Approximate Schedule of Lectures & Assignments: SPRING 2014

 

Date

Lecture Topic

Text Readings and E-Workbook

M 1/6

W 1/8

Introduction (Class cancelled)

The Genesis of Rock and Roll

To access the online textbook and workbook
quizzes you need to purchase a McGraw-Hill
User License from the WMU Bookstore.

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

M 1/13

 

W 1/15

The Genesis of Rock and Roll 

 

Pop Rock of the 50s and 60s

Chapter 1

 

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

M 1/20

 

W 1/22

No Class Meeting (ML King Holiday)

 

Pop Rock of the 50s and 60s

Schedule of MLK Events at WMU

 

Ch. 2

M 1/27

 

W 1/29

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 2/3

 

W 2/5

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 2/10

 

W 2/12

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

 

Soul Music

(to prepare, see online review for Exam 1)

 

Ch. 4

M 2/17

 

W 2/19

Soul Music

 

Soul Music

Ch. 4

 

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

M 2/24

 

W 2/26

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock
 

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock

Ch. 5
 

Ch. 5

3/3-3/5

Spring Recess (No class meetings)

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M 3/10

 

W 3/12

Folk-Rock, Psychedelia & Woodstock

 

The 70s

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

 

Ch. 6

M 3/17

 

W 3/19

The 70s

 

The 70s

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

 

Ch. 6

M 3/24

 

W 3/26

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

 

Punk

(to prepare, see online review for Exam 2)

 

Ch. 7

M 3/31

 

W 4/2

Punk

 

NO CLASS MEETING

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

 

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M 4/7

 

W 4/9

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 4/14

W 4/16

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 4/21

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

(to prepare, see online review for Final Exam)

--Extra credit verification due before exam starts)