Approximate Schedule of Lectures & Assignments: FALL 2014

 

Date

Lecture Topic

Text Readings and E-Workbook

M 9/1



W 9/3

No Class Meeting (Labor Day)


Introduction
To access the online textbook and workbook
quizzes you need to purchase a Music 1520
User License from the WMU Bookstore.

To access the online textbook and workbook
quizzes you need to purchase a MUS 1520
User License
from the WMU Bookstore

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

- 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 9/8

W 9/10

The Genesis of Rock and Roll

The Genesis of Rock and Roll

Chapter 1

Chapter 1

M 9/15

W 9/17

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 9/22

W 9/24

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 9/29

W 10/1

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 10/6

W 10/8

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

Soul Music

 (to prepare, see online review for Exam 1)

Ch. 4

M 10/13

W 10/15

Soul Music

Soul Music

Ch. 4

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

M 10/20

W 10/22

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock

Ch. 5

Ch. 5

M 10/27

W 10/29

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock

The 70s

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

Ch. 6

M 11/3

W 11/5

The 70s (last day to drop a class at WMU)

The 70s

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

Ch. 6

M 11/10

W 11/12

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

Punk

(to prepare, see online review for Exam 2)

Ch. 7

M 11/17

W 11/19

Punk

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

Ch. 8 (all online assignments now available)

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M 11/24

W 11/26

The 80s: MTV and The New Wave

No Class Meeting (Thanksgiving break)


Ch. 8

M 12/1

W 12/3

No Class Meeting (for MUS 1520)

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

Ch. 9

Ch. 9

M 12/8

FINAL EXAM 5-7 PM
(covers Chapters1-9 and all videos)

(to prepare, see online review for Final Exam)

--Extra credit verification due before exam starts)