Music 270

Music and Society

Tu Th 4:00 - 5:15

Ives 119

A study of the relationship between the operation of societies, the activities of musicians, and the nature of music produced in various social contexts. Satisfies GE category C4 (Comparative Perspectives).

For an overview of the class, go to the Syllabus page .

 

 

INSTRUCTOR

Will Johnson

OFFICE

Ives 17

TELEPHONE

(707) 664-2631

e-mail

ssumus270@aol.com

Welcome to the Music and Society Homepage!

In the table below, you will find any late breaking news about the class.

Information is always dated, with most current at the top of the table.

Date

Information/Instructions

   
4/17

Grade Roster is now posted. The link is Grades . The Grade Roster is sorted by Student ID.

You can always get to the most updated grade records from this link. The date of the most recent update is on the right hand side at the top of each page.

The Grade Roster is a PDF file, which will download to your hard drive and open in Acrobat Reader.

Check the Grade Roster frequently to be sure my records agree with you have turned infor the class.

   
3/06

Music 270 Attendance Roster is now posted. The link is Attendance .The Attendance Roster is sorted by Student ID.

You can always get to the most updated grade records from this link. The date of the most recent update is on the right hand side at the top of each page.

The Attendance Roster is a PDF file, which will download to your hard drive and open in Acrobat Reader.

Check the Attendance Roster frequently to be sure my records agree with your attendance in the class.

   

1/29/07

FIRST DAY OF CLASS ON THE WEB

DO FIRST

Begin by reading the Syllabus for the class. The Syllabus and most other pages are linked at the tope of the page to all the other pages on the site.

Be sure you are clear on the different kinds of work required for the class.

Note that all work to be turned in for the class is to be submitted online; no work is to be submitted as hard copy.

Submit all work in the body of an e-mail sent to me at mus270s07@aol.com. Do not attach work to your email--I may not be able to read it. You should type work into your word processor, then copy and paste it into the e-mail.

After you have read the Syllabus, follow the links at the top of the page to the other webpages. Go to every page and be sure you understand what is expected. Pay special attention to the Schedule page; everything you need to know about when work is due is on this page, with links to web pages which explain in more detail.

I have also provided a list of every assignment required for the class, with the date due and links to more details about how to complete it; you can acces this list at 270 assignment list

IMPORTANT: After you have perused the web site, please, send me an e-mail to mus270s07@aol.com confirming that you have connected to and explored the website. If you have questions about the class, use this e-mail to ask them. I will try to answer promptly.

Your e-mail to me will provide an e-mail address to link to you; if you send your e-mail from an address other than the e-mai you wish me to usel, please include in your message the e-mail address you want me to use.

Sending me an e-mail with your name in it and the e-mail address you will use for the class is worth 2 extra points on your grade.

DO NEXT

FIRST WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT:

NOTE: To complete this assignment, , you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.To download this program to your computer, go to http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html. It's a free reader which you will find useful in many other setting beside this class. Make sure you have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer before you follow the next instructions!

Click here to connect to your first written assignment, the Doodling performance and response paper. When you click on here, a PDF file will download onto your hard drive, and Adobe Acrobe Reader should open the file for you automaitically. (If it does not, open Adobe Acrobat Reader, then find an open the file named 270_doodling.pdf.)

After the file is opened on your desktop, print it out and follow the instructions.

Also download and print out the Musicking page, another PDF file. For more about how you will use this file, read the group music making page on the website

for your info

Faculty are asked to include the following reminders to students concerning SSU regulations and operations.

"There are important University policies that you should be aware of,

such as the add/drop policy; cheating and plagiarism policy, grade appeal

procedures; accommodations for students with disabilities and the diversity vision

statement. Go to this URL to find them.

http://www.sonoma.edu/uaffairs/policies/studentinfo.shtml

CLICK ON SYLLABUS OR SCHEDULE TO GET TO THE REST OF THE WEBSITE.