Approximate Schedule of Lectures & Assignments: SPRING 2015

 

Date

Lecture Topic

Text Readings and E-Workbook

M 1/12


W 1/14

Introduction


The Genesis of Rock and Roll

To access the online textbook, workbook
quizzes and ancillaries you need to purchase a
MUS 1520 (on campus) User License from MyCoursePack.com

Chapter 1 (This link is provided as a courtesy to
give you time to purchase a user license)

The 9 Online quizzes must be done by Mon April 27, but
- Quizzes 1, 2 & 3 should be done before Exam 1
- Quizzes 4, 5 & 6 should be done before Exam 2

- Quizzes 7, 8 & 9 should be done before the Final.

M 1/19

 

W 1/21

No Class Meeting (ML King Holiday)

 

The Genesis of Rock and Roll

Schedule of MLK Events at WMU

 

Chapter 1

M 1/26

 

W 1/28

Pop Rock of the 50s and 60s

 

Pop Rock of the 50s and 60s

Ch. 2 (online assignment for Ch.1 now available)

 

Ch. 2

M 2/2

 

W 2/4

1962-66: US Pop-Rock vs. Britain

 

1962-66: US Pop-Rock vs. Britain

Ch. 3 (online assignment for Ch.2 now available)

 

Ch. 3

M 2/9

 

W 2/11

1962-66: US Pop-Rock vs. Britain

 

1962-66: US Pop-Rock vs. Britain

Ch. 3 (online assignment for Ch.3 now available)

 

Ch. 3

M 2/16

 

W 2/18

EXAM 1 (Chaps 1-3; bring #2 pencil)

 

Soul Music

(to prepare, see online review for Exam 1)

 

Ch. 4

M 2/23

 

W 2/25

Soul Music

 

Soul Music

Ch. 4

 

Ch. 4 (online assignment for Ch.4 now available)

M 3/2

 

W 3/4

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock
 

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock

Ch. 5
 

Ch. 5

3/9&3/11

Spring Recess (No class meetings)
 

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M 3/16

 

W 3/18

NO CLASS MEETING

 

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock

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Ch. 5 (online assignment for Ch.5 now available)

M 3/23

 

W 3/25

The 70s

 

The 70s

Ch. 6

 

Ch. 6 (online assignment for Ch.6 now available)

M 3/30

 

W 4/1

The 70s

 

EXAM 2 (Chaps. 4-6; bring #2 pencil)

Ch. 6

 

(to prepare, see online review for Exam 2)

M 4/6

 

W 4/8

Punk

 

Punk

Ch. 7

 

Ch. 7 (online assignment for Ch.7 now available)

M 4/13

 

W 4/15

The 80s: MTV and The New Wave

 

The 80s: MTV and The New Wave

Ch. 8

 

Ch. 8 (online assignment for Ch.8 now available)

M 4/20

W 4/22

The Mid-80s-90s: Alternative and Rap

The Mid-80s-90s: Alternative and Rap

Ch. 9 (online assignment for Ch.9 now available)

Ch. 9

M 4/27

FINAL EXAM 7:15-9:15PM
(covers Chapters1-9 and all videos)

(to prepare, see online review for Final Exam)

--Extra credit verification due before exam starts)
ALL QUIZZES DUE