Approximate Schedule of Lectures & Assignments: SPRING 2017

 

Date

Topic

Text Readings and E-Workbook

 

 

 

M 1/9


W 1/11

Note: I had open heart surgery on Dec 7
and we will not be meeting in the classroom
until Monday, Jan 23 at 6PM
in Knauss
Hall
. Until then, you will have online
readings and assignments to do --->

Introduction


The Genesis of Rock and Roll

 

Click here to see online homework for weeks 1 and 2

 

Read Chapter 1 of online textbook


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



The 9 Online quizzes Due Dates
- Quizzes 1, 2 & 3 must be done before Exam 1 (Feb 13)
- Quizzes 4, 5 & 6 must be done before Exam 2 (Mar 29)

- Quizzes 7, 8 & 9/10 must be done before the Final (4/24)

M 1/16

 

W 1/18

No Class Meeting (ML King Holiday)

 

The Genesis of Rock and Roll

Schedule of MLK Events at WMU

 

Read Chapter 1 of online textbook

M 1/23

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 1/25

This is the first day we meet in
Knauss Hall 2452
(and we will meet
there for the rest the semester)


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 1/30

 

W 2/1

Pop Rock of the 50s and 60s

 

1962-66: US Pop-Rock vs. Britain

Ch. 2

 

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

M 2/6

 

W 2/8

1962-66: US Pop-Rock vs. Britain

 

1962-66: US Pop-Rock vs. Britain

Ch. 3

 

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

M 2/13

 

W 2/15

1962-66: US Pop-Rock vs. Britain

 

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

Ch. 3

 

(see Exam 1 study guide)--Online Quizzes 1-3 due

M 2/20

 

W 2/22

Soul Music

 

Soul Music

Ch. 4

 

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

M 2/27

 

W 3/1

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock
 

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock

Ch. 5
 

Ch. 5

3/6&3/8

Spring Recess (No class meetings)
 

-- 

M 3/13

 

W 3/15

NO CLASS MEETING

 

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock

--

 

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

M 3/20

 

W 3/22

The 70s

 

The 70s

Ch. 6

 

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

M 3/27

 

W 3/29

The 70s

 

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

Ch. 6

 

(see Exam 2 Study Guide)—Online Quizzes 4-6 due

M 4/3

 

W 4/5

Punk

 

Punk

Ch. 7

 

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

M 4/10

 

W 4/12

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 4/17

W 4/19

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 4/24

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

(to prepare, see Final Exam Study Guide)

--Extra credit verification due before exam starts)
ONLINE QUIZZES 7-9/10 DUE