Approximate Schedule of Lectures & Assignments: SPRING 2016

 

Date

Lecture Topic

Text Readings and E-Workbook

M 1/11


W 1/13

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 1/18

 

W 1/20

No Class Meeting (ML King Holiday)

 

The Genesis of Rock and Roll

Schedule of MLK Events at WMU

 

Chapter 1

M 1/25

 

W 1/27

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 2/1

 

W 2/3

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 2/8

 

W 2/10

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 2/15

 

W 2/17

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

 

Soul Music

(to prepare, see online review for Exam 1)

 

Ch. 4

M 2/22

 

W 2/24

Soul Music

 

Soul Music

Ch. 4

 

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

M 2/29

 

W 3/1

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock
 

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock

Ch. 5
 

Ch. 5

3/7&3/9

Spring Recess (No class meetings)
 

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M 3/14

 

W 3/16

NO CLASS MEETING

 

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock

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

M 3/21

 

W 3/23

The 70s

 

The 70s

Ch. 6

 

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

M 3/28

 

W 3/30

The 70s

 

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

Ch. 6

 

(to prepare, see online review for Exam 2)

M 4/4

 

W 4/6

Punk

 

Punk

Ch. 7

 

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

M 4/11

 

W 4/13

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 4/18

W 4/20

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

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

Ch. 9 (online assignment for Chaps.9+10 now available)

Ch. 9

M 4/25

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