MUL2010

Music Appreciation

Course Code:
MUL2010

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
001, 701C, 702, 703

 

Course Description:
A course designed to meet the skills needed to evaluate and appreciate historically significant music from around the world. The emphasis will be on listening. Each listening session is paired with discussion relating to form, style, and expression as it relates to the elements of music and musical compositions representative of varying cultures. This course has been designated as an international/diversity course.

 

Course Details

Instructors:

Angie White
Office:  H107
whitea@chipola.edu

Dr. Christine Yoshikawa
Office: H127
yoshikawac@chipola.edu

Dr. Josh Martin
Office: H125
martinj@chipola.edu

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Music, An Appreciation. Roger Kamien. McGraw-Hill. 10th edition. Brief edition with Connect.  ISBN:  9781265139018

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

College-Level Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate works of human culture

H-1 Compare works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music) in various cultures or literary movements

H-2 Analyze artistic expressions (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)

H-3 Communicate informed responses to works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)

H-4 Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level Student Learning ObjectivesDiscipline-Specific 
Learning Outcomes
Assessment Methods
Analyze the contexts of music and select musicians in music and world history. H1, H2, H3 Homework, Writing Assignments, Quizzes, Cumulative Final
Identify fundamental music concepts. H1, H2, H3  
Describe musical elements from varying style periods of music history H1, H2, H3  
Demonstrate appropriate behavior and response to musical concerts. H1, H2, H3  

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

In-Person Classes

Instructors will provide lessons on historically significant music from around the world via a combination of lectures, PowerPoints, listening exercises, collaboration, and out-of-class assignments. Each student will be expected to read all assigned material as well as complete all listening and writing assignments. The instructor will provide timely feedback on assignments and hold weekly office hours to address further questions and student needs outside of class time. The final grade will be based on class participation, exams and quizzes, and a cumulative final exam.

Students are expected to:

  • Arrive to class on time
  • Turn in assignments on time
  • Participate in discussions and be focused in class
  • Read all assigned readings
  • Complete all written assignments, quizzes and final exam.

Online Classes

Instructors will provide lessons on historically significant music from around the world via a combination of assigned readings, PowerPoints, listening exercises, and assignments. Each student will be expected to read all assigned material as well as complete all listening and writing assignments. The instructor will provide timely feedback on assignments and offer contact information to address further questions and student needs. The final grade will be based on class participation, exams and quizzes, and a cumulative final exam using the Honorlock software.

Students are expected to:

  • Turn in assignments on time
  • Participate in discussion boards
  • Read all assigned readings
  • Complete all written assignments, quizzes and final exam.

Make‑up work is the responsibility of the student, as covered in the instructor’s First Day Handout.

PLAGIARISM is academic dishonesty and may be defined as submitting another’s work as your own.  It includes failure to use quotation marks or other conventional marking around material quoted from any printed or electronic source.  Plagiarism shall also include paraphrasing a specific source without indicating accurately what the source is.  Plagiarism shall further include downloading essays or letting another person compose or rewrite a student's written assignment.  Plagiarism will result in a zero (0) for the assignment.

 

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