Author Archives: eoleary

TI:ME Conference Presentation: Website Design and Construction

I am thrilled to be able to share some of my skills in the area of web design, and specifically WordPress with other educators at the 2012 TI:ME National Conference in San Antonio.

A collection of some of the sites I’ve helped design or build is listed below.

Some of the web services I will discuss during the presentation will include:

Each of these sites can be used at no cost with some offering additional services and capabilities at a paid level.

If you have any questions about WordPress and its potential uses with your program or teaching, please contact me at emmettoleary (at) I would be thrilled to serve as a resource for you!

2013 AMEA Presentation: The Psychology of Motivation

This presentation was offered at the 2013 Arizona Music Educators Association Conference. The session discussed the underlying psychological principles that influence motivation, specifically in the music classroom.

Slides from the presentation are embedded below.

Psychology of Motivation Slides by Emmett O'Leary

2012 ATMI/CMS Technology Pre-Conference: Podcasting as a Means for Professional Development and Student Instruction in Music

This presentation was part of the 2012 ATMI/CMS Technology Pre-Conference held in San Diego, California. It explains the podcast production process and highlights potential applications of podcasting for development of music teaching skills and as a means of student instruction in the music classroom.

Emmett O’Leary, Arizona State University
Dr. Brandon Houghtalen, University of New Mexico

2012 ATMI CMS Presentation Slides by Emmett O'Leary

2012 AMEA Poster Session: A Review of Literature on Marching Band and Concert Band Repertoire Selection

This poster is from the 2012 Arizona Music Educators Association Conference Research Poster Session. Had a great experience sharing my research in the area of repertoire selection literature in the concert band and marching band areas.

Poster from the session is embedded below:

AMEA Poster 2012.pdf by Emmett O'Leary