TEXTBOOK READINGS and ONLINE QUIZ ASSESSMENTS
To access the online textbook readings and workbook assignments for MUS1520,
you need to purchase, fill out, and turn in a Music 1520 User
License (now on sale at the WMU Bookstore)
- As a courtesy, an open
link to Chapter 1 of the textbook is provided on the MUS1520 Course
Schedule (this allows you a week to get a user license without getting
behind on the assigned reading).
access Chapters 2 through 9 of the textbook and all of the e-Workbook quizzes,
you will need to have a User License on file with the instructor.
- To read the
textbook chapters, you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software
installed on your computer/browser--click here to get the latest
version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Each of the nine
e-Workbook quiz assessments will be opened up at an appropriate time over the
course of the semester (see the "Course Schedule"
link for details). Once a quiz assessment is opened, it will stay opened until
the day of the final exam. These quiz assessments are NOT timed, but you can
only submit a quiz once for grading. Quizzes are not officially "due"
until the scheduled in-class date of the final exam; however, you
will find it helpful to complete Quiz Assessments 1-3 before taking exam 1,
Quiz Assessments 4-6 before taking Exam 2, and Quiz Assessments 7-9 before
taking the Final Exam.
TO GET TO THE ONLINE TEXTBOOK AND WORKBOOK:
The online Textbook and eWorkbook
materials are accessed through WMU's "DesireToLearn
1. Go to https://elearning.wmich.edu/
2. Log in, with the USERNAME and PASSWORD for your
WMU e-mail account (if you do not know this, contact the WMU Computer Help Desk)
Click on the "ROCK MUSIC: GENESIS & DEVEL" (MUSIC 1520) link.
4. In the content index, click on any of the "Textbook Chapter" or
"E-Workbook Assignments" links and follow instructions.
(If you added the class late, your name may not be in the WMU
eLearning database yet)
- Do the BROWSER CHECK on
the opening page to see if your browser software is compatible with WMU
- If you use the "Save
All" button to save your answers, this may CLEAR all your answers instead
of saving them (this is due to a conflict when certain versions of Skype and
Firefox are installed on the same computer).
- If you are using WINDOWS
XP and the latest version of Microsoft INTERNET EXPLORER, and you are having
e-Learning problems, you should try using a different browser, or log on to
e-Learning from a computer in one of the WMU student labs.
- I will hand grade any
assignment that the score does not show up for (You do not need to e-mail me
- I will reset any
assignment that has locked up AS LONG AS YOU DO NOT HAVE ANY INCORRECT ANSWERS
in that assignment. (You do not need to e-mail me about this). If there are
incorrect answers, you will have to contact me in class.
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trouble with WMU eLearning or GoWMU, click here for