT, USA, pp. 239-251. ISBN 9781472415844 (hardback); 9781472415851 (ebook PDF); 9781472415868 (ePUB)

Odena, O. (2014) Using specialist software to assist knowledge generation: an example from a study of practitioners’ perceptions of music as a tool for ethnic inclusion in cross-community activities in Northern Ireland. In: Race, R. and Lander, V. (eds.) Advancing Race and Ethnicity in Education. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, UK, and New York, NY, USA, pp. 178-192. ISBN 9781137274755 (hardback); 9781137274762 (ebook PDF); 9781137274779 (ePUB) (doi:10.1057/9781137274762.0016)

Odena, O. (2014) Musical creativity as a tool for inclusion. In: Shiu, E. (ed.) Creativity Research: An Inter-Disciplinary and Multi-Disciplinary Research Handbook. Series: Routledge studies in innovation, organizations and technology. Routledge: Abingdon, UK, and New York, NY, USA, pp. 247-270. ISBN 9780415624565 (hardback) 9780203104392 (ebook)

Odena, O. (2014) Facilitating the development of innovative projects with undergraduate conservatory students. In: Burnard, P. (ed.) Developing Creativities in Higher Music Education: International Perspectives and Practices. Routledge: Abingdon, UK, and New York, NY, USA, pp. 127-138. ISBN 9780415709941 (hardback) 9781315885223 (ebook)

Odena, O. (2014) Some challenges of practice based/centred enquiry. In: Harrison, S. D. (ed.) Research and Research Education in Music Performance and Pedagogy. Series: Landscapes: the arts, aesthetics, and education, 11. Springer: Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 119-131. ISBN 9789400774346 (hardback) 9789400774353 (ebook) (doi:10.1007/978-94-007-7435-3_9)

Odena, O. (2013) Creatividad en educación musical: una exploración cualitativa. In: Díaz, M. and Giráldez, A. (eds.) Investigación Cualitativa en Educación Musical [Qualitative Enquiry in Music Education - original in Spanish]. Graó: Barcelona, Spain, pp. 99-115. ISBN 9788499804965 (hardback); 9788499805108 (ebook)

Odena, O. (2012) Creativity in the secondary music classroom. In: McPherson, G. and Welch, G. (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 1. Series: Oxford handbooks. Oxford University Press: New York, NY, USA, pp. 512-528. ISBN 9780199730810 (hardback); 9780199971213 (ebook) (doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199730810.013.0031)

Odena, O. (2012) Introduction. In: Musical Creativity: Insights from Music Education Research. Series: SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music. Ashgate: Farnham, UK and Burlington, VT, USA, pp. 1-2. ISBN 9781409406228

Odena, O. (2012) Perspectives on musical creativity: where next? In: Odena, O. (ed.) Musical Creativity: Insights from Music Education Research. Series: SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music. Ashgate: Farnham, UK and Burlington, VT, USA, pp. 201-213. ISBN 9781409406228

Odena, O., and Spruce, G. (2012) Part 4. Music learning and teaching during adolescence: ages 12-18. In: McPherson, G. and Welch, G. (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 1. Series: Oxford handbooks. Oxford University Press: New York, NY, USA, pp. 435-548. ISBN 9780199730810 (hardback); 9780199971213 (ebook)

Odena, O., and Welch, G. (2012) Teachers’ perceptions of creativity. In: Odena, O. (ed.) Musical Creativity: Insights from Music Education Research. Series: SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music. Ashgate: Farnham, UK and Burlington, VT, USA, pp. 29-48. ISBN 9781409406228

Spruce, G., and Odena, O. (2012) Commentary: music teaching and learning during adolescence: ages 12-18. In: McPherson, G. and Welch, G. (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 1. Series: Oxford handbooks. Oxford University Press: New York, NY, USA, pp. 437-440. ISBN 9780199730810 (hardback); 9780199971213 (ebook) (doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199730810.013.0026)

Odena, O. (2007) Experiencias de un estudio del pensamiento del profesorado sobre creatividad musical en escuelas de Inglaterra. Implicaciones educativas. In: Díaz Gómez, M. and Riaño Galán, M.E. (eds.) Creatividad en Educación Musical. Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Cantabria: Santander, Spain, pp. 61-70. ISBN 9788481024579

Odena, O. (2007) La creatividad en la educación musical. La relación entre la teoría y la práctica educativas. In: Díaz Gómez, M. and Riaño Galán, M.E. (eds.) Creatividad en Educación Musical. Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Cantabria: Santander, Spain, pp. 47-60. ISBN 9788481024579

Fortuny, C., Garcia, E., and Odena, O. (1996) Activitat musical a Balaguer 1926-1935. In: 75 Anys d'Història. Balaguer Choral Society: Lleida, Spain, pp. 75-84.

Edited Books

Odena, O. and Figueiredo, S., (Eds.) (2014) Proceedings of the 25th International Seminar of the ISME Commission on Research. Federal University of Paraíba, João Pessoa, Brazil. International Society for Music Education: Malvern, Australia. ISBN 9780994205520 (eBook) [pp373]

Odena, O., (Ed.) (2012) Musical Creativity: Insights from Music Education Research. Series: SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music. Routledge: Abingdon, UK, and New York, NY, USA. ISBN 9781409406228 (hardback); 9781409437680 (ebook PDF); 9781409495086 (ebook ePUB) [pp223]

Research Reports or Papers

Odena, O., Summers, M., Jaap, A., and Rodriguez, A. (2016) Music for Integration Research Briefing (Poster). Other. University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.

Odena, O., Summers, M., Jaap, A., and Rodriguez, A. (2016) Music for Integration Research Briefing: Exploring the Potential of Music Education for Integrating Newly Arrived Children in Schools. Project Report. University of Glasgow Press, Glasgow, UK.

Odena, O. (2014) Overcoming Barriers with Music [Interim Project Report]. Other. University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

Odena, O., and Burgess, H. (2012) Enhancing Feedback for Academic Writing across Research Degrees. Project Report. The UK Higher Education Academy.

Odena, O. (2012) Final Report for the University of Hertfordshire (UH) Learning and Teaching Institute’s Innovation Award Enhancing Feedback for Academic Writing across Research Degrees. Project Report. UH Learning and Teaching Institute.

Miller, S., Connolly, P., Odena, O., and Styles, B. (2009) A Randomised Controlled Trial Evaluation of Business in the Community’s Time to Read Pupil Mentoring Programme. Project Report. Centre for Effective Education, Belfast, UK.

Odena, O. (2009) Early Music Education as a Tool for Inclusion and Respect for Diversity. Study Paper for the Bernard van Leer Foundation. Project Report. University of Brighton and Bernard van Leer Foundation, Brighton, UK.

Odena, O., and Connolly, P. (2009) Joint Learning Initiative on Children and Ethnic Diversity. Report of Phase 1 – Scoping Exercise. Project Report. School of Education, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, UK.

Leitch, R., Lundy, L., Gardner, J., Clough, P., Galanouli, D., Odena, O., and Mitchell, S. (2008) Consulting Pupils on the Assessment of their Learning: TLRP Research Briefing 36. Project Report. Teaching and Learning Research Programme - Economic and Social Research Council (TLRP ESRC), London, UK.

Leitch, R., Lundy, L., Clough, P., Gardner, J., and Odena, O. (2008) Putting Pupils at the Heart of Assessment. Children’s rights in Practice. Other. Teaching and Learning Research Programme - Economic and Social Research Council (TLRP-ESRC), London, UK.

Leitch, R., Gardner, J., Lundy, L., Clough, P., Galanouli, D., Odena, O., and Mitchell, S. (2007) Consulting Pupils on the Assessment of their Learning. Project Report. Economic and Social Research Council.

Odena, O. (2003) Creativitat en l’Educació Musical. Teoria, Percepcions Docents i Implicacions Educatives. Project Report. Generalitat de Catalunya.

Conference Proceedings

Odena, O. (2016) Towards a useful paradigm for teacher-research. In: 29th International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) Conference, University of Glasgow, UK, 6-9 Jan 2016,

Odena, O., Summers, M., Jaap, A., and Rodriguez, A. (2016) Exploring the potential of music education for integrating newly arrived children in Scottish schools. In: 32nd World Conference International Society for Music Education, Glasgow, UK, 24-29 July 2016, pp. 124-125.

Gauld, N., Odena, O., Beck, A., Green, J., Huxtable, R., and Leigh, R. J. (2015) Education as if Research Mattered. In: Scottish Educational Research Association (SERA) Annual Conference, University of Aberdeen, UK, 18-20 November 2015,

Odena, O., and Burgess, H. (2013) Enquiring into writing development across research degrees: a new generative model. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, UK, 3-5 Sep 2013,

Odena, O., and Burgess, H. (2012) An exploration of academic writing development across research degrees: the students’ perspective. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, University of Manchester, UK, 4-6 Sep 2012,

Odena, O. (2011) To use or not to use software? An exploration of the use of software for qualitative data analysis. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, London, UK, 6-8 Sep 2011, Institute of Education,

Odena, O. (2009) Exploring the potential of music education to facilitate children's cross-community activities in Belfast. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 2-5 Sep 2009,

Odena, O., Kehoe, S., and Miller, S. (2009) A qualitative evaluation of a mentoring reading programme for 9-10 year olds in Northern Ireland. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 2-5 Sep 2009,

Odena, O. (2009) Exploring the Potential of Music Education to Facilitate Children’s Cross-Community Activities in Northern Ireland [Keynote]. In: Intercultural Education and Peaceful Co-existence: The Role of the School, Larnaca, Cyprus, 19 Nov 2009,

James, M., Leitch, R., Taggart, B., Odena, O., and Pollard, A. (2008) The engaged learner. In: Improving Teaching: Enhancing Learning. A Two Day Conference Connecting Evidence, Practice and Policy, London, UK, 24-25 Nov 2008,

Odena, O. (2008) A qualitative investigation of practitioners’ views on cross-community music education in Northern Ireland: reality and potential in a post-conflict society. In: 22nd International Seminar on Research in Music Education, International Society for Music Education (ISME) Research Commission, Centro de Investigação em Psicologia da Música e Educação Musical do Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Porto, Portugal, 13-18 Jul 2008,

Leitch, R., Odena, O., Gardner, J., Lundy, L., Mitchell, S., Galanouli, D., and Clough, P. (2007) Consulting secondary school students on increasing participation in their own assessment in Northern Ireland. In: European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), the Annual Conference of the European Educational Research Association (EERA), University of Ghent, Belgium, 19-21 Sep 2007,

Odena, O. (2007) Using specialist software for qualitative data analysis. [Closing seminar]. In: Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) Annual Conference, Cavan, Republic of Ireland, 29-31 Mar 2007,

Hayden, J., and Odena, O. (2007) Social inclusion and respect for diversity. A framework for early childhood programs. In: European Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA) Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 29 Aug – 1 Sep 2007,

Leitch, R., Gardner, J., Mitchell, S., Lundy, L., Clough, P., Galanouli, D., and Odena, O. (2006) Researching creatively with pupils in Assessment for Learning (AfL) classrooms on experiences of participation and consultation. In: European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) the Annual Conference of the European Educational Research Association (EERA), 13-15 Sep 2006, University of Geneva, Switzerland,

Odena, O. (2006) Creatividad en la Educación Musical [Keynote]. In: Creatividad en Educación Musical, University of Cantabria Summer Course, Santander, Spain, 3-7 July 2006, pp. 47-60.

Odena, O. (2006) Experiencias de un estudio del pensamiento del profesorado sobre creatividad musical en escuelas de secundaria de Inglaterra [Keynote]. In: Creatividad en Educación Musical, University of Cantabria Summer Course, Santander, Spain, 3-7 July 2006, pp. 61-70.

Odena, O. (2006) Musical creativity and the teacher: an examination of data from an investigation of secondary school music teachers’ perceptions of creativity. In: 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC2006), Bologna, Italy, 22-26 Aug 2006, pp. 310-315.

Odena, O., and Cabrera, L. (2006) Dramatising the score: an action research investigation of the use of Mozart’s Magic Flute as performance guide for his clarinet Concerto. In: 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, University of Bologna, Italy, 22-26 Aug 2006, pp. 706-709.

Odena, O., and Welch, G. (2006) The influence of teachers’ backgrounds on their perceptions of musical creativity. In: 21st International Seminar on Research in Music Education, International Society for Music Eduation (ISME) Research Commission, Bali, Indonesia, 9-14 July 2006,

Odena, O., Plummeridge, C., and Welch, G. (2004) Creativity in music education with particular reference to the perceptions of teachers in English secondary schools. In: 20th International Seminar on Research in Music Education, International Society for Music Eduation (ISME) Research Commission, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, July 2004,

Odena, O. (2002) Using videotaped extracts of lessons during interviews to facilitate the eliciting of teachers' thinking. An example with music schoolteachers' perceptions of creativity. In: European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) the Annual Conference of the European Educational Research Association (EERA), University of Lisbon, Portugal, 11-14 Sep 2002,

Odena, O. (2001) How do secondary school music teachers view creativity? A report on educators' views of teaching composing skills. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, University of Leeds, UK, 13-15 Sep 2001,

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