(Prerequisites, this course is a prerequisite for MU 882.) An advanced research independent projects course that will focus on an identified music teaching-learning concept. The student will explore through guided research the concept's knowledge base as well as the recent research in the related field. This research will serve as the foundation for the development of the Master of Music - Music Education capstone requirements - instructional practicum (MU 882), graduate project (MU 870), or thesis (MU 879).