ALCB 409Y: MUSIC APPRECIATION
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||24 lecture per quarter (24 total per quarter)|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Participating students will demonstrate a broader and more informed awareness of diversity in music.
- The successful student will create a "playlist," either orally or in writing, of 5-10 or more favorite artists or musical compositions, briefly explaining the rationale for each choice.
- Participating students will demonstrate increased listening sensitivity and auditory acuity through exposure to music.
- The successful student will demonstrate listening acuity and/or memory recall while revisiting a popular song from his or her past.
The student will be able to:
A. name specific well-known composers and identify their music.
B. articulate critical response to composers and their work.
C. describe social and historical context in which composers worked.
This class may include all or part of these areas:
A. Biographical information on important composers and overview of the times in which they lived
B. Listening techniques
C. Elements of musical pieces
D. Selected listening from master pieces of music
E. Cognitive strategies to improve listening and memory skills
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Progress on Student Educational Contract
B. Instructor observation
Method(s) of Instruction
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Selected musical pieces, score sheets and other reference materials as assigned by instructor.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments